Brenham, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: Can Washingto County. Brenham Texas extend my probation or throw me in jail for not being able to pay my fines and fees?

Able to pay my fines and fees I was in safe for 9 months and county 2 months along with rehab BBCASA. Have been home 1 1/2 years. Father died 7 mo again am caretaker for mother all that time Are combined income is very low. Groceries bills phone cable electric etc. I contribute about 400 a month depending on month and also pay phone ,garbage groceries, rent, storage and more when needed. I am disabled as well.

Have served 5 years as of September for signing someone else's name to a non trespassing WARNING..

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Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: It sounds like the real question is, "Can my probation be revoked if I am indigent and my only violations are my failure to pay the fines and fees?"

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