Scranton, PA asked in Criminal Law for Pennsylvania

Q: Trying to find out if something is legal in state of Pa

I have been on probation since 2015, I recently got to summary offenses. My probation officer gave me three months house arrest in an extra two years probation. I'm trying to find out if that's legal to do or if I have a chance to fight this.

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Mr. Ryan L Hyde
Mr. Ryan L Hyde
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  • Exton , PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: It depends on the fact of the case. If you are probation and violate they can sentence you accordingly. Nothing about your initial facts sounds any alarms. Unusual that you would get such a harsh sentence for summary violations. But if you already have been sentenced then you are in the clock for an appeal and you should speak with an attorney soomer rather than later.

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