My daughter was arrested for violation of probation 1st offense. She did not do her community service, attend anger management classes nor pay her fees monthly. Her original charge was for terrorist threats, she was fighting another person and made threats after the fight which is how the original charge came about. After going to court with a public defender the charge was reduced to disorderly conduct and she was ordered probation. She did not follow through so she was arrested almost a year after the warrant was issued. She was in the car with a friend of hers as a passenger who was pulled over for running a traffic light. This is how she was arrested. She was arrested on 05/01/2012 and she still does not have a court date. My questions are: Can I call her Probation officer to ask him what he plans to recommend for my daughter. In other words, what is the best way to get the probation officer's recommendation for my daughter?
State/Country relating to question: Georgia
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23 years old.
Hello,Thank you.Can I call her Probation officer to ask him what he plans to recommend for my daughter. In other words, what is the best way to get the probation officer's recommendation for my daughter?You may not like my answer. First of all, you really should not be calling the PO. The PO is not even going to talk to you because they do not have the authority to release this information to you - since she is an adult, you do not represent her - only she herself or her attorney represents her.The PO is most likely going to recommend to the DA that the DA move to revoke probation. Your daughter did not do anything that the probation required of her to do. The PO has every reason to request revocation, and the DA will likely agree - and likely - so will the Judge.If her probation is revoked, she is likely to be incarcerated for a time before (and if) she is given a second chance at probation. I am sorryWhile the legal system tries to be inclusive of every possibility, sometimes people have limited avenues to seek relief. Please understand that this is not the expert’s fault. Surely, you prefer that I tell you the truth rather than what you wish to hear. Please keep this in mind when rating my answer. I understand that this may not be easy to hear, and I empathize.I hope this finds you well. Please remember that I do not get credit for my time with you unless the answer is rated/concluded by you (a bonus is not mandatory but is much appreciated); I work very hard to formulate an informative answer for you – please reciprocate my good faith. If you still need information, hit reply so we can chat until you are satisfied. You may always come back to it to ask follow ups on this topic free of charge.
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