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Asked over 1 year ago - Dallas, TX

My Husband is on probation in Dallas county & Collin county.We stay in Dallas so they transfered his files from Collin to Dallas so he wouldnt have to report in to differrnt counties .he just went to jail in Dallas County for a new crime he commited,we know that that is a violation to his probation in Dallas.but can Collin county violate him too

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  1. Richard Timothy Jones

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    Answered . He could be violated by Collin County. Dallas County has nothing to do with his Collin County probation revocation. They are just supervising as a courtesy.
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  2. Tab Eugene Lawhorn

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    Answered . If your husband hasn't plead guilty, then I would not state that he engaged in any criminal activity, particularly on a public forum on the internet. Please contact a criminal defense lawyer who can can help your husband deal with a probation revocation and the underlying new criminal charge.

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  3. Macy Michelle Jaggers

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    Answered . Absolutely. And they will. Depending on what he's on probation for and what his new case is, the Collin County pv will probably be his biggest problem. It's just a much tougher county to deal with. Obviously he needs an experienced defense attorney helping him out of this. Most of us offer free consultations. I would start calling around ASAP.

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  4. Clifton L Black

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    Answered . Collin County can violate him and may want to so that a Collin County judge can sentence him. However, they could just decide to let Dallas County handle it.

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