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What happens when you violate probation?

Probation is a type of punishment that allows people convicted of a crime to remain relatively freer than they would be if they were to serve jail time. However, if you’re on probation, there are certain rules and conditions you should strictly adhere to.

For example, depending on your terms, traveling to a different country without asking permission from your probation officer is a violation of your probation. Violating your probation can result in re-arrest, and you can lose the little freedom you had.

Additionally, you can pay an extra fine, get community service hours, or do some prison time after being sentenced. Therefore, try as much as possible to adhere to your probation terms.

Contact O’Dekirk, Allred, and Associates today to get a criminal attorney.

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