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My husband was paroled from Colorado State Pen on 7/16/2008

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My husband was paroled from Colorado State Pen on 7/16/2008 and turned over to the US Marshal to go clean up his Fed Sentence. His parole papers say he is off Colorado on July 16, 2010. He is due to get out of Fed Prison on May 18, 2010. We don't live in CO any more. Do we need to hire an attorney to ask CO to terminate his parole instead of making him go back to CO for 2 months, with no home or job to go to?

Have you made contact with his assigned parole officer? If not, have you made contact with the parole department to find out what their attitude on this issue is? I doubt they will have the authority to excuse the time, but they may have the ability to transfer or otherwise supervise him from a distance in that 60 day time period.


Start with that... if you cannot get anywhere with the parole department then contact the prosecutor who handled his cases in Colorado and see about an agreed sentence modification. If all else fails then you may have to resort to hiring an attorney to file a petition to modify the sentence or for early discharge from the sentencing court. It shouldn't be very expensive but you may be able to avoid it by simply making your own calls.


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