Columbus Probation Violation Lawyer

Damage Control For When You Have Made An Additional Mistake

Violating your probation can land you in jail, as well as change your original sentence. A judge can make you serve the rest of your sentence in prison and even increase the length of your sentence. If you miss an appointment with your parole officer or are accused of committing another crime, you need an experienced attorney who knows his or her way around the Ohio legal system.

Patrick J. Heagerty of Heagerty & Associates has been defending the rights of people in and around Columbus for a decade. He has helped many people with probation violation issues at local, state and federal levels and knows how to navigate the court system. He will do everything in his power to protect your rights and prevent further penalties against you.

Finding Alternatives To Prison

Probation violations are taken very seriously in Ohio. If you committed a minor infraction, such as failing a drug test or missing a meeting with your probation officer, our lawyer looks for diversion programs that can assist you with your problem and get you back on track to successfully completing your probation.

If you are accused of committing a new crime we investigate the evidence against you, as well as the potential effects these accusations may have on your current sentence. All available options are considered and we aggressively defend you against these new accusations.