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Sarasota Probation Violation Attorney

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If you face charges for violating the terms of probation or parole, you want an experienced and aggressive criminal defense lawyer to protect your rights. At the Law Offices of Eric Reisinger, we handle violations of probation cases in Sarasota, Arcadia, and the surrounding areas. With over 15 years of experience, Eric Reisinger has personally handled thousands of violation probation cases as a former prosecutor in Sarasota and Manatee counties and now as a criminal defense attorney in Sarasota County and the surrounding areas.

Our firm will conduct a thorough investigation of the facts and circumstances leading to your arrest. We will carefully review whether police had probable cause to make any search or seizure and verify that all evidence was properly obtained. Let us fight for you and help you clear your name.

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Probation Violations in Florida

Violating probation in Florida means willfully and significantly failing to follow the conditions of your sentence. In other words, there must be intent behind the violation, and it must be substantial in nature to be charged with this offense.

There are two types of violations: technical and substantive violations. Technical violations occur when you fail to comply to a general or specific condition of your probation.

Common examples of technical violations include:

  • Not paying fines and court costs

  • Failing a drug test

  • Failing to complete court-ordered counseling or rehabilitation

  • Missing or being tardy to an appointment with your probation officer

By contrast, a substantive violation happens when you commit a new crime while on probation. The state must prove the commission of the new offense by providing direct, non-hearsay evidence.

There are three penalty options for getting convicted of violating probation:

  • Reinstate probation

  • Increase your probation sentence

  • Revoke probation and impose a jail or prison sentence

If the judge revokes your probation, the court has the power to impose the maximum jail or prison term for the charge that originally resulted in being place on probation.

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It is critical to understand that simply being arrested for a new offense is not a violation of probation — you must be convicted. Our goal will always be to get an acquittal on the new charge, so that it no longer is considered a violation of your probation.

Call us today at (941) 541-5335 to learn how we can protect your rights and freedom.

Trust Our Proven Trial Record

We Fight Fearlessly for Our Clients
  • 2016 CF 004875 NC – Life Felony Second Degree Murder Not Guilty Verdict
  • 2017 CF 000169 – Life Felony Armed Robbery Not Guilty Verdict
  • 2017 CF 002479 AX – 15 Counts of Possession of Child Pornography Successful Resolution
  • 2017 MM 11498 – Misdemeanor Battery and Misdemeanor Sex Offense -Unnatural and Lascivious Act Not Guilty Verdict
  • 2018 CF 000323 – Two Counts Felony Battery on a Person 65 or Older Case Dismissed
  • 2018 CF 002675 AX–Felony Battery on a Person 65 or Older Case Dismissed
  • 2018 CF 00889 – Armed Carjacking Successful Resolution
  • 2018 MM 000354 – Misdemeanor Battery Case Dismissed
  • 2018 MM 003582 AX – Misdemeanor Battery Case Dismissed
  • 2018 MM 010119– Misdemeanor Battery Case Dismissed
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