Q: If I am sentenced with time suspended and I’m put on probation. If I have my probation revoked
Should I have to finish my original sentence or is the court allowed to throw out the first sentence except for the fines and re sentence me for the same crimes??
A: Revocation on a charge can certainly occur due to a conviction on a new charge. However, a criminal defense lawyer would usually negotiate out a deal on the revocation that runs along with the new charge. Revocation is not required to be up to the original maximum but certainly can be.
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