Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

Understanding Probation in Colorado

Navigating probation in Colorado can be overwhelming, but with the right legal guidance, it doesn’t have to be. At WeedenLaw, our team of Colorado criminal defense attorneys is dedicated to simplifying the probation process for our clients. Understanding your rights and obligations under Colorado’s probation system is crucial, whether you’re exploring probation as an alternative to incarceration or dealing with the repercussions of a probation violation. 

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Felony Probation Violation

One mistake should rarely define a person.  In the event of a felony conviction, that mistake can make it difficult for an individual to efficiently serve their agreed upon sentencing without issue, even in instances where probation is offered.  The concept of probation in Colorado is designed to allow someone convicted of a crime to remain in the community, as opposed to confined within a prison system.  This arrangement does not come without its own set of challenges.  Often the terms of probation become misunderstood or [..]

Probation Violation in Colorado. Can I Get Jail Time for VOP?

There are four steps to the probation violation in Colorado:

    Initial arrest First appearances and bond A violation of probation hearing Sentencing

In many ways, the violation process in Colorado is like that of your initial charge. But, when you violate your probation, you don’t have the same rights and protections you did before. This is even if it’s your first time violating probation.

Attorney Jeff Weeden answers “how much time can you get for violating probation?” in this post.

Probation Violation: The Initial Arrest

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