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I can absolutely sympathize with your situation. I wish that I could make a firm guarantee, but the truth of the matter is that it just does not work like that, unfortunately. Rather, the outcome lies within the discretion of the Court. His parole could well be reinstated, but there is simply no way to make that prediction. Only his parole officer and the Court have any say over that outcome. I wish things were different, but sorry to say this is the state of things.
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Yes, you can attend his revocation hearing. Yes, he definitely needs a lawyer. At his first appearance in Court, he should request the appointment of counsel. That would cost him nothing provided he met the financial eligibility requirements. To retain private counsel would probably start at roughly $1,500 up to $5,000 or more. Some attorneys will handle these proceedings for a flat fee, whereas others still use traditional hourly billing (which is generally more expensive in the long run).
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