As a general rule, when a period of probation expires, the probation ends. HOWEVER, there are exceptions.
The main exceptions are these:
(1) When the court orders the period of probation extended before the probation expires;
(2) When a motion to revoke probation is filed and a warrant for the probationer's arrest is obtained based on that motion to revoke, both before the period of probation expires.
As far as any specific case goes, I would want to review the court's file kept at the court clerk's office before giving an opinion about what happened in a specific case.
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It depends. Has the State filed a Motion to revoke probation? If completion of treatment was a specific condition of your probation,which was not completed within the allotted time, the prosecutor may file a Motion to Revoke your probation. Depending on the facts of your case, they may seek revocation or they may only seek modification of the terms and conditions of your probation by extending the probationary term to allow you to complete treatment. I would need more information to better answer this question. What caused the delay in treatment ? What precipitated your being placed in treatment ? In cases like yours, I always speak to the court liaison for the probation department and have them pull your file. If there were no other problems and no malfeasance on your part which caused the delay, I would approach the court about termination of probation upon completion of the probationary term. On the other hand, as I mentioned earlier, if the delay in completion of treatment was due to your own action/inaction, you should anticipate your probation being extended to give you additional time to complete treatment. When a court transfers probation to another county, the other county agrees to abide by the transferring courts probation order. The District or County attorney of the transferring county would be the one who would seek revocation , modification, or extension of your probation. I hope this answer helps. I wish you success in treatment,
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Your probation does not officially end until you meet all of the conditions of your probation. If finishing treatment is a condition, then you have to finish it before you can successfully complete your probation.
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