I got youthful offender status with 24 months probation. I owe 1,351 still and I plan to pay it off this month. My court appointed lawyer said if I paid all my fines off and did my classes I would be put on unsupervised probation. I wanted to know how this worked.
You must discuss this with you lawyer. It is a breach of the rules of professional responsibility for a lawyer to advise anyone who is represented by counsel.
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Every court is different. Ask probation officer. It happens like that in many counties.
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