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What if you pay your probation off but still get sent to see judge for violation

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Then you talk to the judge about the alleged violation in question, which would presumable be a violation other than failure to pay.

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I assume, from your tag, that this is a DWI probation. It'll depend on what your violation is. If it's something alcohol or drug related, that's a bigger issue than if you have 10 community service hours left. You need an attorney to handle your revocation hearing. You may be facing incarceration.

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You would then be in violation for reason(s) other than monetary. Common possibilities include dirty/positive UAs, picking up a new case, or failure to report.

If you're still reporting to your PO, they should know and should have warned you about the violation.

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