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Boston Probation Violation Attorney

Don’t Take Chances with Your Future: (617) 829-9747

When improperly handled, probation violations have the potential to ruin your future. If you think you may have violated your probation, or if you have been arrested, we can help you. When the court decides you have violated the terms of your probation, the judge can decide that you will spend the remainder of your sentence incarcerated. In many cases, the violator will be penalized with a longer prison sentence. At Dhar Law, LLP, we understand it can be difficult to hold true to the various rules of your probation. Mistakes happen. Regardless of the circumstances pertaining to your probation violation, we strongly encourage you to contact our Boston criminal defense attorney. With our skill set and winning track record in your corner, you can be confident in our ability to successfully handle your case.

  • Vikas S. Dhar

    Co-Founder & Lawyer

    Vikas S. Dhar is widely recognized as a leader in the New England legal community. As an accomplished business litigator and a "Top 40 Under 40" criminal defense attorney, he has been honored as a New England Super Lawyer and Rising Star in the area of White-Collar Criminal Defense over the past six years by Boston Magazine. Along with his brother, Vilas, who is Of Counsel at Dhar Law LLP, his philosophy on socially conscious business practices and community contributions have been profiled by Forbes, the American Bar Association Journal, the Boston Globe and the Boston Business Journal.

    Regarded as powerful in the courtroom and unflappable at the negotiating table, Vikas talks fast because he thinks fast and clients rave about his calming demeanor, friendliness and never-ending energy reserves. He believes that "good things come to those who wait, go out and earn it." He brings a people-first attitude to each matter in the firm and would proud to handle your case next.

    He was recently selected by the U.S. District Court to sit on a Merit Selection Panel to recommend a new Magistrate Judge and to advise on the reappointment of a sitting Magistrate Judge. Vikas has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Organization as a Top 100 Massachusetts Defense Attorney. Additionally, in 2012 alongside a U.S. Congressman and other honorees, he was presented with the “Excellence in the Law: Up & Coming Attorney” award by the Massachusetts Bar Association and Lawyers Weekly.

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For Real People

  • Compliance, Internal Investigations & Advisory Services

    Advised a regional construction company following an investigation by the Massachusetts Executive Office for Labor and Workforce Development.

  • Immigration Matters

    Won a political asylum appeal for an Ethiopian national before the Board of Immigration Appeals. Secured the support of a former Attorney General of Ethiopia as an expert witness.

  • Licensed Professionals, University Faculty & Students

    Defense of a staff member at Tufts University School of Medicine and Cambridge Health Alliance community hospital. Favorable pre-trial disposition.

  • Controlled Substances

    Defense of a security systems analyst in a Federal narco-trafficking and conspiracy case following an inter-agency task force investigation. No committed time.

  • Criminal Defense

    Defended a Canadian airline station chief at Boston's Logan International Airport in a felony complaint. Won a jury acquittal.

  • White-Collar Criminal Defense

    Representation of an accountant for a New England facilities management company in federal grand jury proceedings following a three-year civil tax investigation by the IRS. Our client was not indicted.

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  • “It is refreshing in this day and age that you can work with professionals who truly have your best interest at heart.”

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WHY HIRE DHAR LAW, LLP?

  • Nearly Eight Decades of Combined Experience

  • Our Battle-Tested Trial Attorneys are Available 24/7

  • Highly Esteemed Attorneys Recognized Nationwide

  • Client-Focused Representation & Proven Defense Strategies

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Common Penalties

Probation is a common penalty imposed when an individual pleads guilty to a crime. Similarly to bail, the individual on probation agrees to comply with the conditions imposed by the Court. The consequences for violating probation vary dependent upon various factors. When probation is violated, there is not a specific set of rules or penalties that will be assigned. Often, probation violation will result in an extended prison sentence.

  • Imprisonment
  • Hefty Fines
  • Community Service
  • Rehabilitation
  • Revoke / Cancel Probation
  • Extend Probation Period

Get Your Questions Answered

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Questions

  • What Is Considered a Violation of Probation?

    Answer

    A violation of probation may include failure to report to your probation officer, failure to appear in court, failure to pay fines, failure to pay victims restitution, failure to perform community service, failure to pay court costs, and failure to attend drug counseling. Other violations include committing a new crime, fleeing the state or country, associating with known criminals / gang members, the possession of a firearm or illegal drugs, and the violation of a restraining order or protective order.

  • What Are Some Requirements Outlined In Probation?

    Answer

    Most cases require that the individual serving probation maintains employment, abides by curfew, remains in restricted areas and avoids contact with the alleged victim(s) of their crime. In addition, you may be required to refrain from purchasing or consuming alcohol or drugs.

  • Do I Need to Hire a Defense Attorney?

    Answer

    Regardless of the specific circumstances pertaining to your case, it is vital you have a skilled criminal defense attorney assisting you with this charge. Your rights and freedom are on the line. Don’t take chances with your future by sitting back and waiting for your charges to blow over. Be proactive. Secure the immediate assistance of our trusted legal advocate.

Rights That Are in Jeopardy After Being Convicted

  • Loss of eligibility to apply for financial aid for college
  • Security clearance for certain professions such as teaching, working with children, or security
  • Voting privileges
  • Parenting rights can be taken away including custody & visiting rights
  • Loss of 2nd Amendment right to legally obtain or possess firearms
  • Cannot obtain a passport or a visa for entry into certain countries
  • Convicts are pulled into police line-ups as a potential suspect

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