Violation of Probation Results

    • Violation of Probation - Violation of Probation Probation Was Terminated

      Our client was on probation for multiple felony charges when an arrest warrant was issued for him not completing his probation. Several years later, our client was arrested in Louisiana; he was held for extradition to Florida with no bond. On the day of his arrest, his family contacted our firm. We immediately took action and set the case for court. Within two days, we were able to get our client released without him being extradited. After that, we got the court to agree to terminate probation so long as our client paid the court costs. He paid the fees and the probation was terminated.

    • Violation of Probation, Burglary of a Dwelling, Dealing in Stolen Property & False Information to a Pawn Broker - Violation of Probation Required to report to the probation office

      The client was facing his third violation of probation for failing to comply with drug treatment, using alcohol to excess, and failing to complete his community service hours. Probation did an affidavit and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Before the client could be arrested, we immediately filed a motion and court date to surrender the client. At the hearing, we were able to negotiate a resolution satisfactory with the state and the judge. The judge withdrew the warrant and the client was permitted to continue on with probation. The client was not arrested or booked in jail and was simply required to report to the probation office.

    • Violation of Probation Possession of Cocaine - Violation of Probation time served and released to return home

      Client was arrested for violation of probation for absconding from his 2005 drug offender probation. Client was arrested and placed in jail on the violation. We were retained and set the case before the Court; the Court agreed to give our client time served and he was released to return home.

    • Violation of Probation & Battery - Violation of Probation Terminated probation

      The client had an outstanding warrant for absconded from supervision by failing to report to probation; the client also had not completed all the conditions originally ordered by the court. We set a court date and did not have to have the client arrested and booked into jail. At the hearing, we persuaded the Judge that the client had completed a majority of her punishment and many of the conditions of probation. The Judge agreed and terminated her probation, and she was finished with the case.

    • DUI with Serious Bodily Injury & Violation of Probation - Violation of Probation Set aside warrant and terminated probation

      Our client lived out of state and had an outstanding warrant for years for the violation of probation after being accused of DUI with serious bodily injury. We took on the case and were successful in getting the court to set aside the warrant and terminate the probation. Our client was never booked into jail and did not even have to return to the state of Florida to appear in court.

    • Violation of Probation - Violation of Probation Probation was reinstated, no jail time

      Client was on probation for DUI in Hillsborough County and was arrested for driving on a suspended license (DWLS). The client had also failed to complete DUI School and had not paid court costs. We were able to get a court date set so that our client was not arrested on the warrant that had no bond. In court we were able to convince the court to give our client another chance on probation. The probation was reinstated, and our client did not serve any jail time.

    • Felony Violation of Probation - Violation of Probation Client's probation was terminated

      Client was facing a violation of probation for burglary and grand theft. Our client had an outstanding warrant with no bond. Our office was able to set a court date before Judge Perry in Hillsborough County within two days. After bringing our client before the Judge we were able to explain the violation and the client's probation was terminated.

    • Violation of Community Control - Violation of Probation Violation dismissed

      Client a violation of his community control. The Department of Corrections was seeking to have our client sent to prison for two years. At the hearing for the violation we were able to get the violation dismissed.

    • Violation of Probation - Violation of Probation Second chance to fulfill the terms of probation

      We recently represented a client who was on probation and was violation for using a "whizzinator" to provide a false urine sample. When he did give a real sample, he tested positive for drugs. Per the Florida's Criminal Punishment Code, our client was facing a minimum of 22 months in prison. We took on the case and set a court date, admitting to the probation violation. We, however, provided the court with mitigating factors and got the Judge to agree to give our client a second chance to fulfill the terms of probation instead of prison.

    • Violation of Probation for Sexual Battery Charge - Violation of Probation Allowed to continue probation

      In a recent case, our client was the violation of his probation after the Department of Corrections noted that he had failed to submit to the necessary electronic monitoring. After this, the state released a no bond warrant for his arrest, leading to our client being arrested in another county. We immediately sprang into action and were able to set an emergency—setting bond for our client. We were able to get our client out of jail. Once he appeared in court later, the Judge agreed to allow our client to continue on probation.

    • Violation of Probation - Violation of Probation Dismissed the violation and continue probation

      Client was on probation for four felony charges, two third degree felonies and two second degree felonies. With all the felony charges our client was facing up to forty years in state prison. The Department of Corrections alleged that our client tested positive for drugs and that she absconded from her probation. We set the case for court to turn our client in on the warrant. After hearing mitigating factors from the defense the Judge agreed to dismiss the violation and continue our client on probation.

    • Felony Violation of Probation - Violation of Probation Dismissed violation and terminated probation

      In this case, Thomas & Paulk, P.A.'s client was his third violation of probation and had an outstanding arrest warrant for failing to complete the terms of his probation. Before our client could be arrested, we set a court date and brought him before for the Judge. In Court we explained to Judge Perry that the defendant did not willfully violate the probation and was complying with best efforts to all the conditions. The judge dismissed the violation and then agreed to terminate the client's probation early.

    • Violation of Probation and Driving on a Suspended License - Violation of Probation Probation dropped and a fresh start

      Client again caught and driving on a suspended license while on probation for driving with a suspended license. We file a motion with the court to withdraw the warrant before client is arrested, arguing before the Judge on the basis of his good job and family obligations. We then negotiated an agreement with the State Attorney's Office for no jail on the charges. Client pled no contest and the judge consented to terminate his probation and simply adjudicate him with the order to pay court costs for the new case. His probation dropped despite the new charges, our client has a chance for a fresh start.

    • Violation of Felony Probation - Violation of Probation Continued on probation

      Client was on probation for multiple cases involving felony delivery and possession of drugs, as well as failure to file sales tax refunds. This was the client's third violation, and he was facing a 24-month prison sentence suspended. It was alleged that our client violated his probation by being out of his residence past curfew. We successful argued to the Judge that he did not willfully and substantially violate his probation and that he should be given the opportunity to complete it. The judge agreed and continued him on probation.