A probation violation is an offense occurring when you break any of the conditions a court assigned in conjunction with your probation.
While there are no official procedures for what happens immediately after a defendant violates probation, officers have wide discretion for how they’d like to handle the offense. Next steps usually depend on the type of condition you violated, whether you’ve previously been in violation, and the relationship you’ve built with your probation officer. If you are officially charged with violating your probation, you will typically receive a request to appear in court.
In today’s post, we look at six common probation violation charges, as well as possible defenses against them. After reading, if you are still unsure [...]