Q: Would I be able to go on a cruise to the Bahamas while on misdemenor probation for DUI?
It would be in your best interest to speak with your attorney. It may be possible for your attorney to request a motion to amend the terms of your probation to allow you to go on this cruise without the fear of any penalty from the Court.
Your sentence of probation is under direct supervision. Do not do anything without first consulting an attorney who can speak on your behalf with the necessary parties.
A: Most probationary terms include getting permission before leaving the jurisdiction. Contact your probation officer before buying any cruise tickets, and ask for permission.
A: An attorney can have the judge add a provision to your sentencing order at the time of your plea or conviction that you are allowed to travel to the Bahamas. Otherwise, a motion to modify sentence must be filed with the court unless the probation officer approves your travel plans.
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