Violation of Probation Cases

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Probation Violation - Domestic Battery - Violation or Probation Domestic Battery

Our client, Q.S., was charged with Domestic Battery, a first degree misdemeanor and Violation of Probation of Domestic Battery, a first degree misdemeanor. The police alleged that our client put his hands on the alleged victim's throat, pushed her down on a bed, and choked her. The alleged victim has redness around her neck and chest area. There was also a witness to the alleged battery. When arrested for this charge, our client was on probation for another Domestic Battery. Our client was exposed to 2 years in jail. Our Jacksonville Criminal Attorneys were able to get the new Domestic Battery dropped and our client was able to continue his probation.

Aggravated Battery on a Pregnant Female - Violation of Probation on a Child Abuse Charge

Our client, J.S., was arrested for Aggravated Battery on a Pregnant Female in Jacksonville while he was on probation for Child Abuse. When you are arrested for any criminal charge while on probation, you will automatically be violated. If J.S. was found in violation, he was facing up to 5 years in prison. Police were dispatched to a dispute and upon arrival, spoke to the alleged victim, our client's wife. She is 8 months pregnant and told police that our client hit her 2 times. The alleged victim showed the police bruises from that incident. Police observed 2 quarter size bruises on her inner left arm. Our Domestic Battery Law Firm investigated the charges further and discussed the matter thoroughly with not only our client, but with the alleged victim. We were able to get all charges DISMISSED. Our Criminal Defense Firm then had to deal with the violation of probation case in Jacksonville. Even if the new charges are dropped, the prosecutor can still proceed with the violation of probation. Our Jacksonville Probation Attorneys were able to get the violation of probation affidavit DISMISSED and our client was released.

Violation of Probation for Possession of More than 20 grams of Marijuana

Our client, M.M., was on Felony Probation for Possession of More than 20 grams of Marijuana, a third degree felony. He was violated because he was arrested for Driving on a Suspended License. When on probation, ANY new law violation automatically violated probation. Our client was exposed to 5 years in prison. Our Jacksonville Drug Lawyers were able to get M.M. continued on probation and he served no jail time.

Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Sell - Violation of Probation

Our client, J.D., was arrested for violation of probation in Clay County. He was on probation for felony possession of marijuana with the intent to sell, a third degree felony. While on probation, J.D. was arrested for retail theft in Clay County. Probation also said J.D. was not compliant with his drug treatment and was delinquent on paying his court costs and cost of supervision. When he was originally put on probation, he received a Withhold of Adjudication, which means he was not convicted of a felony. After being violated, J.D. was facing an adjudication of guilt, which would have made him a convicted felon, and was facing 5 years in prison. Our Clay County Criminal Defense Law Firm was able to get J.D. reinstated on probation and he maintained his withhold of adjudication.

DUI - Driving Under the Influence - Violation of Probation

Our client, P.N. was charged with Violation of DUI Probation. The Violation Report alleged that P.N. was in possession of 3 AR-15 rifles, 7 revolvers, 7 automatic guns, 2 shotguns, 2 AR-15 magazines, 9 semi-automatic pistol magazines, 10 boxes of ammunition, shotgun shells, and loose rounds. The Violation Report also showed that P.N. had not completed community service hours, had not completed the Victim Impact Panel, had not completed DUI School, and had not paid all of his court costs. P.N was exposed to 6 months in jail. Our Jacksonville DUI Attorneys were able to get his probation terminated with no jail time served.

DUI (Driving Under the Influence) Violation of Probation

Our client, C.K., sentenced to probation for DUI for 6 months. He was supposed to do 50 hours of community service, attend DUI school, attend the Victim Impact Panel, pay court costs, and impound his car for 10 days. When C.K. retained our law firm, he had been on probation for 12 months and had done NONE of the things he was ordered to do. Not only did he do nothing while on probation, he also was arrested for Driving on a Suspended License while he was on probation. He could have bee violated on his probation in every way possible. Our Jacksonville DUI Law Firm was able to keep C.K. out of jail on the violation of probation and we were able to get his DUI probation terminated.

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) - Violation of Probation

Our client, B.T., was arrested for violating his DUI probation in Jacksonville. He was placed on probation for DUI in November, 2000. While on probation, B.T. was supposed to perform all the 1st DUI minimum penalties, including DUI school, attend the Victim's Impact Panel, perform 50 hours of community service, 10 day motor vehicle impound, and pay a fine. A capias (bench warrant) was issued in February, 2001 because B.T. did NOTHING while on probation. He was arrested for the violation of probation in 2009, 8 years later. Our Jacksonville Probation Law Firm was able to get B.T. out of jail and complete most of what was required . Our client stayed out of jail and our Jacksonville Probation Attorneys were able to get the probation terminated.

