Violation of Probation/Parole

Probation is usually made with very specific conditions relevant to the conviction for which probation was sentenced. A violation of these conditions can lead to revocation of probation and the imposition of a custodial (Jail or Prison) sentence.

Consequences for a conviction on the charge of Probation Violation include:

  • Probation revoked
  • Jail or imprisonment (depends upon original conviction)
  • Significant fines
  • Probation reinstatement with additional terms including:
    • Jail/Prison
    • Longer term
    • Community service
    • Rehabilitation program
    • Additional fines
    • Other


Defenses for Probation Violation may potentially include:

  • Showing insufficient evidence
  • Proving factual innocence
  • Proving probation terms complied with
  • Other

Our Criminal Case page provides more information on the following:

  • Why you may receive a stiffer sentence
  • What you can do to improve the outcome of your case
  • What The Cochran Firm can do to help you

The statement above is not legal advice! This statement is not intended to be a correct statement of law in your jurisdiction. This statement is intended to give you a very general understanding of what is involved in this type of crime. Please consult an attorney to find out what law applies in your jurisdiction.