I was charged with manufacturing marijuana a few years back. I did time and was released on state probation. I attended monthly, passed drug screens, etc. My p.o. said I did so well she didn't need me to report monthly but rather every 6 months. Last week, I was arrested at my home, for violating. It had only been 5 1/2 months. I have no way to prove this nor expect a felon's word to be credible to a "judge". As of March 3 I'm out on bond and have court in 2 days. What, if anything, can I do to fight for my freedom. I have truly, finally, became the man my family needed and I don't want to put them or myself thru more jail time. Please please please give me advice. Thank you so very much.
You need an attorney to handle this. You don't tell us what the violation is, but you need an attorney for that hearing.
This forum offers a "quick answer" to a "quick question" but it is not always the best way to consult counsel. The practice of law usually works best (best results) when the lawyer is able to consult with the client, in private, and make a full assessment of all the facts of the case.
You can either hire an attorney or the court will appoint you an attorney if you don't have an attorney already. Your attorney will be provided a "major violation letter" in which the probation officer will set forth her reasons for violating your probation. Your attorney can then review the letter with you to see why you were violated. I wish you the best.
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