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Phoenix Probation Violations Lawyer

There are times when a person has been convicted of a crime, and they are eligible for probation in lieu of a prison or jail sentence. While this can be a fantastic way to keep someone integrated within society and contributing to their household, there are also stringent guidelines and restrictions that a person on probation must follow. Violating these conditions can result in significant consequences. At the Nunez Law Firm, PLLC, we are here to help when you need a Phoenix probation violation lawyer. Let us investigate the facts surrounding your case so we can help prevent more serious consequences from occurring.

Choose Nunez Law Firm To Help With Your Case

Probation violations can result in significant penalties, so you need to work with an attorney who understands the potential consequences. Turn to the Nunez Law Firm, PLLC for help with your case today.

  • We have more than 20 years of experience handling complex criminal defense matters, and we understand what it takes to defend you for a probation violation case.
  • We believe that everybody has the right to quality legal assistance, and we will treat you with the respect and dignity you deserve.
  • You will always have access to your attorney to ask any questions or raise any concerns you have about your case.

Probation Violation Penalties

Arizona Revised Statute §13-901 allows for probation to be handed down as a sentence in lieu of jail or a prison sentence for an individual convicted of a crime. However, there are always going to be guidelines and restrictions related to the probation sentence. Violating the guidelines and restrictions set forth under the terms of probation will typically result in a violation and a revocation of the probation.

Some of the reasons why probation can be revoked include the following:

    • Failing to report to probation officers on designated dates or at designated locations
    • Failing to submit to curfews each day
    • Failing to remain within the radius of a certain location (home, school, work)
    • Testing positive for alcohol or drugs
    • Failing to attend recommended treatment programs
    • Failing to maintain employment
  • Being arrested and charged with a new crime

Penalties For A Phoenix Probation Violation

If a person is accused of violating probation, they face various consequences depending on the facts related to each particular case. The court could issue a warrant for your arrest, modify the terms of your probation (making them harsher), or revoke your probation altogether.

If probation is revoked, a person may need to serve the entire sentence related to their original charge. If a person has been charged with a new crime and thereby had their probation revoked, they may end up serving time for their original conviction as well as any new conviction.

What Will An Attorney Do To Help A Probation Violation Case?

Your Phoenix probation violations attorney will be your lifeline for a probation violation case. An attorney has resources, and in these cases, they can:

  • Gather all evidence used in the claim that you violated probation.
  • Analyze the evidence provided by law enforcement and work to build a defense against each of their points.
  • Negotiate with all parties involved to ensure you remain out of jail and with your family.

Call Us For A Consultation Of Your Case Today

If you or somebody you care about has been accused of violating probation, please speak to a criminal defense lawyer in Phoenix as soon as possible. At the Nunez Law Firm, PLLC, we have extensive experience helping people in these situations. Our goal will be to investigate the facts surrounding the alleged probation violation in order to determine if there was a violation at all. If there was a violation, we can work to show the prosecutors that there are mitigating circumstances surrounding the violation. Our goal is to ensure that you remain out of jail or prison and continue living your life. Contact our probation violation lawyer for a free consultation, call (602) 500-0000.