Q: I was released under the impression that I had flattened my time but find out 4 months later I am on probation???
I was incarcerated in 2016. I was released on October 19, 2020. When I was released I was under the impression that I had flattened my time. February 5, 2020, a parole officer came to my house to inform me that I was apparently on probation. I was unaware and so was she. My sentence was flatted. I chose to stay in prison an extra year to do so. What do I do now? Can I fight this or am I stuck doing probation even after serving my time?
A: You should go to clerk's office and look at your file and find out what plea agreement you signed . The details of your plea will be in your file. You should hire an attorney to talk to the District Attorney or set a hearing in front of the judge to address parole issue and determine if you did in fact flatten your time.
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