Brevard County judges often consider probation to be a privilege in lieu of jail. When probation is violated in Brevard County the accused needs a Brevard County violation of probation attorney on their side. Jail is common on a violation of probation and a no bond warrant is a possibility. This is not something you should wait for without taking action. A skilled Brevard County violation of probation attorney can take steps to avoid the accused being held without bond. Contacting an attorney before the warrant is executed can help minimize jail time by allowing your attorney to schedule hearing time in advance. This shows the court that you are not a flight risk and take the matter seriously. Violation of probation attorney Kevin J. Pitts is a former Florida prosecutor that focuses his practice on criminal defense. Probation can be violated many different ways but the violations fall into one of two broad categories. The most serious is a new law violation of probation. This happens when someone on probation is arrested for a new charge. The other type of violation is a technical violation. Technical violations are usually things like testing positive for illegal drugs, missing an appointment or non-compliance with a condition of probation. Regardless of the type of violation you need a Brevard County violation of probation attorney. When probation is violated the judge can issue a capias or arrest warrant. On a violation of probation the accused can be held without bond. The state is not required to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt and the accused is not entitled to a jury trial. Considering these facts this is not something you want to handle on your own. Brevard County violation of probation attorney Kevin J. Pitts can get you into court on the first available hearing date, argue for release on bond or a bond reduction, negotiate for a reinstatement of probation instead of incarceration and can challenge the evidence against the accused. We handle all Brevard County violation of probation cases from Barefoot Bay, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne Village, Merritt Island, Mims, Palm Bay, Patrick Air Force Base, Rockledge, Satellite Beach, Viera, Titusville, West Melbourne and the surrounding areas. If you or someone you know is accused of a violation of probation in Brevard County call attorneys Heiko Moenckmeier and Kevin J. Pitts today at 321-549-7894. The initial consultation is always free.