I need to know how to get my community services hours converted BACK into jail time and so i can do it on Electronic Home Monitoring. my last review hearing was Dec. 16, 2011. My next review hearing isn't until April 20, 2012. I am having alot of health issues, and have spoke with the Man whom takes care of "house arrest" in this area, but do i need to file a certain form(if so which one) It's difficult remembering to have my dr write me out detailed notes for court, and i assumed it would be best to do this now instead of waitting for my next hearing, or til the last minute.my charge was burglary in the 2nd. with 0 points. So i was sentenced with minimum 30 days jail and about $1450 in fines, the courts granted the 30 days be converted to community services (232 hrs.) with at least 20 hrs. completed each month.
Did you have an attorney helping you with this case? If so, contact them and they can help you set a hearing in front of the Judge and ask to convert the community service to EHM. Otherwise, you can try to do this yourself and go to the clerk's office and ask to set a motion to convert the community service to EHM. You should probably bring in written proof of you medical condition. And, in most courts, you will have to pay for the EHM.
You will require a Court Order amending the Judgment and Sentence converting community service hours to jail. Do it ASAP and don't wait until the Court date. The sooner you resolve this issue the better. Good Luck!
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