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If judge grants his shock probation does he get out right there n then? If she denies does he do more time or same time?

San Antonio, TX |

Hopefully it's granted

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  1. He has to be processed out, but that won't take too long. A person is not penalized for filing a motion for shock probation so more time will not be added if the motion is denied.

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  2. If it's granted, he will be released fairly quickly. If it's denied, he's transferred back to TDC to finish serving his original sentence.

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  3. If a TDC inmate is granted shock probation and has no other holds, typically the inmate is taken back to the county jail, a warrant check is run, and the prisoner is released to serve probation.

    Denial of shock probation does not increase the sentence.

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