Legal Advice for Probation — 384 results
Written by attorney Corey Ira Cohen, over 4 years ago.
Jail visits are usually necessary in probation violation cases, because the offender will usually be arrested and placed on a no-bond hold. A no-bond hold means that the offender will... more
Written by attorney Markus Mueller-Dombois, over 4 years ago.
A violation of probation is a serious problem. These are difficult to beat and often show that you are dealing with a zealous prosecutor, or prosecutor's office.
A violation of probation (... more
Written by attorney Roger P. Foley, about 5 years ago.
Things you should know about probation: If your probation is violated the judge can sentence you to jail or prison for the maximum time you were facing on the substantive charge. For... more
Written by attorney Corey Ira Cohen, about 6 years ago.
VOP Bond There is no Constitutional right to a bond on a violation of probation, which means the Judge can hold you in jail on no bond until your hearing date. While some Judges will... more
Written by attorney Matthew Wallin, almost 5 years ago.
Burden of Proof At Probation Violation Hearing? During this hearing, the prosecutor must prove the violation occurred by a “preponderance of the evidence” (more than 50% of the evidence).... more
Written by attorney James Rowe, over 4 years ago.
Q. How did the judge determine the sentence for the Chicago police officer who beat up the female bartender? Probation seems too lenient!
A. Sentencing in criminal cases is left to the... more
Written by attorney Stephen Cobb, over 5 years ago.
Florida Jury Trials - You usually only get Six (6) Jurors Jury Trials are trials where six (6) to twelve (12) people are selected to render a verdict. Under Florida Criminal Law, you only... more
Written by attorney Ray Richards, 5 months ago.
A judge doesn’t like being proven wrong when the accused/defendant violates his or her probation. They feel the need to set it right by sending you to jail! Serious Business...Serious... more
Written by attorney Joseph Petito, about 1 year ago.
If you have been charged with a DWI, one should be aware of the various types of punishments both for the criminal conviction itself, and administrative repercussions. This entry will focus... more
Written by attorney Alex De Marco, 9 months ago.
OK, so you got a great deal. Maybe you didn’t get a great deal, but hey, your lawyer said it was a good idea, so you went with it. Case over. Now you’re on probation. No sweat, right? Guess... more
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