There is a myth that people who are sentenced to probation are getting the equivalent of a slap on the wrist. Nothing could be further from the truth. Here is a scary and remarkable statistic. The first step is to seek representation from an experienced and knowledgeable probation and parole violations attorney. The Salt Lake City criminal defense attorneys at the law offices of White & Matern, PLLC understand the unique challenges and obstacles facing those on probation.