Violation of Probation in New Jersey

Violation of probation can be a serious offense in New Jersey. If you are found guilty of probation, you could be facing extended probation, harsher terms of probation, or even a resentencing for jail time for your original offense. Violation of probation should be taken very seriously and you should consider hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney to fight for you.

Probation is a period of court ordered supervision. Requirements of probation may include regular check ins with a probation officer, drug and alcohol treatment, drug testing, maintaining employment, not leaving a certain geographical area, curfew, payment of fines or restitution, and not committing any other crimes or offenses.

If you fail to perform any of your requirements of probation, you will likely be violated arrested and held until your violation of probation hearing. There, you will have an opportunity to explain your reason for the violation. If the Judge finds that you did not violate, then they may let you go and continue probation as if nothing happened. However, if you are found guilty of a violation of probation, you could face the consequences mentioned above.

An attorney can greatly assist you in a violation of probation. This is because we are familiar with the rules of court, rules of evidence, and the requirements of probation and permissible actions that are not violations. What you believe may be an innocent act or a viable excuse may actually be admitting to the violation. Do not let this happen to you, contact Hark & Hark today.

At Hark & Hark, we help clients with violation of probation, Graves Act offenses, gun charges, weapon charges, firearms charges, explosives charges, burglary, robbery, trespassing, simple assault, aggravated assault, certain persons offenses, defaced firearm charges, hollow point bullet offenses, and CDS charges including marijuana, crack cocaine, meth, heroin, and prescription drug charges.

We are reducing fees and offering manageable payment plans. At Hark & Hark, we represent clients for any case in any county in New Jersey including Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Mercer, Ocean, and Salem counties. We represent clients in all towns in New Jersey, including Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth, Edison, Woodbridge, Lakewood, Toms River, Hamilton, Trenton, Clifton, Camden, Brick, Cherry Hill, Passaic, Middletown, Union City, Old Bridge, Gloucester Township, East Orange, Bayonne, Franklin Township, North Bergen, Vineland, and Union.