My fiancé and committed a crime 2 years ago, however since we lived together and we were together fine without any other issues the judge allowed us to have contact (but no contact with any other known felon). Last month we violated by being with someone else who was stealing(we drove her there so we are considered us accomplices) but since we are being charged it was obviously a probation violation for both me and my fiancé.
We both had court at different times and my judge said no contact with any known felons including my fiancé. What is the best way to go about getting that lifted? Just my fiancé? Before my violation, my paper work said no contact with any known felons with the exception on (insert fiancés name) I basically just want it to be that way again!
Do I get a court appointed attorney or higher someone or what? Thank you sooo much for any answers!!
You will need a lawyer to petition or motion your judge to change that order. Given the circumstances he may not be too inclined to do so but it's worth a try. Your lawyer will have to present a reason that will persuede the change other than he's your fiancee and you don't want to go without talking or seeing one another. I suggest you use AVVO's find a lawyer feature to locate a criminal defense lawyer in the area to represent you. Google is another great source as well to find lawyers. Good luck to you both.
Hire a local criminal defense attorney who is familiar with the probation officers and the judge. Good luck.
I have to assume that you cannot do this one on your own....and you may only get one shot at it..so both of you should be retaining counsel
You need to hire an attorney. There is no Court Appointed attorney for this. The procedure is to file a Motion for Modification of Probation.
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