When they bring you back for hearing for shock probation does the judge make the decision or the DA

Asked over 1 year ago - San Antonio, TX

Or both...whats the percentage of ppl getting shock probation...my loved one has no criminal hist 1st time .non agrivated he even has refferals from work that they would hire him back as soon as hes out lawyer has them.

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  1. Bart Charles Craytor

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    Answered . Judge makes decision.

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  2. Macy Michelle Jaggers

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    Answered . The judge

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  3. Richard Timothy Jones

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    Answered . The judge. In my experience with shock probations if the person comes back without any real problems while in prison they are invariably placed on probation. The real decision usually occurs before the judge sends them to be shocked.
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  4. Brian Thomas Powers

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    Answered . The judge makes the decision but you should look at it as a positive sign that the judge brought your son back.

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