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How many days do you have to do a change of address when on informal probation

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i m moving in januray 1st and was wonder how and when do i report my address i m on informal probation i dont have to check in i m not requried to have a probation offer its informal so how many days do i have to change and update my new address and can i move out of countie

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Yes, you can move out of county. I don't think there is any hard and fast rule of how many days you have, but ideally, you should notify probation before you move or immediately after. Good luck to you.

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Many times the court will specify the amount of time within which you need to notify probation or the court if you change addresses. Check your minute order. If not, a reasonable time will suffice, usually within a week to 10 days..

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Although a week or ten days does seem reasonable you already know where you are going so why not notify the Court now that as of 1/1/12 your address will be such and such? Why risk missing an important mailing between 1/1/12 and 1/10/12?

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