Category: Probation

Probation and parole are two things you’ve likely heard of – at least on television and in movies. But these two terms are more than just something that’s a part of your favorite show. They’re also something that many people across Colorado have to deal with on a daily basis.

While probation and parole are alternatives to time in jail or prison, they can still be a threat to someone’s

 

Even the best of us can get caught in a bad situation at times. Unfortunately, sometimes these situations can result in legal action, including probation.

 

Probation is supervised time in place of incarceration, and you’ll want to make sure you successfully complete your probation to avoid having to face more serious criminal consequences.

 

If you’re worried about violating your probation, here are some important tips to remember.

If you were convicted of a misdemeanor, you may have been sentenced to a period of probation rather than jail or prison. While it is understandably a relief not to have to serve a prison sentence, you need to recognize that probation is not a “free pass” but rather a penalty with strict rules that you need to take seriously. Read on to learn more about how probation works and