Chillicothe, MO asked in Criminal Law for Missouri

Q: What is the most common outcome of a misdemeanor probation revocation hearing for 1st violation

I have attempted to reach my po several times to reschedule appt and have not received any calls from her yet I was arrested today and had to bond out

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Christopher Fink
Christopher Fink
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: It depends on the violation and the Judge. For example, if someone on probation violates for the same offense that put that person on probation, then the Court is likely to look at it more harshly. Some Judges have a zero tolerance policy, but others may allow a defendant to remain on probation. There are generally 3 outcomes with a suspended imposition of sentence probation...1) The Judge can continue you on probation under same terms and conditions or impose additional conditions, such as community service or possibly shock incarceration; 2) The Judge can revoke the SIS probation and sentence the defendant, and then put them on a suspended execution of sentence probation; or 3) The Judge revokes probation, imposes a sentence and makes the Defendant serve the sentence. It's difficult to answer the question without knowing more information.

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