Parole and Probation Violations in Kalamazoo
After a criminal conviction, certain penalties may be suspended or terminated early in exchange for compliance with parole or probation conditions set out by the court. When a person is accused of violating a parole or probation violation, those penalties can be back on the line, in addition to the possibility of additional sanctions following the new offense. Anyone who has been accused of violating a condition of their parole or probation should work with an attorney to defend against lengthened, altered, or enhanced criminal punishment. Our lawyers are know what it takes to protect those involved in post-conviction legal battles, and we are prepared to do everything we can to fight for you or your loved one right now. Contact us through our 24/7 hotline or by contacting our team online and let us begin providing exceptional defense as you work towards a favorable outcome in your unique situation. We are ready to put in the work to protect your rights and defend your freedom, and will begin working with you to explore every possible legal option as soon as you contact our team for an initial consultation.
Trial lawyer Scott Grabel began his career working in the state Court of Appeals, and has worked for over 15 years since founding our firm in criminal defense and post-conviction defense. There are few as qualified to assist clients in parole and probation violation cases, and no matter what the specifics of your case, we will give you the tools you need to defend yourself in the most effective way possible.
Parole and probation violations should never be taken lightly, and our attorneys know that it takes swift and aggressive defense to properly protect against the negative consequences common in Kalamazoo post-conviction cases. As soon as you contact our team, we will provide you with a free initial case consultation and begin advising you on the steps you can take both now and throughout your post-conviction battle.
Violating Parole or Probation in Kalamazoo, MI
There are numerous ways that a person can violate the terms of their parole or probation, some more obvious than others. For example, if a person is charged with another crime while on parole or probation, that will likely result in a violation and substantial penalties. Likewise, missing a court appearance, missing appointments with an officer, failing a drug or alcohol test, or failing to complete some other court ordered activity such as community service could lead to a violation. There are other potential violations however that are included in some parole or probation agreements which may not be as obvious. Failing to attend classes or getting fired from a job could constitute a violation. Leaving the state, even just for a brief trip, without an officer’s authorization could lead to a violation. Moving, even within the same area, could also be a violation.
The specific terms of a person’s parole or probation determine what counts as a violation, and sometimes offenders don’t even know they have done anything wrong. The penalties are nonetheless severe, and ignorance or mistake isn’t a valid defense in most parole and probation violation cases. Work with an attorney if you have been accused of violating the terms of your release, even if you are confident you have done nothing wrong. Never attempt to explain the situation on your own or take legal action without an attorney’s guidance. Our team knows how to protect you and will do whatever it takes to get you the results you deserve.
Penalties for Violating the Terms of Parole or Probation in MI
The specific penalties for a violation will depend largely on the unique details of your case and the terms of your parole or probation. In some cases, an offender will face the penalties that were on the line in the initial case. The probation or parole period may also be reset or extended. In serious cases, additional criminal penalties could apply.
Our Approach to Parole and Probation Violation Defense in Kalamazoo
At Grabel & Associates, we understand the stress that comes with a post-conviction legal battle. Just when you thought you were through with court battles, your parole or probation officer is trying to haul you back in. Our lawyers seek to alleviate this stress by providing comprehensive, aggressive, and effective defense while keeping you fully informed and providing exceptional service along the way. Our proven results and client testimonials attest to the level of service we provide, and the effectiveness of our defense strategies.
Contact Scott Grabel and the Post-Conviction Defense Team Now
Consult with a member of our team now and learn more about what you can be doing to defend against additional penalties following an alleged Kalamazoo parole or probation violation. Call 1-800-342-7896 or contact us online right now.