Have You Been Accused Of Violating Probation?
It is not uncommon to be accused of a violation of probation, and face serious consequences. In fact, it is dealt with so often that there is a Minnesota statute that addresses this very issue. Individuals could violate the terms of their probation simply because they did not understand the terms, or there could be an administrative error or failure to pay a fine or finish a DWI class that led to the filing.
You need to understand your rights and have a skilled lawyer protecting you. When you contact Martin Law Offices, PLLC, attorney Matthew Martin will defend you against the repercussions of a probation violation, including being taken into custody.
It Is Important To Respond Quickly
If your probation officer has accused you of a violation of your probation, you need immediate help. These allegations will be brought before a judge. and the legal system usually acts quickly when addressing a violation of probation. Therefore, you have no time to waste.
Minnesota does not have a statute of limitations for probation violations, which means that when you are taken into custody you will likely be required to serve the original sentence plus additional time for the probation violation. This could wreak havoc on your life. Work, family, and other responsibilities can become disrupted when faced with the repercussions of a conviction on a violation of probation.
There are specific procedures that the courts, the offender, and the probation officer must follow. Were these steps taken by the probation officer and the court? Do you know what steps you need to take in order to get a Sanction Conference if you elect to participate in one? Attorney Martin will help you find answers and protect your freedom in the process.
Reach Out Today For Experienced Legal Help
No matter the reasons for your probation, you have rights and they should be defended. To discuss your legal options in a free consultation, contact Martin Law Offices, PLLC, in Minneapolis at 612-351-1787. You can also send an email.