Commonly Asked Questions About Probation

Commonly Asked Questions About Probation

If you’re facing a criminal conviction, there is a good chance that your attorney might ask the court to release you on probation. When serving time on probation, it’s essential to follow the guidelines to maintain your legal standing. Laws vary throughout the...
Probation Violation

Probation Violation

Probation is a court order that provides a convicted offender the ability to serve the balance of their sentence without spending it in jail. A probation term will usually include particular constraints and requirements that need to be satisfied by the criminal...

What is a Substantive Probation Violation

Once a substantive probation violation has been alleged against you, many of the rights that you are entitled to as a criminal defendant go out the window. You no longer have a right to bond or pretrial release, and you no longer have a right to a trial by jury to...