Probation Violations

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DuPage County · Kane County · Cook County

Probation violations can put a huge damper on those trying re-acclimate themselves after a criminal conviction. Not only is probationary periods disruptive to the life they're trying to reestablish, but breaking probation is also serious enough to land a person back in jail. Many people on probation are considered to be "on thin ice" by the courts, and even the smallest infractions can lead to serious consequences.

At Martin & Kent, L.L.C. our team brings nearly 45 years of collective criminal defense experience to every case that comes through our doors. Over that time, we've dealt with countless clients on probation who must protect themselves from violation accusations. Time and time again, we've stood by these clients in and out of court, helping them navigate the best possible outcome.

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Types of Probation Violations

Most citizens on probation understand that there are restrictions placed on them as part of their sentence. Possessing weapons, drugs, or being arrested on other charges are serious violations, however, many other infractions that may be less obvious than these could land an individual back in jail.

Common probation violations can include:

  • Failure to report to your parole officer
  • Traveling to certain places or leaving the state
  • Failure to attend a court appearance
  • Associating with certain people
  • Failure to pay fines or other fees ordered by the court

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If found guilty of a probation violation, the accused can find themselves with a longer parole period, additional fines, or even more jail time. That's why it's critical to seek competent representation for your parole violation hearing. You need a DuPage County criminal defense lawyer that will make your circumstances known and your voice heard before the judge.

If you have been accused of a probation violation, you don't have to face court alone. Call us today to schedule a free consultation.