Often, DUI convictions include a period of probation. If an individual convicted of a DUI is arrested again during the period that they are on probation, there can be serious legal consequences; for example, you can face up to one year in jail for violating probation. If you have violated your probation, you should call the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson immediately. The firm will provide legal counsel to help limit the consequences of your probation violation.
Defending Those Accused of Violating Probation in a DUI Case
An arrest is not the only way to violate probation. If you are convicted of a DUI, you often have to pay a fine, attend alcohol education programs and complete community service hours to fulfill your probation requirements. If any of these requirements are not met, you face a potential violation of probation and may be sentenced to jail time. If you have completed these requirements but you suspect that an administrative error has occurred that indicates that you have not fulfilled the terms of your probation you should contact an Alpharetta attorney immediately.
The legal team at our firm has over 20 years experience working with individuals in DUI related probation violations. It is vital if you are charged with probation violation that you contact our firm immediately, especially if you have outstanding warrants related to the violation. In many cases, the issue can be handled and you will be able to avoid jail time. Your future is too important to leave up to the whims of chance or in the hands of an inexperienced lawyer; you need to be confident that you have the support and backing of an attorney that you can truly trust.
Contact an Alpharetta DUI Lawyer from the firm as soon as possible if you are facing a probation violation on a DUI conviction and need aggressive legal support.