Violation of Probation in Hillsborough County Florida
Hillsborough Violation of Probation Lawyers
If you are on probation in Hillsborough County, Florida, and believe that your probation will allege that you violated your probation, then contact an experienced Violation of Probation Lawyer at the Sammis Law Firm to discuss all of your options. We represent men and women charged with violation of probation cases for felony and misdemeanor offenses.
The goal in any violation of probation case is to avoid any jail or prison sentence. Another goal is to avoid a conviction for the underlying offense if adjudication was originally withheld. Contact the Sammis Law Firm today by calling 813-250-0500 to discuss the fact of your case directly with an attorney during a office or phone consultation. Consultations are available 24/7, including evenings and weekends.
Call our office to learn about strategies for avoiding going into custody after a violation of probation warrant for your arrest has been issued including a motion to surrender. When your attorney files a motion to surrender you will have the opportunity to go to court with your attorney to ask the court to withdraw the warrant for violation of probation. A motion to surrender is particularly important if you have a valid defense to the violation of probation allegation.
Defenses to a violation of probation cases in Hillsborough County can include:
- The alleged violation was not willful;
- The alleged violation was not substantial;
- The evidence supporting the alleged violation of probation is subject to the exclusionary rule because of an unlawful detention or search;
- Inability to pay restitution;
- A drug test came back positive even through you did not used any controlled substance;
- You were not advised of the condition that you allegedly violated.
Misdemeanor Violation of Probation Cases in Hillsborough County
For any misdemeanor violation of probation case in Hillsborough County you will go back to see the judge that originally placed you on probation.
Felony Violation of Probation Cases in Hillsborough County
For any felony violation of probatoin case in Hillsborough County, you will go back to see the judge that originally placed you on probation if you are arrested on any new felony offense. If you are charged with violation of probation for any technical violation or after an arrest for any misdemeanor offense, then you will normally go to a special VOP division.
Call 813-250-0500 to speak with an experienced attorney about your Violation of Probation in Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL, or the surrounding areas throughout central Florida. The Tampa Criminal Lawyers at the Sammis Law Firm are available to answer your question today
Violation of Probation Information Center
Florida Anti-Murder Act - Read more about how Florida's Anti-Murder Act impacts certain felony violation of probation cases.
Order of Probation - Information on the order of probation and how that technical and substantive violations can result based on those terms and conditions.
Violation of Probation in a DUI Case - DUI probation contains numerous minimum mandatory conditions that are often difficult to complete within the time allowed including DUI school and an evaluation and follow up treatment. The most common basis for violation involving getting caught driving on a suspended driver's license especially after a second or third DUI conviction.
Early Termination of Probation - If you are put on probation start planning immediately to file for early termination as soon as all special conditions are met. You do not need an attorney to file for early termination, but in certain cases it might be to your advantage to have an attorney argue for your position.
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