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Probation Violations - What Happens If You Break the Rules?

By Steven Rodriguez

R&B heavyweight Chris Brown could have pulled a jail sentence for battering girlfriend Rihanna (see Monday’s post), but his criminal defense attorney convinced the L.A. judge to gave him a second chance. Essentially, that’s what probation is; the court is giving you achance to change your behavior and live within the law. Naturally, this opportunity comes with a short leash. You must precisely follow the terms of your sentence for the entire probationary period — in Brown’s case, 5 years — or faceoften severe consequences, including jail time. If you break any of the rules imposed by the court during your probationary period, you are considered in violation of your probation. Your probation can be revoked, and you can be arrested and taken to jail...continue to full post

Full post as published by LA Criminal Defense Blog on September 09, 2009 (boomark / email).

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