My attorney told me that the judge violated my probation and he asked me wasn't i payin attention..the thing is idk if I was or wasn't I thought he was going good plus we're probation search was at by officers I didn't live there but now I'm violated awaiting for sentencing...what would I be facing..I have no hung time...and when came a few days before court to see if my public defender would file in new evidence that help me get out of violatin he said it was to late I've already been found guilty and a possible chance I could be facing 16 monthsi in prison is this?? true..my first violation and I'm on probation for ca pc 12031a1 and was violated for pc29800....it was unloaded and nore did it have my prints...what can I do I'm not that bright..I just don't wanna loose my family
You should ask your attorney what you were being violated for probation for. From the sections cited above you were on probation for some kind of illegal gun possession and were violated for another kind of illegal gun possession. Generally, if you're on probation and commit another crime you've violated probation, (it doesn't have to be the same crime, it can be ANY crime), aside from any other conditions of probation you might typically have such as abstinence from drugs or alcohol and bars, clean drug testing, reporting to your PO when required, curfews, being employed, not consorting with criminals or "disreputable people and places" (including old friends, and so forth.
And often if you're on probation and violated, it's very cut and dried that if the PO violates you, you will lose your second chance. With probation, typically, it's one strike and you're out. Sorry, but that's the way it works unless you really weren't doing what they claim you did causing probation to be revoked, but you need to confirm whether you have a defense to the violation with your attorney ASAP.
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Criminal Defense Attorney
Take a deep breath and sit down with your attorney and have him explain it to you.
Personal Injury Lawyer
I think you may be using the wrong phrase as to "incompetence" .You appear competent. Do you mean that you have some affirmative defense to the charges that is not pursued?
Take it up with your lawyer.