A probation violation occurs when an individual on probation fails to comply with the terms and conditions set by the court. This can include actions such as committing new offenses, failing drug tests, not meeting with a probation officer, or violating curfew. An attorney can assist by providing legal representation to individuals facing probation violations. They can assess the circumstances, analyze the evidence, and develop a defense strategy. Attorneys can advocate for their clients during probation violation hearings, presenting arguments to minimize the consequences. They can challenge the evidence presented by the prosecution and work towards alternative resolutions, such as modified probation terms or rehabilitation programs. Attorneys can also guide their clients through the legal process, ensuring their rights are protected and providing guidance to mitigate the potential penalties associated with probation violations.