North Port Violation of Probation Help

Courts will often impose probation on a defendant during the sentencing phase of a criminal conviction. Probation requires that the defendant comply with strict requirements, which may include anything from paying fines and court costs to completing anger management or drug school. A violation of probation (VOP) may result in the revocation of probation and the imposition of a jail or prison sentence.

Call our attorneys at 941-429-1100 - they will work hard to try and have your probation reinstated and will aggressively defend your rights.

North Port Violation of Probation Statute

948.06  Violation of probation or community control; revocation; modification; continuance; failure to pay restitution or cost of supervision.

(1)(a)  Whenever within the period of probation or community control there are reasonable grounds to believe that a probationer or offender in community control has violated his or her probation or community control in a material respect, any law enforcement officer who is aware of the probationary or community control status of the probationer or offender in community control or any parole or probation supervisor may arrest or request any county or municipal law enforcement officer to arrest such probationer or offender without warrant wherever found and forthwith return him or her to the court granting such probation or community control.