How to win a " VOP " violation of probation ?

Asked over 1 year ago - Port Richey, FL

how can I show the judge my probation of violation is not willful ? I have counseling that needs to be completed but the class is hard for me. I have been going to class every week for almost 6 years everything else as part of my probation is completed. I have a IQ in the low 70 and consider borderline of handicap which may be a factor why this class is hard for me as well.

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My probation officer did mention to me before, he can't see that it's willful that even if I was to do another 6 years of this class I may still not complete the class. But what he's telling my wife and I and what he puts in the violation report is a different story because I know probation officers lie all the time.

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  1. Jonathan Hackworth

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    Answered . I would strongly recommend you retain a criminal defense attorney. A criminal defense attorney will assist in identifying potential defenses to the VOP. My firm offers free case consultations concerning these matters. Our office number is 813 830 2261.

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  2. Frank Mascagni III

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    Answered . You need to consult with a criminal defense attorney in your area to assist you. He/she will need all the documents, the original judgment, the terms of your probation, all your compliance including classes, etc. to help you. Good luck.

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  3. Colleen M. Glenn

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    Answered . A criminal defense attorney may be able to get your probation extended so that you may complete the counseling. Good luck
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