Q: can My husbands parole be revoked for a new level 6 felony habitual traffic offender ?
A: Substantive violations occur if you commit a new crime during the probation period. A substantive violation is something more than a breach of a probation condition that is a byproduct of the original offense. A substantive violation is a separate act that involves committing a separate criminal offense.
A substantive violation would entail being charged with a new crime. This means that you would face a whole new criminal proceeding in which the prosecutor would need to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt. Moreover, you would likely also face harsher penalties for the initial crime. You might lose your initial probation and need to serve the time in prison instead.
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