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How Violating Probation Or Parole Can Hurt You

It is easy to think that probation and parole are simply opportunities to go back to your life and pick up where you left off after committing an offense or serving your sentence. However, violating your probation or parole is a serious offense that may lead to more penalties. These include extension of probation or parole, additional terms of probation or parole or even revocation of probation or parole.

Whether or not you did violate your probation or parole, you might think that the safest thing to do is not cause any problems, and simply plead guilty. However, that’s not the case. An experienced defense attorney may be able to help you.

Why You Need A Defense Attorney

When you are assigned probation or parole, you will be given certain conditions you must meet. These often include items such as reporting to your probation or parole officer, not visiting certain places or people, not committing a new offense and more. If you violate these conditions, you will face a hearing where a prosecutor will try to prove that you did, in fact, violate the terms of your probation or parole. You need a skilled defense attorney on your side to protect your interests, with the goal to reduce or eliminate those charges.

At McKay Law Firm, PLLC, we are experienced, skilled criminal defense attorneys. We have helped many clients by providing a strong defense against all parole and probation violation, including those resulting from:

  • Skipping required treatment or counseling programs
  • Failing to complete community service
  • Alcohol-related violations
  • Failing your drug test
  • Failing to meet with your probation officer

No matter your offense, we truly believe that you are innocent until proven guilty. We are committed to providing quality representation to all of our clients.

Talk To A Lawyer Today

If you or a loved one has been accused of violating probation or parole, call our Little Rock office today at 501-451-4705 to discuss your case. Or, reach out through our online contact form. We will respond as soon as possible. Your initial consultation will be free.