Union Grove, WI asked in Criminal Law and Probate for Wisconsin

Q: If i am on probation and have a stayed sentence of 6 years. I pick up 3 new charges and my probation officer lifts hold

Am i still able to be revocated upon sentencing for new charges?

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Matthew R Meyer
Matthew R Meyer
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Licensed in Wisconsin

A: If you're on probation and you're accused of violating your rules of probation, you can be revoked. Generally probation officers will force you to sit in jail on a probation hold while investigating the allegations against you. If that hold is released, that's certainly a good sign, but it's not the end of the inquiry.

The fact of the hold removal does not necessarily mean you will avoid revocation. The hold can be re-initiated upon conviction.

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