Canton Probation Violation Lawyer
Defense Attorney Protecting Your Rights in Canton & Marietta
Probation is a part of sentencing by a judge following a criminal conviction.
A judge may order the defendant to a probation term instead of a jail
sentence or may order probation in addition to jail time. Probation is
a jail sentence, but a probationer is allowed to serve the time outside
of jail. The probation sentencing would depend on many factors but mostly
on the extent and seriousness of the crime. A first time offender convicted
of a misdemeanor crime may have a short probation sentence.
third time DUI offender may have an extended probation term. The terms dictated by the judge and
according to the laws are specific and an individual on probation must
abide by each term or face charges of probation violations. Individuals
with probation violations need to contact a Canton criminal defense lawyer
for legal assistance. It is important to have legal representation from
an experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense attorney. Benjamin Bradley
Reed is a skilled
Canton criminal defense attorney and represents many clients facing probation violations. Common violations
are failure to appear at scheduled probation appointments, failing to
check in with a probation officer, engaging in criminal activities, weapons
possession, failure to pass periodic drug tests, relocating without prior
permission, and other actions that violate probation.
Probation Violations and Penalties
Brad Reed can assist in all matters relating to probation in the different
areas as follows:
- Juvenile probation
- Misdemeanor probation
- Felony probation
- Federal supervised release hearings
An individual found guilty of probation violations can face increased penalties
of an order to return to jail or prison to serve additional time. Brad
Reed understands the probation system and offers professional legal services
that help many clients at each step of the court proceedings. He works
closely with his clients and focuses his attention on each case. He has
extensive experience working in the criminal court system including working
for the state prosecution in the past.
He brings an insight into both sides of the law when he defends his criminal
cases and the cases of probation violations. He is confident in the courtroom
and knowledgeable in all areas of criminal law. He has earned a reputation
as an aggressive and effective criminal defense lawyer when representing
all of his clients. Make an appointment today for a consultation with
a qualified defense attorney who can assist with probation violations issues.