Fort Worth Probation Violation Lawyers
What is Probation?
If you were convicted of a crime, you may have been sentenced to probation. Probation is when an offender is released from jail and given the chance to live at home under the supervision of a probation officer. Anyone who is on probation is expected to abide by very strict rules, which vary from sentence to sentence.
Common Terms of Probation
While on probation, you may have to:
- Meet with your probation officer at set times
- Appear at scheduled court dates
- Pay fines or restitution
- Undergo drug or alcohol testing
- Obey all laws and avoid further criminal charges
- Avoid traveling outside of the state
What are the Penalties for Violating Probation in Texas?
The judge in your case will have broad discretion when determining your sentence. If the judge finds you guilty of violating your probation, you could be facing serious consequences.
Potential penalties include:
- Extended probation
- Community service
- Jail time
Blake & Blake, LLP Probation Legal Counsel
If you have been accused of violating any of the terms of your probation, you will want to retain a trusted attorney to defend you. Officials take probation violations very seriously and go to great lengths to prosecute them. As you face this situation, arm yourself with the team at Blake & Blake, LLP. Our probation violation lawyers in Fort Worth have what it takes to stand up for you and protect your rights.
Remember that you have the legal right to:
- Receive in writing the charges against you
- Be heard in court by a neutral, unbiased judge
- Have a criminal defense attorney represent you
- Present witnesses and evidence
- Refute the evidence against you
Our probation violation lawyers in Fort Worth are fierce advocates and fearless against even the toughest prosecutors and judges. We refuse to back down until your case has been resolved satisfactorily.
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