Southern Utah Probation and Parole Violation Attorneys

If You Violate Probation or Parole

A violation of probation or parole can lead to revocation of probation or parole and land you back in prison or jail.

Consequences for Conviction of Probation Violation in Utah

Consequences for a conviction for probation violation in Utah may potentially include:

  • Probation revoked and sentence imposed
  • Jail or imprisonment (depends on original conviction)
  • Significant fines

They also can include probation reinstatement with additional terms including:

  • Jail/Prison
  • Longer term
  • Additional fines
  • Community service
  • Rehabilitation program
  • Other

Determining Punishment for Violating Probation in Utah

Likelihood of any of the above consequences depends on the following factors:

  • Prior similar convictions
  • Any other prior convictions
  • Currently on probation or parole
  • Attitude of community and court toward this type of crime
  • Degree of media attention on case
  • Mitigating/aggravating circumstances
  • Other

Defenses to a Utah Probation Violation Charge

Defenses for probation violation charges may potentially include:

  • Insufficient evidence
  • Factual innocence
  • Probation terms complied with
  • Other

Free Consultation: Contact Our Utah Law Firm

The Utah defense attorneys of Douglas D. Terry & Associates will help you offer your best defense to charges of probation or violation or parole. We are the longest serving criminal defense law firm in St. George and also have offices in Cedar City. We work with clients throughout southern Utah in communities including Richfield, Panguitch, Kanab, Beaver and Fillmore.

Call (435) 628-4411 or contact us online today for a free consultation.