Q: I am on probation for 8 more months. If I absconded for 5 months, when caught, would I have to finish out the 8 months?
Or would I just have to finish the 3 months? I'm in Arkansas.
A: You might have to finish 8 months and more! You are subject to being sentenced to the maximum sentence that you could have received at the time you got the probationary sentence. You might also serve the remainder of your sentence in jail or prison rather than on probation.
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