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Unfortunately, the best way to avoid getting violated is to avoid violating probation. Because you did so, the judge might give you the 15 days in jail that he promised.Your best bet is to retain an attorney to help you try to defeat the MIP and handle the alleged violation. If your attorney can successfully defeat the charges, you may be able to avoid any additional negative consequences.Judges often make such statements for a purpose and, realistically, the only way to keep from getting violated is often to ensure that you don't actually violate probation. The unfortunate fact is that such matters depend heavily on the judge's discretion and that of the probation officer.I know it's not what you want to hear. However, it's the truth.Please remember to click Accept and leave Positive Feedback so that I will receive credit for my time and effort spent responding to your question. Bonuses are always greatly appreciated. Clicking accept does not close the question and you are still welcome to ask follow-up questions if you need clarification.Sincerely,T-USA _____________________________________Disclaimer: By engaging in this correspondence, you agree to and understand the following:No attorney-client relationship is formed through this correspondence. The following information provided for educational purposes only and is not legal advice/legal services. Correspondence through JustAnswer is visible to the public and is not confidential. T-USA is not familiar with your situation and could not possibly provide legal advice/legal services through JustAnswer. T-USA does not claim to be licensed to practice law in your state. The information provided in this correspondence cannot and should not be relied on for legal purposes.If you need legal advice/services you should visit a local attorney as soon as possible. You can find a local attorney at Lawyers.com, Martindale, a Local Lawyer Referral Service, or a Local Legal Clinic (if you cannot afford an attorney).
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