I'm on probation for having a small amount of marijuana on me.
If you're lucky, you'll be able to go to another such meeting. If not, you will be done with probation. Let a good lawyer help with that choice which probation will make for you.
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Uh oh, I guess you did not pay enough attention to this serious matter. Now you can be violated and sentenced to the maximum. But things are changing drastically in the law concerning this very controlled substance, and perhaps that will work in your favor.
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You should just be able to get a new date to come in. However the probation officer will likely mark it down. You might want to consider higher a criminal defense attorney to talk to him, or if there is a problem make sure you have a lawyer to help you get out of it. Don't go alone!
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You should be waiting there Monday morning before Probation opens. Explain your mistake and apologize. Assure the PO it will NEVER happen again. Be prepared for a urine test.
Be at the probation office Monday Morning. It will now all depend on your probation officer. If he already violated you which is most likely your in big trouble if not apolog apologize profusely and make sure it never happens again. Remember the alternative to probation may be jail.
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