Violation of Probation
BROWARD AND PALM BEACH COUNTY'S LEADING VIOLATION OF PROBATION DEFENSE LAWYER TEAM
BROWARD COUNTY VIOLATION OF PROBATION LAWYER
PALM BEACH COUNTY VIOLATION OF PROBATION ATTORNEY
Leifert & Leifert is a Florida criminal defense law firm offering aggressive and skilled representation to individuals accused of violation of probation or community control in Broward County, Palm Beach County and Miami-Dade County. If you were recently charged with a violation of probation or community control in Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Miami-Dade or any other part of South Florida, contact a violation of probation defense lawyer at Leifert & Leifert for immediate help in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade.
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FORMER VIOLATION OF PROBATION PROSECUTORS
Probation and community control sentences are utilized by Judges in Broward and Palm Beach as substitutes for county jail or Florida prison.
AGGRESSIVE VIOLATION OF PROBATION DEFENSE LAWYERS
Broward County / Palm Beach County / Miami-Dade County
Both probation and community control are supervision types of sentences which involve a significant amount oversight from a probation officer or community control officer in Palm Beach and Broward.
The two main requirements of probation and community control are to abide by the terms of the sentence and remain free of any new criminal law violations.
THERE ARE TWO GENERAL TYPES OF VIOLATIONS OF PROBATION
1. Technical Violations
A technical violation of probation or community control is one involving a condition of supervision not being met. Some examples of technical violations in Broward and Palm Beach are failure to report to probation or community control, failure to complete a court required program or a positive drug test.
2. Substantive Violations
A substantive violation is one involving an arrest for a new criminal violation while under the court's supervision.
WHAT WILL THE COURT DO UPON DISCOVERING A VIOLATION?
Judges in both Broward and Palm Beach will usually issue an arrest warrant for an alleged violation of probation or violation of community control. Once the warrant is active, the court will seek a resolution of the matter by expecting law enforcement to serve the violation warrant or rely on the individual to surrender.
WHAT CAN A VIOLATION OF PROBATION OR COMMUNITY CONTROL LAWYER DO TO HELP?
If the arrest warrant for the violation of probation or violation of community control is active, we may be able obtain a court date which would look towards a surrender on the warrant with the goal of resolving the violation at the hearing. If the case can be resolved without any incarceration, the warrant will be served in court alleviating the need for any jail time.
VIOLATIONS OF PROBATION AND COMMUNITY CONTROL SHOULD BE HANDLED BY AN EXPERIENCED VIOLATION OF PROBATION ATTORNEY
Make sure you consult with a lawyer who has experience in handling violations of probation and community control in Broward or Palm Beach. The procedures for probation and community control vary greatly from county to county. You want to make sure you utilize a local attorney who is familiar with courthouse procedures in both Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.
The two main concerns are that violations can subject an individual to a new sentence up to maximum sentence for the offense they were on probation or community control for. Additionally, if an individual received a withholding of adjudication (no conviction), a violation of probation or community control could cause an individual to lose the withholding of adjudication and receive a permanent conviction for the offense.
Contact a Broward or Palm Beach Violation of Probation or Community Control Attorney for immediate assistance.
CALL AN ATTORNEY AT LEIFERT & LEIFERT FOR HELP WITH YOUR VIOLATION OF PROBATION OR COMMUNITY CONTROL IN BROWARD, PALM BEACH OR MIAMI-DADE.
Recent Violation of Probation Cases:Charge: VIOLATION OF PROBATION - DUI
Location: Broward County PROBATION Court, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Result: DUI Violation of Probation Warrant Dismissed Broward Violation of Probation Attorney Brian S. Leifert obtains dismissal of Violation of Probation warrant. Client was on probation for the offense of DUI and it was alleged that she violated he probation for failure to complete community service and DUI school. Broward County Probation court case number 08-023163MM10A (Broward County Violation of Probation Judge Lee Seidman).