DUI - Violation of Probation - Driving on a Suspended License

Our client, J.W., was on probation for DUI in Jacksonville and as a result of being on probation, his driver's license was suspended for 6 months. After being placed on probation for DUI, J.W. was pulled over and was issued a ticket for driving on a suspended license. This charge is another misdemeanor, but more importantly, a reason for his probation officer to violate him. Once our Jacksonville DUI Law Firm was hired, we had our client placed on the judge's calendar for review of probation rather than just waiting for a warrant to be issued once the violation report was concluded. Our Jacksonville Probation Lawyers were able to avoid a violation of probation, avoid any jail time, and avoid a conviction on the driving on a suspended license misdemeanor.

DUI Violation of Probation - Driving on a Suspended License

Our client, R.H., was arrested for driving on a suspended license in Jacksonville. Our client was on DUI probation and the new Jacksonville arrest put him in violation. A new arrest will always violate you while on probation and even if the new charge is ultimately dropped, you can still be found in violation by being arrested. When you are arrested for a DUI, you lose your license for a period of time and if you are caught driving while it is suspended, that is a new charge. Our Jacksonville Probation Attorneys worked the case and our client was not convicted of the driving on a suspended license charge, did not serve any jail time on either the new charge or the violation of probation, and was reinstated on probation.

Sex Crimes - Violation of Probation - Lewd or Lascivious Battery

Our client, A.W., was placed on probation in 2006 for a charge of lewd or lascivious battery in Jacksonville. He originally spend 2 years in prison and was put on sex offender probation for 4 years following his incarceration. Sex offender probation has many conditions in Florida, one of which will not allow A.W. to have unsupervised contact with a minor child. A.W. was arrested on a violation of probation charge in Jacksonville and hired our Jacksonville Probation Firm. This was his second violation of probation and he was accused of having contact with a 9 year-old child. The child and her father both wrote statements alleging that A.W. had contact with the child. Our Jacksonville Probation Violation Attorneys were able to get the violation of probation charge DISMISSED, A.W. was released from jail in Jacksonville, and A.W. was continued on probation.

Juvenile - Criminal Mischief - Trial - Sale of Marijuana - Violation of Probation

Our client, M.G. is a juvenile and was on probation for trespassing. Prior to his parents hiring our Jacksonville Juvenile Lawyers, M.G. was placed in a minimal risk juvenile program for 30 days. While on probation, M.G. was arrested in Jacksonville for two separate charges of Sale of Marijuana. The family then hired our Jacksonville Criminal Lawyers. Narcotics detectives arrested M.G. after he allegedly sold pot to them twice. The drug sales were captured on audio tape. While we were fighting the drug charges, M.G. was arrested again for felony criminal mischief. The alleged victim of the criminal mischief told police he saw M.G. kicking the body panels of his car and he knows our client personally. The alleged victim told police M.G. was mad at him because he was now dating M.G.'s ex-girlfriend. The driver side rear tire was also punctured. The estimated damage of the car was over $6000.00. Our Jacksonville Trial Law Firm took the criminal mischief charge to trial. At trial, after being questioned under oath, the alleged victim/eyewitness admitted he did NOT see our client do anything to his car. Our Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney moved the court for a Judgment of Acquittal. That is where we are saying the prosecutor has not presented enough evidence to move forward. The judge granted the motion and the criminal mischief charge was DISMISSED. Our firm was able to get the probation terminated. As to the drug charges, there was NO CONVICTION for either sale of marijuana charge in Jacksonville.

Burglary to a Dwelling - Violation of Probation

Our client, S.K., was arrested for violation of probation in Jacksonville. She was on probation for Burglary to a Dwelling and tested positive for marijuana on a drug test. S.K. originally received a withhold of adjudication, meaning she was not a convicted felon. If found in violation of her probation, she was facing up to 15 years in prison and also faced the possibility of being convicted of the burglary. S.K. told her probation officer that she was around someone smoking pot, but admitted that she was taking illegal pills as well. Our Jacksonville Probation Law firm was able to maintain her withhold of adjudication at her violation hearing and continue S.K. on probation.

Burglary to a Structure/Conveyance - Violation of Probation - Petit Theft

Our client, K.T. was on probation for burglary to a conveyance when he was arrested for a Petit Theft in Wal-Mart in Clay County. The new arrest triggered a violation of probation and a $0 bond capias was issued. That means when arrested on the violation in Clay County, he couldn't get out of jail until his case is complete. Our Clay County Probation Law Firm was able to keep our client on probation and avoid up to 5 years in prison. Additionally, our probation lawyers in Clay County were able to avoid a felony conviction for our client on the original burglary. These cases involved interaction between both felony and misdemeanor prosecutors in Clay County along with both Circuit and County Court Judges to achieve this result.

