Guide to Early Probation Termination-Senate Bill 105
Early Probation TerminationGood News! Our state legislatures and governor signed into law Senate Bill 105 on May 3, 2021. This law applies to anyone serving a felony probation sentence out of Georgia. As with all things, this law has a criteria for eligibility. To be considered you must have had no new arrests; no probation revocations in the past 24 months, have paid all restitution(s) (not fines and fees, just restitution) and have already served at least three years on probation. The judge will make the final decision. You have a right to hearing within 90 days. The law requires that the Department of Community Supervision (probation) to consider you and submit an order on your behalf. However, you do not need to wait or depend on this process. You can initiate the process yourself or you can call for help.