Probation Violation Lawyers

Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Fairfax, Leesburg & Manassas, Virginia

 

What is at risk at a probation violation hearing in Virginia?

If you are alleged to have violated probation in Fairfax County, Loudoun County, or Prince William County, you are likely at risk of having to go to jail for the all or part of the remaining amount of your suspended sentence that the judge imposed when you were originally punished. You could also be required to pay any fines that may have been suspended by the judge. A Virginia judge could also extend the length of your probation in Virginia or impose additional restrictions on your probation.

There is hope when accused of a violation of probation.

The Gordon Law Firm has helped literally hundreds of good people who have made mistakes while on probation. Carlos Wall and Alex Gordon have had more than 35 years of combined experience going to court and fighting for our clients avoid or reduce punishments from the court, even when they have admitted to violating probation in Virginia. If you are accused of violating probation, it is important to take positive action immediately. Call us for a free consultation at 703-218-8416.

Types Violations of Probation Resulting from a Virginia DUI Conviction

The probation department for Fairfax, Prince William, and Loudoun County typically claims that a person violated their probation for one of the following reasons:

  • Consuming alcohol or drugs while on probation
  • Having a positive result on the ignition interlock device on your vehicle
  • Improper use of a car’s ignition interlock device
  • Failure to attend or complete the court mandated alcohol safety action program
  • Allegations that a new criminal charge has been committed
  • Allegations that a person has driven outside of the provisions of their restricted Virginia driver’s license

As Virginia lawyers who have defended hundreds of people accused of violations of probation for DUI charges, attorneys Carlos Wall and Alex Gordon can help assess your situation. We can explain ways that we can try to challenge the probation officer’s allegations or derive strategies to convince the judge not to impose suspended jail time or fines.

Types Violations of Probation Resulting from a Drug or Marijuana Conviction

The probation department for Fairfax, Prince William, and Loudoun County typically claims that a person violated their probation for one of the following reasons. This is not an exhaustive list. These are some of the most common reasons why someone may have to return to court.

  • Admissions of the consumption of drugs or marijuana while on probation in Virginia
  • Having a positive result for drug use on urine screenings
  • Failure to attend or complete the court mandated drug treatment programs
  • Failure to complete community service hours that were ordered by the court
  • Failure to follow other rules set by the judge or by the probation department
  • Allegations that a new criminal charge has been committed
  • Failure to pay fines or court costs assessed by the judge

Carlos Wall and Alex Gordon are Virginia lawyers who have many good people accused of violations of probation for drug or marijuana charges. Our attorneys can help assess your situation and explain methods that we use to try to challenge the probation officer’s allegations.

We will also discuss strategies with you to try to convince the judge not to impose part or all of the suspended jail time or fines. We are available for a free consultation.

Types Violations of Probation Resulting from a Virginia Domestic Assault Charge

These are some of the most common reasons why someone may have to return to court for a violation of probation in Virginia after a conviction or deferred finding on a domestic assault.

  • Failure to attend or complete the required anger management or family counseling programs
  • Failure to obey orders of the court limiting or preventing contact with the alleged victim
  • Failure to follow other rules set by the judge or by the probation department
  • Failure to pay restitution
  • Allegations that a new criminal charge has been committed

Carlos Wall and Alex Gordon are experienced lawyers that will assess your situation and explain methods that we use to try to challenge the probation officer’s allegations and discuss strategies to try to convince the judge not to impose part or all of the suspended jail time or fines.

Types Violations of Probation Resulting from a Virginia Larceny, Fraud, or Property Crime

The probation department for Prince William, Fairfax, and Loudoun County typically claims that a person violated their probation upon charges of larceny, fraud, or property crimes for one of the following reasons:

  • Admissions of the use of drugs on probation in Virginia
  • Having a positive result for drugs on urine screenings
  • Failure to attend or complete the court mandated programs
  • Failure to follow other rules set by the judge or by the probation department
  • Allegations that a new criminal charge has been committed
  • Failure to pay restitution.
  • Failure to pay fines or court costs assessed by the judge

Virginia lawyers Carlos Wall and Alex Gordon will assess your situation. We will be able to discuss strategies to defend you at the probation violation hearing and try to convince the judge not to impose part, or all the suspended jail time or fines. Call Alex or Carlos today at 703-218-8416 or text us at 703-591-6682.