Defend Your Rights After a Probation Violation
Obtain Legal Counsel from Attorney Richard Ursha
If you have violated the terms of your probation, it will be crucial to speak with me as soon as possible. You have many protections under the law, including your right to remain silent and your right to obtain legal representation. As an experienced San Marcos criminal defense lawyer, I can investigate the matter and assess the allegations that have been made against you.
Because I personally represent every client who comes to my firm, my clients are always informed of what to expect whenever being investigated or going to a hearing or trial. I have experience as a former federal law enforcement officer and a special prosecutor. I specifically use my insider's knowledge of how judges, courts, prosecutors, and court staff work to give you a competitive edge.
What is considered a violation of probation?
When you fail to comply with a term of your probation, you can be charged with a probation violation. Because probation violation hearings can be complex proceedings, you will need the representation of an experienced and unrelenting attorney. I know what the prosecutors are looking for and can create a compelling defense strategy that can stand strong in a court of law.
Examples of probation violations include:
- Failure to report to your probation officer
- Failure to pass a drug or alcohol test
- Failure to pay restitution
- Failure to perform or complete community service
- Failure to complete a court-ordered program
Penalties for Violating Probation
Depending on your particular circumstances, you may be facing serious penalties, including:
- An immediate warrant for your arrest
- Removal from probation and court orders to serve your sentence in jail or prison
- Misdemeanor consequences, including up to 1 year in county jail
- Felony penalties, including up to 10 years in prison
Having represented and defended numerous clients during my over 20 years in practice, I can give you the advice and guidance that you need to avoid serious consequences. By calling me immediately after an arrest, I can take swift legal action to make certain that you stay out of jail. I can help you strengthen your case with my versatile background and skills, so retain my firm today.
Call a Criminal Defense Attorney in San Marcos
Contact Richard Ursha, Attorney at Law today and request a free, completely confidential case evaluation. I value your privacy and your rights and would be happy to meet with you either over the phone or in person for your convenience. Call today and get started on your defense!