He had a warrant in Alabama for living outside of his registered county. We left to Colorado, where he was arrested after 2 months. They are expediting him back to Alabama. Will his probation be revoked. He is a Sex Offender for Rape in 2nd degree. He was sentenced to 8 years originally but probation was negotiated. What should we do next? He is currently still sitting in the Colorado Detention Center where time is not being counted for.
Obviously, he violated the terms of his probation. It will likely be revoked, thereby requiring him to serve his time. I suggest you assist him in hiring the best lawyer he can afford.
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Mr Armstrong is correct get a lawyer to get in touch with his probation officer and to represent him there are mutipule issues and sex offender registration violations.
The defendant will almost surely be revoked in view of his actions to flee the state of Alabama. Exactly how much time to be served, all eight years or a lesser period of time, depends on the sentencing court. There is no credit given for waiting for the extradition order to be served. In light of the fact that the defendant fled to a locale outside the state of Alabama, he will be deemed a 'flight risk.' As such, there is little possibility that he will be afforded a second chance at a bond prior to probation revocation hearing and sentencing. It is clearly in your best interest to retain he best legal counsel you can afford to assist in this matter.
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