Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee

Q: In 2019 I was sentenced to 1yr probation or until my fines/fees was paid in full for an attempted forgery charge.

I went twice to my probation officer and never went back. I just recently paid off my fines and was informed that I had a 1st violation warrant and there's no bond. Do you think I will get released from probation or will I have to complete a year? I know I am probably going to have to do some jail time on 1st violation. But after that's done, do you think the judge will make me do a year probation? Or what do you think will happen?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Hire a competent attorney. Turn yourself in at Court with him, having all costs paid in full. It is possible that the Probation might get extended. Be ready for a drug test. Do not make the PO mad again, and do not get in any more trouble.

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