Category: (VOP) Probation Violations

If you’ve been sentenced to probation, you might be relieved that you didn’t have to serve any time in jail. But probation can also be quite restrictive and take away many freedoms that you’re used to having.

It might be difficult to understand the lengthy terms and conditions of your probation. But if you don’t fully comprehend what you can and cannot do, you could be at risk for violating your probation and end up in jail – even though you were originally able to avoid that sentence.

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Though typically preferable to serving jail time, going through probation is far from easy. With probation comes a set of strict rules that you must follow closely—or risk serious legal repercussions.

When a court grants you probation, you are provided with a list of rules that you must comply with. Break, ignore, or refuse one of the terms at any time, and you could be charged with probation violation.

Acts that may be considered probation violations may depend on the unique terms of your probation. We’ve listed seven of the most common ways [...]

The Guilford County courts take a very dim view of probation violation. If you remember that kid in school who could never get away with anything because teachers and administrators would never believe the story offered, that’s how judges and probation officers look at offenders who have violated their probation. No matter what reason given, even when it is truthful and legitimate, the response is usually a shake of the head and an implied, “a likely story.” That is why anyone in the Greensboro, NC area who has violated probation, even unintentionally, needs [...]