So you caught a new charge while on probation?
Well, you will have a probation violation hearing. This can be before your hearing on the new charge or they can wait for the outcome. Though, they don't have to. They can bring you in on the new charge. They don't need a conviction to terminate your probation. They can terminate your probation just for getting the new charge.
If they terminate it, any sentence that was suspended when you were granted probation, can be imposed. It can be imposed to run consecutive with any new sentence that you might get. The court may award you time for good behavior up and until you caught the new charge.
I am sorry this is not a good situation for you and your family
It may be possible. You will need a good local attorney to help negotiate with the DA.
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