Typically, a judge will NOT even consider termination until you have at least completed 1/2 of the term of probation. So, at least 3 1/2 years of probation.
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I know it sounds ridiculous and doesn't make any sense, but as I have often said here, to every client with whom I have spoken in my career, to every person on the street, etc. Do not, repeat, do not, ever confuse the law with logic or reason and especially not with common sense. And vice versa. The only time the two ever cross paths was in a last minute midnight hour bill passed just before the session ended and the law was amended as soon as the mistake was noticed.
Seriously, although there is no underlying logic or any basis for the truthfulness and accuracy of my erudite colleagues' comments, they are exactly right. On average, count on completing half before serious consideration will be given to your request. And don't become bothersome to the Court with repeated motions prematurely or you will eliminate the chance of getting what you want before you get there.
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There is no state minimum. Generally it is one half, but if circumstances allow you can ask the Judge for early termination sooner, likewise, the Judge can make you wait longer. The decision is entirely in the hands of the Judge. A good presentation at a hearing on your request is what will make the difference, assuming you have completed every single requirement of your probation except for time. make sure you have all of your requirements done like counseling & treatment, community service, fines, etc.,