Louisville, KY asked in Criminal Law and Probate for Tennessee

Q: First probation violation what will my wife get?

Ok my wife got interstate probation transfered to Indiana from Tennessee there was a domestic issue in the home probation officer told her she had to go live with her uncle in Kentucky gave her a travel permit on her visit to probation she failed a drug test and probation officer call her uncle ask for her he said she wasn't there but she just wasn't there at the moment so there is 2 violations one on drug test and other supposly not being at her uncles but she was staying there so how long will she get for the violation she is in 940 now after a warrant finally went through she turned herself in.

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Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Cleveland, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: First of all, violation of probation is treated seriously. It really depends on the PO and the judge. Some of my clients get violated after 4 times, and for others it is earlier. There are a lot of scenarios. Jail time is common; however, a lot of time if you are working, you can do it on weekends. Rehab clinics are also a possibility. You should consult with a local criminal defense attorney.

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