Need help finding the area of Illinois law that deals with Probation

Asked over 1 year ago - Havana, IL

I went to this website http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs.asp but I don't know where to go from there. Do the laws regarding probation very with the offense? I was convicted of Aggravated Battery and Unlawful Use of a Weapon and sentenced to two years of Probation to run concurrent. I want to know what part of the law defines a willing or unwilling violation of probation and on what grounds can the probation be revoked. If you could point me to the right area within that site I would be grateful. Thanks in advance.

Additional information

I think I found it
chapter 38 paragraph 1005-6-4 section 5-6-4
subsection C and D
(c) The State has the burden of going forward with
the evidence and proving the violation by the
preponderance of the evidence. The evidence shall be
presented in open court with the right of
confrontation, cross-examination, and representation
by counsel.
(d) Probation, conditional discharge, periodic
imprisonment and supervision shall not be revoked
for failure to comply with conditions of a sentence
or supervision, which imposes financial obligations
upon the offender unless such failure is due to his
willful refusal to pay.

Attorney answers (2)

  1. Alan James Brinkmeier

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Mr. Blair is wise

    Check in Corrections.

  2. William G Blair

    Contributor Level 8

    1

    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . The general area of Illinois statutes you may want to research is found at Title 30 of ILCS - CORRECTIONS ( link below).

    You may also want to take a look at an e-How web page on Illinois parole violation laws (link also below).

    Notwithstanding your own research, you would most certainly be best served by consulting an Illinois lawyer familiar with that state's criminal and parole laws.

    "The law" is a very complex profession, and all specific legal questions will depend on a variety of facts that... more

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