I have a previous absconding probation charge but am now serving time for a felony charge, could I be denied work release due to that previous absconding probation charge?
You have no right to work release and thus you can be denied work release for a variety of reasons, including a prior absconding charge.
Please feel free to either contact your counselor, classification officer or DOC directly and ask them for their protocol and whether or not you will qualify.
Please see: http://www.dc.state.fl.us/index.html
Wishing you luck and hoping that I have been helpful in answering your question.
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DOC has the final say. They evaluate you on a matrix to establish risk level. Lots of factors are in play. I agree with Mr. Haber that your answers lay with DOC at this point. If you’re denied due process in the proceedings there maybe something a lawyer can do, but for right now, you must work your way up the food chain.
Good luck, Sir.
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