Asked in Criminal Law for Florida

Q: I have to go to court for mis.vop 1st time what can I expect

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Jay R. Rooth
Jay R. Rooth
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: The first time that you go to court for a violation of probation, the court will make sure that you have an attorney or appoint a public defender. The judge will typically ready the reasons for the violation of probation so that you are aware of the allegations and then set your case for a violation of probation hearing. If you violation is minor or a technical violation, the government may consider making an offer to resolve the case.

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