Violation of Probation (VOP)

A violation of probation occurs when a person who is on informal or formal probation violates one or more terms of the agreement.

Some examples are:

  • Failure to report to probation officer
  • Associating with known criminals/ gang members
  • Drug or alcohol abuse
  • Failure to appear in court
  • Failure to pay victim restitution or court-ordered fines
  • Failure to attend court-ordered counseling
  • Arrest for a new criminal offense
  • Visits at the jail
  • Representation State wide

If you are accused of a violation of probation, typically a no bond warrant will be issued for your arrest. That means that you could be held in custody until the resolution of the case. If accused of a violation of probation, it is important that you contact an experienced criminal attorney immediately. At the Law Office of Grant & Dozier, LLC, our attorneys have handled numerous violation of probation cases and will work diligently to have the court issue you a bond and attack the affidavit of violation of probation to insure your rights are protected. Our attorneys will visit you or your family member at the jail. Our lawyers also practice State wide.