I am on a two year sentence of probation for aggravated auto theft, and I have completed about a year and nine months of it. And recently I have had a lot of traumatic issues in my personal life that has caused me to mess up my probation by not meeting all the outline requirements, and now I'm wondering what the best approach is to try and save my probation plee deal before they say I've violated. Can anyone give me any advice on what the best option is to take. I need some help to figure out my best option fast, please can anyone help me!!
The best option if a complaint to revoke your probation has not been filed is to talk to your probation officer and start meeting the requirements of your probation sentence. If a complaint for revocation has been filed, you need to retain an attorney for your hearing. You might end up with an extended probation period, but it is difficult to see how spending over three years in prison would be better.
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Best option to take? Meet with your probation officer and comply with the required terms. Call them right away and set up a meeting. Don't wait. Ask your PO what needs to be done. Dedicate yourself to completing probation. Otherwise, you could be facing 3 years in prison. You could also consult with your original attorney for advice.
Options? What are the options in front of you? Comply with the conditions of probation or violate the conditions of probation. You have already chosen the latter, right? So, now you have to get an attorney to represent you in the impending violation of probation matter.
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Talk to your Probation Officer ASAP. You maybe able to let him or her know your issues and maybe willing to work with you if a Complaint has not already been filed against you.
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