If your probation officer believes at any time that you may have violated your terms, you could be facing additional charges. Some of the most common probation violations include the following:
The penalties associated with violating a probation order in Virginia vary. Some of these penalties include the following:
If you have been charged with violating your probation, the evidence must be shown by the prosecution. The prosecution must prove that the violation was intentional rather than a simple mistake, such as a faulty ignition interlock system in Loudoun. Accidentally violating probation is a common occurrence in Virginia, and must be defended in order to avoid additional penalties. No matter your violation, whether intentional or accidental, you will need an attorney who knows how to fight it. You have the right to (1) see a written notice of your allegations and to (2) have your case heard in court. Do not simply accept a probation violation without consulting an attorney who will fight against it.