My fiancee is charged in California with a PC 1551 and he is on parole in Texas. Should i get a lawyer in California and one in Texas? When he is brought back to Texas, will his parole be automatically revoked or will he have a parole hearing?
Already Tried: California and Texas. My fiancee is on parole for burglary of habitat that happened when he was 18, now 24 next week, he was put on probation and he failed two drug tests an was sentenced to 6 years, he served 15 month and has been on parole ever since he only has 2 years left on parole. we were in California visiting his sister and he was pulled over for speeding. i don't know if there was already a warrant out of Texas or if they called his parole officer and got one when they saw he was out of state. do i need to get him a lawyer in both Texas and California? will he have a parole hearing upon return to Texas? how long will it take to extradite him back? how long will he serve if they revoke his parole?
He probably doesn't need a lawyer in California unless he is challenging the extradition. Texas will have thirty days to come pick him up. He will get a parole revocation hearing, so he should have a lawyer in Texas for that.The amount of time he may serve depends on how much time he has left to serve on his sentence, how strict the parole board is, etc. If they choose to revoke parole, most of the time they institute the entire balance of the sentence. But a lawyer may be able to help him either contest the revocation, or get a shorter sentence.
No problem. Good luck to you.
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