Probation violations often depend on what the conditions of probation are. For example you can’t violate probation for a curfew violation if curfew is not a condition of probation. Simple enough. Therefore, it’s important to look at what the conditions of your particular probation are to help determine whether there was an actual violation.
Here is a non-exhaustive list of potential probation violations:
- New-Law Offense
- Not Paying Restitution
- Not Paying Probation Costs
- Failure to Check in
- Not meeting time lines to complete specific requirements
- Failure to complete community service hours
- Failure to complete classes
- Changing Address without notifying probation officer
- Hanging out with known gang members
- Violating curfew
- Leaving a residential treatment facility
- possessing weapon against terms of probation
- Possessing other illegal or legal-but-specified contraband
As you can see there are many ways to pick up probation violations. Click here for a more of the probation violations basics. Don’t fight a VOP alone, call an experienced lawyer today.