After a person is found guilty of a crime in Utah, the court will usually impose a certain sentence and then suspend it and place the person on probation with certain terms. A probation officer, who monitors his or her activities, may request the filing of a petition for violation of probation if any terms are not satisfied by the probationer.
As a result of a probation violation, it may be necessary to complete the original sentence for the crime. At Utah Freedom Fighters in Salt Lake City, our criminal defense attorneys provide experienced representation to individuals who have been accused of probation or parole violations in Utah. We will work to have the penalties for a violation mitigated or avoided altogether.
Our lawyers represent clients who are facing probation revocations due to violations such as the following:
When a person is found to be in violation of probation, he or she can face enhanced probation conditions, extended probation time or incarceration in jail or prison. We will strive to have probation reinstated and keep our clients out of jail.