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James A Drummond

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  • Can I find out the exact violation my 19 yo son is in jail for--court record says just probation violation. It's nm.

    I have called the PO to ask on another one and am worried if I call too much it could hurt my son. My son doesn't know exactly what was on record as he was stopped the day b4 and told to see PO next day for something else and was arrested when he ...

    James’s Answer

    If the State is trying to revoke his suspension and send him to prison or jail, he is entitled to a revocation hearing. He is entitled to see the test result. When on probation it is not necessary to find drugs. He could revoked without UA if he admits using drugs. He can ask or sanctions short of revocation in some states, or try to get into drug court. He can ask that less than his whole time be revoked. He needs a lawyer and I imagine if he cannot afford one, Tennessee will appoint a lawyer.

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