Will I have to go to jail if in had a positive urine sample for alcohol and my probation requirement is abstinence from alcohol?

Asked on November 8, 2011 under Criminal Law, Virginia


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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Whether you will be convicted of violation of your probation and be sentenced to jail as a result depends upon many factors. First, what does your probation agreement state? Second, what was the level for the alcohol in your system? Third, what is your excuse for having alcohol in your system?

If you do not have a criminal defense attorney representing you for the question that you are writing about, you should retain one. Good luck.

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