Q: I have a DVO against my ex boyfriend who has violated the Protection order twice. What will happened to him in court?
He was arrested four days ago and charged with violation of dvo and probation. He has a court day coming up in four days and also a hearing for revocation of probation. Will he most likely do jail time and have his probation revoked? Will he be let go? Do I have to show up?
A: He will likely be convicted. Depending on the severity of the violations, he could be facing jail time. If you have been subpoenaed, you do gave to show up ( be it by Zoom, Skype, or in person).
A: The worst case scenario for him is that he would be revoked on probation and charged with a new misdemeanor or felony for violating an active EPO or DVO. As far as probation revocation and will he go to jail it will depend on his criminal record and the level of violation. Jail vs Prison will depend on if he was on misdemeanor probation in district court or felony probation in circuit court. You will be asked to appear remotely and will likely be contacted by a victim advocate.
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