In Criminal Defense cases Parole is defined as the supervised release of a convicted criminal defendant upon the completion of a portion of their sentence. While on parole you are still supervised, however you are being granted the return to society after proven you have rehabilitated. probation violations In order for a criminal defendant to be released from prison and granted parole, he must be either released from the county prison or specifically granted parole by the state parole board. Parole requires specific rules to be followed such as reporting to a parole officer, not associating with ex-convicts, staying within certain geographic areas, avoiding getting into legal trouble, and reporting if you move. If you are found guilty of violating any of the required conditions, the court may impose penalties against you and your probation officer may put out a warrant for your arrest. Make sure to consult with the experienced Parole Violation Lawyers at the Law Offices of Kelly & Conte.

Penalties imposed by the court in Parole Violations involving Criminal Defense cases result either from technical parole violations (violating certain orders) or the act of committing a new crime (getting into new legal trouble). Results of these penalties can include arrest warrants, revocation, an increased parole term, fines, and additional criminal charges. bench warrants Depending on the violation type parolees are entitled to a hearing, which include first level hearings (preliminary hearings for technical violations) and second level hearings (revocation hearings for new criminal committed acts). It is important to understand which kind of violation you are being charged with, and how an educated lawyer can help you. It is also important to know what steps you should take in order to protect your current status as a parolee. Contact a knowledgeable lawyer who can speak on your behalf in this time of need.