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Probation violations in North Carolina may be heard in either District or Superior Court depending on the classification of the underlying offense. If you were placed on probation for a misdemeanor conviction, your violation hearing will be heard by a District Court judge. If you were placed on probation for a felony conviction, your violation hearing will be heard by a Superior Court judge.
At this hearing, the prosecutor and your probation officer will present evidence of each violation and make a recommendation at to punishment. The maximum punishment under the law is the activation of your underlying or original jail sentence. Having an experienced criminal defense attorney may mean the difference between going to jail and going home with your family.
When Results Matter, We Offer Serious Help For Serious Legal Problems
We handle hundreds of probation violation cases each year, some of which many other criminal defense lawyers won’t touch. We willingly accept the challenge of unpopular cases and often render support services and assistance to other lawyers and law firms through case-by-case affiliation.