Probation Violations – San Diego Criminal Law Info
While you are on probation, it is important to follow the terms and conditions set out by the court. These conditions vary depending on your individual circumstances. With that in mind, however, people may find themselves in situations that violate the conditions of their probation. San Diego criminal defense lawyer Randy M. Grossman can help you if you have been charged with violating probation. His expertise will be invaluable to you in your case.
About Probation Violations
Generally speaking, a probation violation means that you have not followed the terms and conditions set out by the court. This may include failure to report to a probation officer, failure to appear in court, failure to attend or complete a class, and committing a crime while on probation for another crime. Other conditions that may be violated could include purchasing or possessing a firearm, use of controlled substances, curfew violations, and leaving a designated jurisdiction while on probation.
Penalties for probation violations can be quite severe and vary depending on the type of violation that occurred. In general, additional fines, jail time, community service, and additional mandatory monitoring and restrictions may apply.
After a Probation Violation Charge – How a Criminal Law Attorney Can Help
If you or a loved one has been charged with a probation violation, speak with San Diego defense attorney Randy M. Grossman as soon as possible. Mr. Grossman will examine every element of your case as well as the conditions of your probation. By doing so, he will see if there was an actual probation violation or if one or multiple terms were unclear and unintentionally violated. If there are justifiable or compelling reasons for missing a court hearing or a probation meeting (such as a family emergency or illness), those can be noted in your case as well. A number of other issues may be brought forth to help dismiss additional penalties incurred against you.
If you or someone you love has been charged with a probation violation in San Diego and need the services of a criminal law and defense lawyer, contact the San Diego Criminal Law Offices of Randy M. Grossman.