The best thing that can happen when you are on
is to get off probation succesfully. This can happen one of two ways:
either you complete your full term of probation or you ask the court for
If eligible, you should always ask for early termination.
Early termination of probation
may be available to you. While it never hurts to ask (the worst the judge
can do is say no), your chances increase dramtically if you have satisfied
2) You have completed at least 50% of your probationary term
3) You have been sentenced (or accepted a guilty plea) in such a manner
that early termination was not explicitly prohibited.
4) Your probation officer either supports early termination or does not
object to it.
5) You are on probation for a non-violent offense.
These 5 things I have mentioned are just a few important factors to consider
when retaining a
Miami-Dade County criminal defense attorney for the purpose of filing a Motion For Early Termination.
While these factors are not the only things to consider, if you qualify
based on the above criteria, it is my belief that you are in good shape
for early termination.
Once your early termination is granted, you will be off probation. If you
are otherwise eligible, you may begin the
If you are on probation and would like to explore the option of early termination,
. I represent clients in both Miami-Dade and Broward.