Violation of Probation

What is a violation of Probation (VOP)?

A violation of probation occurs when a person who is on probation violates one or more terms of the agreement.
Listed below are some examples of probation violations:
•Failure to report to probation officer
•Associating with known criminals/ gang members
•Drug or alcohol abuse as indicated by positive urine screen
•Failure to appear in court
•Failure to pay victim restitution or court-ordered fines
•Failure to attend court-ordered counseling
•Arrest for a new criminal offense
Violatioins usually result in a No-Bond warrant which means that it is difficult to get out of jail without a lawyer working hard for you!