Probation Violation - Domestic Battery - Violation of Probation Domestic Battery

Our client, Q.S., was charged with Domestic Battery, a first degree misdemeanor and Violation of Probation of Domestic Battery, a first degree misdemeanor. The police alleged that our client put his hands on the alleged victim's throat, pushed her down on a bed, and choked her. The alleged victim has redness around her neck and chest area. There was also a witness to the alleged battery. When arrested for this charge, our client was on probation for another Domestic Battery. Our client was exposed to 2 years in jail. Our Jacksonville Criminal Attorneys were able to get the new Domestic Battery dropped and our client was able to continue his probation.

Domestic Battery Violation of Probation

Our client, G.S., was arrested for a second violation of probation in Jacksonville. He was placed on probation for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville and was to complete the Batterers Intervention Program and pay court costs of $685.00. The program is an extensive 26 week course. G.S. was violated on his probation because he did not enroll in the classes or pay anything towards court costs since being reinstated on probation in January for another violation. On the first violation of probation, the judge put an 8 year suspended sentence on G.S. That means that if he violated again, which he did this time, he would get a mandatory 8 months in jail. G.S. was facing up to a year in jail for this second violation with 8 months mandatory. Our Jacksonville Probation Law Firm was able to get G.S. reinstated on probation to continue his classes.

Violation of Drug Offender Probation

Our client, T.M., was placed on 2 separate Drug Offender Probations in Jacksonville. If he violated his probation on both cases, T.M. was facing up to 10 years. While on these probations, T.M. was arrested for DUI in Jacksonville. Any arrest for a criminal charge will automatically violate probation. Even if the new charge is dropped by the prosecutor's office, your probation can still be violated if the officer had probable cause to arrest you at the time. T.M. was violated on both probations, but our Jacksonville Probation Law Firm was able to keep him from being arrested and taken to jail on the violation. At the conclusion of the case, our Jacksonville Criminal Defense Law Firm was able to get both probations terminated and our client did not go to jail on the violations.

Violation of Domestic Battery Probation

Our client, S.F., was arrested for violating his domestic battery probation. When you go on probation for a domestic battery, if you violate, you are facing up to 1 year in jail. S.F. was placed on 12 months probation. Under the probation, he was required to go to Batterer's Intervention Program and get a drug and alcohol evaluationwith follow-up treatment. Our client did not complete the drug and alcohol evaluation, also known as TASC. An arrest warrant was issued and our client turned himself in. Our Jacksonville Probation Attorneys were able to get the probation terminated and our client was not sentenced to any jail time.

Violation of Dealing in Stolen Property and Burglary Probation

Our client, B.H., was arrested for violating his dealing in stolen property and burglary probation. If found in violation, he was facing 40 years in prison. B.H. was placed on probation in 2001 after serving 6 years in prison. He served the 6 years because he was classified as a Habitual Offender. He violated his probation once before this current violation. As part of the probation, B.H. was to complete a drug treatment program. He was discharged from the drug program because he was not complying with their terms and conditions. The probation officer recommended to the Court that B.H. be sentenced to 5 years in Florida prison. Our Jacksonville Probation Lawyers were able to get B.H. reinstated on probation and back into the drug program with no jail time.

Violation of DUI Probation - New Domestic Battery Arrest

Our client, T.F., was on probation for DUI. While on probation, she was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville. Our criminal defense firm investigated the case further and put the prosecutor in touch with the alleged victim. Our Probation attorneys were able to get the new battery dropped and her DUI probation was continued. T.F. never went to jail for violating her probation.

Violation of DUI Probation

Our client, J.M., was violated on his DUI probation two years before he hired our Jacksonville Probation Law Firm. The probation officer reported that our client did not complete DUI school, did not complete 50 hours of community service, did not attend the Victim Impact Panel, and did not pay all of his fees. In other words, J.M. did not do much on his probation because he moved out of Florida with the military. The judge had issued a bench warrant for our client, also called a capias. Our Jacksonville Criminal Attorneys were able to get his probation terminated in his absence. J.M. never went to jail for the violation.

Violation of Aggravated Fleeing and Eluding a Police Officer and Possession of a Controlled Substance Probation

Our client, C.B., was arrested for violating his felony probation in Jacksonville. He was facing 35 years in prison if he was found in violation. The probation officer alleged that C.B. left the country while on his felony probation, which is prohibited without prior approval. Our Jacksonville Probation Attorneys presented information to the state attorney's office and the court. C.B. was continued on his probation with 50 hours of community service added and no jail time.

