Understanding Probation Violations In North Carolina And What You Could Face

Probation violations in the state of North Carolina are serious matters. There are many different ways an individual can violate the terms of their probation but some include:

  • Failing to report to the probation officer
  • Missing a curfew
  • Testing positive for drugs or alcohol
  • Failing to pay fines/restitution
  • A new arrest

Actions The Judge Can Take

If you are found to have violated your probation, the judge has the authority to extend your probation, add new conditions to your probation or even force you to spend the rest of your sentence in jail.

Seeking experienced defense representation as soon as possible so you can avoid these consequences is extremely important.

Legal Help From An Experienced Lawyer And Former Prosecutor

At Messer Law Firm, we can provide you with the skilled defense representation you need.

Defense lawyer Al Messer has more than 20 years of experience defending the rights of clients in Asheville, Hendersonville and throughout surrounding communities in western North Carolina.

Al is also a former prosecutor, a skilled negotiator, and trial attorney who can negotiate with the probation officer and prosecutor to help mitigate the damage you could face.

Contact Our Office Today

If you have been charged with a probation violation in western North Carolina, it is important to consult with a skilled defense lawyer as soon as possible.

Call our office today at 828-398-0823 to talk with a lawyer. Free consultations.

Serving clients throughout western North Carolina, including Henderson, Buncombe, Haywood and Madison counties