Are You Facing a Probation Violation in Ohio?
Generally, there are restrictions, conditions, and requirements that are included as part of the probationary period.
What keeps the restrictions, conditions, and requirements effective and productive is the threat of imprisonment should these be violated in any way.
Some probation violations in Ohio that can occur are:
- Failure to keep appointments with your probation officer or maintain contact;
- Possession of a firearm;
- Associating with a known criminal;
- Failing to notify probation of a change of address or employment;
- Violating a protective order;
- Failing to report for a drug or alcohol test or failing the test;
- Failing to maintain the requirements of a substance abuse program or another type of mandated program;
- Being arrested on a new charge;
- Your Probation Officer is the individual who has the discretion of filing a complaint with the court that could result in an arrest and a revocation of your probation.
If you are facing an Ohio probation violation, take effective action by having the situation reviewed by a Dayton criminal defense lawyer, who may be able to assist in avoiding imprisonment for the violation.