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Category: Probation Violation


APR. 7 2017
Can Having a Dog Be Considered a Probation Violation in Florida?
Can Having a Dog Be Considered a Probation Violation in Florida?
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If you are put on probation, you may simultaneously feel relief and dread. While probation keeps you out of jail, the terms of your probation may trap you in one place for fear of being charged again. The terms of your probation may prevent you from going to church (if you cannot be within a certain distance of facilities that cater to children) or from traveling for extended periods of time (if you routinely have to meet with your probation officer).

 

In one case, a woman violated her probation simply by having a dog. Yes, that’s right, a dog.…

DEC. 27 2016
10 Ways You Can Violate Your Probation in Florida
10 Ways You Can Violate Your Probation in Florida
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“Probation” is often a word that triggers a sigh of relief. Even though you have been convicted of a crime, you will not have to go to jail, and can continue living your life.

 

The reality, however, isn’t quite so simple or sunny. The judge of your case and your probation officer will have strict rules that you will be required to follow during your probation sentence. Violate any of these rules or terms of your probation, and you may face more serious consequences than your first time in court.

 

How can someone violate probation in Florida? Let’s …