April 12, 2015

Don’t Take Ohio Probation Violations Lightly – the Judge Won’t

Written by Erb Legal LLC

Category: Criminal Defense

Don’t make the mistake of taking a probation violation charge in Medina County or Wadsworth lightly. Get an attorney with experience fighting Ohio probation violation cases.

You need a tough attorney to represent you in probation violation cases. Here’s why:

  • The burden of proof is lower for Ohio probation violation that for other crimes. To be found guilty of most crimes, the prosecution has to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you actually committed the crime. With probation violations, the standard of proof is “preponderance of the evidence”. There is no right to a jury trial and you could potentially face spending time in jail or prison.
  • Probation violation charges, if they stick, can potentially affect your ability to get a fair shake in future court dealings. The last thing you want on your record when you face a Medina or Wadsworth charge is a history of violating probation in Ohio. Defendants with records of violating probation often face higher bail and fewer leniencies in sentencing.

If you’re accused of violating the terms of your probation in Medina County or Northern Ohio, take it seriously. More importantly, find an attorney who takes your charge – and your freedom – just as seriously as you do. The right attorney can make all the difference when you’re trying to defend an Ohio probation violation.

If you’re facing a probation violation charge in Medina County, Wadsworth or throughout Northeastern Ohio, contact the Law Office of Erb Legal LLC. In most instances, The Law Office of Erb Legal LLC offers flat fee options for Medina County and Northeast Ohio probation violation cases. Please contact The Law Office of Erb Legal LLC for more information.

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