Violation of Domestic Battery Probation

Our client, R.W., was arrested for violating his Domestic Battery probation in Jacksonville. If found in violation, our client was facing up to a year in jail. The violations were that he only attended 7 out of 24 classes in the Batterers Intervention Program and failed to show proof of attending A.A. meetings twice per month. Our Jacksonville Probation Attorneys showed proof of our client's health issues to the court and his probation was terminated. R.W. did not have to complete the classes and he served no jail time.

Violation of DUI Probation

A Capias, or bench warrant, was issued in Jacksonville for our client, J.B. for a misdemeanor violation of probation from a 2004 DUI-misdemeanor case. Our Jacksonville Probation Attorneys were able to get the Judge to recall the Capias. Our client was never arrested. Through pleading with the Judge, J.B. was allowed extra time to complete the conditions required of his probation. Our client's probation was eventually terminated. - November 2011

Violation of DUI Probation

Our client, R.M., had a warrant out for his arrest for violation of probation on a DUI conviction. As soon our client violated his probation, he called our firm for help. Our firm was able to keep our client out of jail, and were able to secure reinstatement of probation. Our client did incur additional fines and an additional 25 hours of community service, a small punishment compared to the possibility of being behind bars for a violation of probation. – April 2012

Violation of DUI Probation

Our client, T.B., was arrested in Jacksonville for a violation of probation, stemming from a conviction for driving under the influence (DUI). Our client had an active warrant or capias for the probation violation. Even though our firm was not able to have the warrant recalled, our experienced Jacksonville probation violation defense attorneys were able to secure our client a court date, where our client’s probation was reinstated, keeping our client OUT OF JAIL. – April 2012

Violation of Probation For Operating As Unregistered Secondary Metal Recycler

Our client, C.H., was arrested in Jacksonville for unregistered secondary metal recycling, a third degree felony exposing our client to up to five years in prison. Our client was previously on probation for a previous case. Our client was set up by law enforcement in an undercover sting operation regarding used batteries. Our experienced Jacksonville criminal defense attorneys were able to show the prosecution that our client did in fact have a valid license, and were able to have the charges reduced to a misdemeanor conviction, for which our client only received 100 hours of additional community service and a $100 fine. – April 2012.

Violation of Felony Criminal Mischief Probation

Our client, D.M., was arrested in Jacksonville for violation of probation connected with felony criminal mischief charge, an alcohol fueled incident. Our client was arrested in another county for the violation of probation for another alcohol related incident. By the time that our client was able to go to court, our client had 30 days of jail credit towards the violation of probation. Our client admitted to the violation, was given 30 days jail time, 50 hours of community service, a reinstatement of probation, and with the help of our experienced Jacksonville probation violations defense attorneys, maintained a Withhold of Adjudication, meaning our client was NEVER CONVICTED. – May 2012

Violation Of Sex Offender Probation

Our client, M.B., was arrested in Jacksonville for violation of sex offender probation, exposing our client to up to fifteen years in prison. Our client was also exposed to a warrant for that violation. Our firm was able to have our client turned in on the warrant, actually driving our client to jail. Our experienced Jacksonville sex crimes defense attorneys were able to admit to the violation and hold a sentencing hearing which turned out remarkably well. Our client was reinstated on probation, and was placed in jail, thereafter being released at the request of our firm and being driven by our attorneys to a very excellent rehabilitation facility, where our client can received proper treatment. – June 2012

Violation Of Burglary Probation

Our client, K.H., was arrested in Jacksonville on a violation of probation. Our client tested positive for cocaine while on probation for burglary. Although our client did undergo the misfortune of being incarcerated on a no bond warrant for 21 days, our experienced Jacksonville probation violation defense attorneys were able to have our client reinstated on probation with the added condition of enrolling in a non-secure drug treatment program. – July 2012

Violation Of Felony Property Crime Probation

Our client, E.C., was arrested out of state on a Florida warrant for violation of felony probation. Our firm paid the cost of extradition to Florida on the felony violation. Once here the State filed an older case against him. Both cases were property crimes dating back to 2009. Normally, the State Attorney’s only interest in property crimes like these is mere restitution to victims. Our client’s family sent down cashier’s checks to pay restitution costs, but was still exposed to up to ten years in prison. Our client’s probation was terminated and he was required to serve fifty days in jail, a much better sentence than having to serve the ten years in prison he was exposed to. In situations like this, once the case is opened, it never goes away. Many times, it is more favorable to turn one’s self in and obtain the experienced Jacksonville probation violation defense attorney immediately, rather than waiting for the police to appear with a warrant. – August 2012