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Can my son's probation officer (juvenile age 16) ask me to leave the room when he talks to my son? Bexar County PO

San Antonio, TX |

He was arrested for trespassing at a local school. Never been in trouble. Good student, one day bad judgement.

Attorney Answers 2


  1. Your child can be questioned by police without your presence if a reasonable effort has been made to contact the parent - that means one phone call made to the parent.
    A probation officer can talk to the child if he has been placed on probation.


  2. Once he's on probation the officer can speak with him privately during his monthly visits.

    Sincerely,

    Erick Platten