My probation officer violated my probation without a summons or a hearing. But its on record that I had a voluntary plea of guilty. Am i not entitled to a hearing? And does the judge/or probation officer have the authority to make a plea of guilty "on my behalf" but really without my knowledge? This seems illegal. I never had a hearing or a chance to contest or a summons.
The ordinary process involves a report of violation filed by your PO with the court. This sets forth what you allegedly did to violate one of the rules of your probation. The PO can ask for a warrant for your arrest. You should have an opportunity to contest the violation in front of a judge. You have the right to the assistance of counsel in these proceedings.
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