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Violating Probation for DWI

When a person is sentenced after a DWI conviction, they may receive probation as a means to reduce overall jail time. While probation is generally considered a better option when compared to prison, it nevertheless comes with its own restrictive terms and conditions. Additionally, if a person violates the terms of their probation, they may be punished further by the courts.

If you have been charged with DWI, we may be able to help you defend your rights so that you are not sentenced to any unfairly harsh consequences. For more information regarding your legal options, contact knowledgeable Raleigh DWI attorney Jim Black by calling 919-600-4609 today.

Penalties for Probation Violations

A person facing charges for probation violation may not have the same rights they usually enjoy during a criminal trial. In addition, the penalties associated with these violations can make life significantly more difficult for a convicted individual. The following sentences may follow a probation violation:

  • Jail
  • Increased probation
  • Financial penalties
  • Loss of driver’s license
  • Community service

These penalties can have a serious impact on a person’s life, especially on top of the consequences already given for the original DWI conviction. While you can choose to fight your penalties for probation violation, it may be too late. Instead, consider fighting your original DWI charge from the beginning.

Contact Us

A DUI conviction can come with many serious penalties. To learn more about your options if you have been convicted of DUI and are facing probation violation accusations, contact experienced Raleigh DWI lawyer Jim Black today at 919-600-4609.


"Jim, I just wanted to thank you again for everything you did for me. I am very happy about the outcome and would recommend you to anyone and everyone who has a DUI case. Two things that stuck out the most is your patience and honesty, you wanted the best for me and that was obvious."

The Law Office of Jim Black

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Raleigh, NC 27601

Phone: (919) 600-4609
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