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.
A 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.
Contact a Canton probation violation lawyer if in need of legal assistance with probation violations.
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