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Hi I am on county probation for a DUI. My wife is on State Parole. We are married. Can we live together

Ephrata, PA |

She is getting released from prison September 29th. her state parole pfficer is saying we are not allowed to live together. Is this true

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Did her parole officer give her a reason why? In any event she should talk to her attorney to address this.


It may well be correct. Parole is an alternative to incarceration - i.e., a lower level of supervision in which you are allowed to prove yourself. Your girlfriend is in this position. As a result, Parole Officer's have very wide discretion to direct a parolee's life. Her attorney should be looking into this for you, as my colleague attorney Meaney suggests.


Typically, there are conditions of parole/probation which may include no contact/association with a known convicted felon or criminal. Your situation would be somewhat different since you are married and not just cohabitating. I suggest that you follow the sound advice of my colleagues.

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