Irving Probation Violation Lawyer

If you are on probation (community supervision) then you have effectively entered into a “contract” with the court to perform certain actions to avoid time in jail. If you fail to perform these actions as dictated by the court and your probation officer then you will be in a situation where you could be accused of probation violations.

If you are accused of a probation violation then you are in a particularly serious situation, and should treat it as such. It could very quickly lead to a motion to revoke your probation, and then the issue of a warrant for your arrest. If arrested on a probation violation matter, you could be held without bail, and then sent to jail by the judge. One of the rights that you waive as you accept probation is the right to trial by jury, and it is the judge’s decision alone to send you to jail.

If you are on probation and are facing a charge of probation violation you should contact The Goolsby Law Firm as soon as you can. Attorney Mike Goolsby is a prior trial attorney with the Dallas district attorney’s office, and has two decades of experience defending people on probation, and can use many tactics and methods to help keep you on probation and out of jail. By talking to your probation officer, and if this fails dealing with the judge in your hearing, he will strive to broker a deal to keep you on probation and away from jail time.

Often in matters of probation violations when extenuating circumstances can be shown, or evidence presented to support your defense by an experienced criminal defense lawyer, there are many ways that you can fight to help to stop you from going to jail and help you remain on probation. A good criminal defense lawyer by your side in the court room can mean the difference between staying free or going to jail in many circumstances.

Breaking the conditions of your probation is very serious, because you have essentially broken your contract with the judge. There are many defenses that you can use to help keep you out of jail and on probation, and Mike Goolsby can help you with these. Extenuating circumstances must be shown why you have broken your probation agreement, and evidence to support the circumstances must be provided, an experience criminal defense lawyer can deal with your probation officer, and if this fails with the judge, to broker an agreement to keep you out of jail and preserve your probation rights.

Attorney Mike Goolsby has a strong belief that your rights must be protected to the fullest extent of the law, there are always ways to defend against an accusation of probation violation, and he will do his utmost and argue to help keep you away from jail. By presenting evidence to support your claim and exploring every possible method he will strive to do this every time. Call for a free consultation in the strictest confidence if you feel that you may be arrested because you are violating your probation agreement with the court. You can discuss your case, and we can suggest options open to you to help keep you free and out of jail.