Las Vegas, NV asked in Criminal Law for Florida

Q: Can you be arrested for a charge you picked up while on parole, but the charges were dropped before you were arrested,.

It's my 33yr old son who is out of prison after a ten years severing. And he's been out over a year. He got a charge about a credit card . Then his parole officer text him a few days later and tells him all charges were dropped, I seen the text. Then a couple days later which was yesterday they arrested him for vop , if the charges are gone how can there be a vop. State Florida

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Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Ocala, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Criminal case versus a violation of probation and/or parole are two different things with differing standards of proof…obtain counsel as soon as possible.

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