Violation of Probation Attorney
Probation Terms in Glen Burnie, Maryland
If you have been put on probation, then you have been released from detention
and other serious punishments. Your probation conditions are dependent
upon you maintaining good behavior during a certain time period under
Restrictions that can be a part of your probation agreement can include:
- Curfew times
- Movements outside of jurisdiction
- Possession of dangerous items (such as firearms)
- Regular meetings with probation officer
- Remaining drug or alcohol-free
If you violate any of the conditions outlined in your probation agreement,
you could be facing serious consequences.
Consequences of Violation of Probation
A violation of probation in Maryland is rather serious and should be handled
with great attention and care from an experienced attorney. Consequences
of a violation of probation can vary, but in all cases the original probation
agreement will be revoked.
If you were offered probation in place of a different punishment, your
consequences may include:
Resuming the original punishment
- Paying fines
- Spending time in jail
- Serving a longer probation period under heavier restrictions
If you violate your probation, you will most likely be summoned to a scheduled
hearing during which a witness of the state (most likely your probation
officer) must be able to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you breached
your probation terms.
How a Criminal Defense Lawyer at Garland Hall Can Help
You may be wondering how a criminal defense attorney can help you in your
situation. It is wise to seek legal help because if you can prove your
violation of probation was unintentional, the consequences may be minimized.
Having a skilled attorney on your side may be your strongest chance of
having the original terms of your probation agreement reinstated. I, Garland
Hall, am here to offer you my personalized legal services. I fight relentlessly
for the outcomes my clients want.
Call my office today for a
free 30-minute initial consultation.