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Was charged in may for misdeameanor reckless driving and given

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Was charged in may for misdeameanor reckless driving and given one year probation and fines and 100 hours community service. was assigned a p.o where i attended all dates, paid all my fines and have done about 60 hrs of community service and i have an appointment with him this monday. the only thing I have not completed is community service and my probation has not expired yet but have not completed the community service by the date the p.o set. Can I get an extension from the p.o with good reason e.g. being sick? and not have to involve the courts or will I have to go before the judge or go to jail? atlanta, ga

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When was your community service due?

Customer:

this monday 30th

Alex J. Esq. :

When is your probation up?

Customer:

may 2014

Alex J. Esq. :

Well, it is important to be straight forward and honest with your PO

Alex J. Esq. :

Generally, PO would have some discretion and should be able to allow you to complete the outstanding 40 hours of community service within next 30 days, as long as you have a valid reason for your failure to complete it on time.

Alex J. Esq. :

Does this make sense?

Customer:

do i need any letter from a doctor to show i was sick or my word is good?

Alex J. Esq. :

It would help to prove your situation.

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Do you have any related follow up questions?

Customer:

I have a letter from a doctor which was written in may that shows i suffer from ulcers, i needed it for college, can I use this, or do I have to get a fresh letter?

Alex J. Esq. :

It would make sense to obtain a letter that is dated within last 30 days.

Customer:

I see, thanks for your help

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Customer:

definitely will do, thanks

Alex J. Esq. :

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