probation-violation

PROBATION VIOLATION LAWYERS SALT LAKE CITY

Are you facing accusations of a probation violation in Salt Lake City or in the surrounding counties? This can be a serious threat to your freedom and will require the services of an experienced criminal defense attorney. At True West Legal, our attorneys have years of experience both inside and outside the courtroom in defending clients accused of a wide variety of crimes, including violating the terms and conditions of probation.

EXPERIENCED CRIMINAL DEFENSE TEAM SERVING UTAH

Our criminal defense team is more than ready, willing, and able to appear in court on your behalf to help you avoid the jail or prison time you may be subject to if a judge determines that your probation violation is valid. We always take a team approach in handling all cases we retain which means your case will have the advantage of our entire attorney staff, each of whom has his or her own experience, skills, and knowledge to contribute to achieving the best possible case result.

UNDERSTANDING PROBATION VIOLATIONS IN UTAH

When you were placed on probation or parole, you were given certain conditions and terms which must be met to avoid being incarcerated in jail or prison according to your conviction. The judge and your probation or parole officer will expect you to meet those conditions or else be subject to a continuation or extension of your sentence. Standard probation requirements include:

  • Not associating with any known criminals or criminal activity
  • Refraining from the use of illegal drugs and submitting to drug and alcohol chemical tests
  • Strict obedience to all local, state, and federal laws
  • Finding and engaging in gainful employment
  • Reporting to your probation officer as needed
  • Having your person, home, and car searched without a warrant under suspicion of breaking the law

Special conditions may be issued for probation or parole after a conviction concerning sexual misconduct.

Your probation or parole officer or a prosecutor can assert that you have violated the conditions of your probation or parole which can result in your being put in jail. They will prepare and submit an affidavit to the judge containing allegations as to what your violation was. Once the judge reviews the affidavit, he can order you to appear and "show cause" as to whether he should revoke your probation or parole which means a fulfilling your jail or prison sentence.

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True West Legal: Powerful Advocacy for Your Case

With the help of a Salt Lake City probation violation lawyer from our team, your case can be defended before the judge. We are very experienced in handling these types of cases and appearing at such court hearings. Take advantage of a free consultation with a Salt Lake probation violation lawyer to find out your options for defense in any probation / parole violation matter. Contact us to discuss your case and learn more about our skilled and aggressive legal team. We will fight for your rights and your freedom with a committed defense.

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