Many judges consider probation to be a privilege to avoid incarceration. If you or someone you know is accused of a violation of probation in Lake County they need an attorney on their side. Violation of probation attorney Kelly Johnson is a former Florida prosecutor that focuses her practice on criminal defense. Probation can be violated many different ways but the violations fall into one of two categories. The most serious is a new law violation. This happens when someone on probation picks up a new criminal 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 Lake 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 is not entitled to a 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. Lake County violation of probation attorney Kelly Johnson 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. If you or someone you know is accused of a violation of probation in Lake County call attorney Kelly Johnson today at 352-735-4342. The initial consultation with Lake County VOP attorney Kelly Johnson is always free. Our attorneys have over 10 years of experience handling violation of probation cases. Kelly Johnson is a Lake County resident with strong ties to the community. Ms. Johnson's primary office is in Mount Dora.