After many months of looking, my son is working, paying his fines, keeping his PO meetings, and finishing up his community service. He attended the screening dui session but hasn't followed up with additional sessions yet but is trying to schedule these before his hearing date in three weeks. Thank you for your help.
Based upon the facts presented, it appears your son has previously pled guilty and received an IPP sentence, which, in Adams county, typically means he served the mandatory minimum portion of is sentence on Phase 1 (jail/work release) or 2 (house arrest/electronic monitoring) followed by Phases 3-5 (probation).
It sounds like he may be on the probationary portion of his sentence and has not completed all the terms of his supervision as he nears the end of it and may have a pending violation hearing. If this is the case, you should consult with and retain a criminal defense attorney with experience specific to Adams County.
With experience in handling probation/parole violation hearings in Adams County (and several recently), I know they have implemented newer policies and procedures for assessing violations and recommendations for new sentences. In fact, many people facing their first violation are receiving recommendations for anywhere from 3-6 months in jail. While this may not be the case for your son, you are wise to proceed with caution.
By retaining counsel, his lawyer would be able to contact probation to assess his liability, see if the violation or hearing can be avoided, and represent his interests at a hearing, if necessary.
Many attorneys, like me, offer free phone consultations. You should call a lawyer immediately.
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