Currently i am on probation in accordance with the ARD, can i travel to Jamaica for family wedding?

Asked about 2 years ago - West Chester, PA

Probation said yes provided Consulate General of Jamaica says ok. Is there any reason Jamaica would say no? On ARD for dui

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  1. Adam D. Zucker

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    Answered . You really need to call the Jamaican embassay or consulate and ask that question. Since you are in ARD you have not been convicted and that fact will likely be important to the jamacian government but the smart thing to do is get on the phone with the consulate or search their website.

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  2. Theodore H. Swan Jr.

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    Answered . The advice given by both answering attorneys is well placed. I don't know why the Jamaican government wold care since you have not be convicted of a crime at this point. However, in an abundance of caution, (and it seems that this is important to the probation dept.) call the Jamaican Consulate and inquire.

  3. Robert C. Keller

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    Answered . Is probation requiring that you ask Jamaica for permission to enter the Country? This is a very unusual request. Typically, for an ARD case probaion only needs to know where you are going and for how long.

  4. Charles K. Kenyon Jr.

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    Answered . Canada might say "no." Don't know about Jamaica.

    The quickest way to get an answer is to inquire at the Consulate.

    If you are required to register, you need to do it now.
    The statute gives two days to register a change of address.
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