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DUI Violation of Probation | Melbourne DUI Lawyer

If you are on DUI probation and believe that you have violated probation, community control or house arrest, contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer with the Law Office of Richard G. Canina to discuss your case today. We routinely defend those facing DUI probation violations in Brevard County, FL.

"No Bond" Warrants in a DUI VOP Cases

If you violate DUI probation – even if it is your first DUI, the consequences can be very serious. The court can sign an arrest warrant with a "no bond" provision. If your warrant contains a "no bond" provision, then after your arrest you may not be able to bond out until you go back to see the judge that originally put you on probation. This can take several weeks in certain circumstances. Instead of waiting in jail, many people hire a private criminal defense lawyer to file for an emergency hearing that allows you to walk into the courtroom with your attorney to ask the judge for relief, including withdrawing the "no bond" warrant or setting a reasonable bond. At your court date for your violation of probation, your attorney may be able to convince both the judge and the prosecutor to give you another chance to complete all the conditions of your DUI probation.

Possible Consequences of a Brevard County DUI Probation Violation

If you admit that you violated your probation, the judge has the authority to sentence you up to the statutory maximum allowable by law, which, generally, is as follows:

Successfully Resolving Your DUI VOP Case

If you believe that your probation officer is going to violate you, you must act quickly. Contact the Melbourne, FL Law Office of Richard G. Canina today for a FREE case evaluation so that you can see what options might be available to you under the particular facts and circumstances of your individual case. Our attorneys may be able to contact your probation officer to see if you can be granted additional time to complete the terms of probation. We may be able to give you advice about actions you can take now to attempt to mitigate your violation of probation before your hearing date.

Avoiding Going into Custody

If a probation violation warrant has already been issued for you, our attorneys may still be able to keep you out of custody. We may be able to file a motion whereby we will go to court and ask the judge to withdraw the warrant or grant a bond for you. In times where this motion is not possible or successful, we can arrange to be with you at your initial appearance hearing and, if necessary, schedule a bond reduction hearing.

Resolving your Brevard County Probation Violation

If need be, our attorneys will fight the allegations that you have violated. We may be able to show the court that your alleged violation was not willful or substantial. We can also help you fight any new criminal charges that you have received while on probation. If the court finds that you did not actually violate probation, you can be reinstated onto probation with the same terms and conditions or, even successfully terminated from probation altogether.

Law Office of Richard G. Canina | Brevard County DUI Violation of Probation Lawyer

If you have been arrested or believe that you might be arrested for violating your DUI probation, you should immediately contact a Violation of Probation Lawyer in Melbourne, FL that is experienced in handling these matters. At the Law Office of Richard G. Canina, our firm sets itself apart from others in the level of personal service we provide. We are 100% committed to defending our clients vigorously and to keeping our clients fully informed every step of the way. With over 30 years of combined experience defending against both misdemeanor and felony probation violations in Brevard County, Florida, our attorneys will work hard to get you the best result possible. If you have been arrested in Melbourne, FL or anywhere in Brevard County, FL on a DUI probation violation, we want to help you! Contact our office today for a FREE case evaluation.

Brevard County Florida Criminal Defense Attorney

The Law Office of Richard G. Canina proudly defends all residents of Brevard County and all cities and towns along Florida’s Space Coast including: Melbourne, Viera, Suntree, West Melbourne, Melbourne Village, Palm Shores, Palm Bay, Rockledge, Merritt Island, Titusville, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne Beach, Indialantic, Indian Harbour Beach, Satellite Beach, Grant, Valkaria, Micco, Barefoot Bay, Scottsmoor, Mims, and Sebastian, as well as neighboring Volusia County, Seminole County, Orange County, Osceola County, and Indian River County, FL.

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