Probation Violation Lawyers in Connecticut
Are You Facing Jail Time for a Probation Violation?
Being sentenced to a term of probation is often a positive outcome to those
who have been charged with a crime. Usually, it allows the individual
to avoid time in jail or prison. However, the individual must abide by
numerous conditions. If your conditions of probation are violated in any
way, it is possible that you could face the possibility of serving the
suspended portion of the sentence in jail.
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Probation Violation Hearings & Standard of Evidence
If you have been charged with a probation violation, you have the right
to a hearing in front of a judge that takes place within 120 days of your
arrest, unless the time limit is waived. In these cases, the standard
of evidence is very low, and the judge only needs to find beyond a preponderance
of the evidence that you violated the terms of probation. Because of this,
it is critical to have a knowledgeable team of Connecticut probation violation
attorneys defending your case. At Tomeo Sills, LLC, we have had great
success with having client's probation terminated before the term
was up, having clients placed back on probation rather than serving jail
time, and even having the probation violation charges dropped altogether.
Some of the common conditions of probation that may be violated include:
- Obeying all applicable laws and not getting arrested
- Not leaving the state without permission
- Reporting regularly to a probation officer
- Not possessing firearms or dangerous weapons
- Paying all applicable fines, court costs, and restitution
- Completing community service, counseling, or other required programs
Working Tirelessly to Help You Retain Your Freedom
Whether you have been arrested and charged with a new crime or charged
with a technical violation, our Connecticut criminal defense lawyers are
here to assist. We understand how important your freedom is to you, and
will work tirelessly towards the result you need to stay out of jail and
continue on with your life.
Learn more about our legal services by
giving us a call today.