Attorney for Violation of Probation in Polk County, FL

If you are on probation in Polk County, FL, for either a felony or misdemeanor, then be careful to complete all of the terms of your probation quickly. If you believe that you have violated a term of your probation, then an attorney can help you come back into compliance quickly.

If you believe your probation officer is going to violate you, and cause a warrant to be issued for your arrest, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at Sammis Law Firm to discuss your case.

The attorneys at our firm represent clients through the courtrooms in Polk County at the courthouse in Lakeland and Bartow. Don’t face the judge alone. Let us put our experience to work for you.

Call (813) 250-0500.

Types of Probation in Polk County, FL

The different types of probation in Polk County, FL, include:

  1. Probation (Libertad Condicional)
  2. Drug Offender Probation (Libertad Condicional Transgresor de Drogas)
  3. Community Control (Control Comunitario)
  4. Sex Offender Probation (Libertad Condicional Transgresor Sexual)
  5. Sex Offender Community Control (Control Comunitario Transgresor Sexual)

Felony Probation in Bartow, FL

If you are put on probation in Polk County, FL, for any felony offense (or a misdemeanor offense in Circuit Court) then you will be supervised by the Department of Corrections office located at:

Department of Corrections – Felony Probation
970 E. Main Street
Bartow, FL 33830

Report immediately upon leaving the courthouse or upon release from jail. If released after 4 p.m., then you must report at 8 a.m. the following business day with ID and all court paperwork.

When you report, you must bring your ID and all your paperwork from the court with you when you report.

The normal business hours of the probation office in Bartow, FL, are from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday. The failure to report as instructed is a violation of the terms of supervision, as probation in Florida Statute Section 948.03 and 948.06.

The directions to the Department of Corrections can be stated as follows: Upon leaving the courthouse, turn right (south) at the end of the courthouse at the intersection of Church Street and Broadway Avenue (98 South). Turn right (west) onto Main Street, go to 450 W. Main Street (on the right-hand side of the street) and report to the front desk.

To set up a payment plan with the clerk’s office, call 863-534-4442.

This article was last updated on Thursday, May 6, 2021.