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Violation of Probation Cases
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Sometimes when you are convicted in a case, you will be placed on probation for an amount of time. While on probation, you can be charged with a Violation of Probation, or VOP, if you violate the terms and conditions of your probation. If you are arrested on a new crime, you will be charged with Violation of Probation. If you are charged with violating probation, you can be brought to court and if the violation is proven, you can even be sent to jail. The severity of the penalty for the violation of probation depends on a variety of factors, including the facts of the original offense, the facts of the violation, as well as your criminal history.
Maximum Penalty for Violation of Probation
The maximum penalty for a violation of probation is the maximum penalty for the original crime which your were sentenced to probation. There is no jury trail in a Violation of Probation case; instead, the judge determines whether or not there was a violation, as well as the sentence if the violation has been proven.
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As the sentence in the case of a violation of probation can be as much as the maximum penalty of the original crime, it is a serious matter - which is why you should make sure to find a good Kissimmee criminal trial lawyer who can help you with your case. The attorneys at Draper Law Office can not only review your original case, but also look at whether or not you really did violate your probation and try to get you the best sentence possible.
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