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A probation violation is a serious offense that can result in new probation guidelines and restrictions, an increase in the probationary period, or even imprisonment. The prosecution will only need a preponderance of evidence for a probation violation conviction, as opposed to proving the crime beyond a reasonable doubt. When someone is released from prison on parole, they also required to adhere to various rules.
When parole is violated, the person may be put on electronic monitoring, ordered to participate in a community accountability program, or have their parole revoked. . If you have been charged with probation or parole violation, contact a Scottsdale criminal defense attorney for competent advice on your situation and to discuss your legal options.
The Law Offices of Randolph D. Toscano, PLLC is experienced in criminal defense and can provide the skilled legal representation you will need if you are facing probation or parole violation charges. Violating probation or parole puts your freedom is at considerable risk. My firm can protect your rights and help ensure the best possible outcome in your case.
When the court sentences someone to probation instead of jail, it considers that it has given the individual a chance to lead a more honest life. When that opportunity appears to have been wasted, the prosecution will seek additional sentencing, including jail time.
There are many ways a person can violate probation, including:
Whenever possible I will work with the prosecution before your case goes to trail to mitigate the charges against you. You can count on our firm providing an aggressive defense both in and out of court. Contact a Scottsdale criminal defense attorney for prompt legal assistance if you have been charged with violating probation or parole.
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