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What Happens If I’m Charged with Probation Violation?

If you are being charged with probation violation, you could be facing probation revocation, which could mean being subject to jail time. One of the conditions of probation is that you have to follow all the laws, so even a small offense could be cause for probation violation. What You Need to Know About Probation Revocation If a probation violation is discovered, prosecuting attorneys will likely try to get a probation revocation hearing as soon as possible. In many cases, probation violation occurs when you break another law. If that is the case in your situation, the probation revocation hearing will usually be held after the other charges have been dealt with. However, the prosecution does not have to have a new conviction to conduct a probation revocation hearing. If any part of your probation agreement is violated, your probation could be revoked. For example, if you continue to socialize…
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