Treasure Coast/Palm Beach Violation of Probation (VOP) Attorney

Unlike most criminal offenses in state court, there is no presumption in favor of a bond if one is accused of violating probation (VOP). Furthermore, innocence on the underlying charge for which you are on probation is not a defense to VOP.  The judge will determine whether you violated the terms of your probation without a jury trial and will not re-open the original case to see whether or not you were really innocent.  Additionally, the standard of proof to find a VOP is substantially lower than the standard of proof to determine innocence or guilt of a criminal charge.  Often, one can be found guilty of violating probation for getting arrested for a new offense, even if that new offense is later dropped or not prosecuted.

In most cases, a VOP warrant will not include a bail bond.  You will likely sit in jail from the date of your arrest until at least your first court date which can often be a month or more out. 

In a VOP case, it is extremely important to have a lawyer on your side early in the proceeding.  If you, a family member or friend has been arrested for violation of probation, contact us, to discuss your options.

Palm Beach Violation of Probation (VOP) Attorney

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