Asked in Criminal Law for District of Columbia

Q: Is there any chance at the probable cause hearing that the parolee will be released to return for the local hearing?

My husband is on parole and had a bad car accident. Once he survived 3 months later they pressed charges for a DUI and posession of marijuana. He plead guilty and has been meeting the requirements of the court. They issued a parole violation warrant two days ago and he is locked up waiting for the probable cause hearing this week.

I am wondering if it is possible since he has a good job, is a provider that his kids depend on would they be willing to release him back onto parole to return for the revocation hearing?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Daniel Gross
Daniel Gross
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Washington, DC
  • Licensed in District of Columbia

A: It appears that you and your husband are dealing with a real situation that has real consequences, and this is not a hypothetical question. I recommend you contact a Washington, DC criminal defense attorney as soon as possible so you can be provided actual legal advice rather than general information.

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