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I am sorry to hear about this situation. On this website, I do not always get to give good news, and this is one of these times.
If someone is on probation and they violate the rules of the probation, then the Court may:
-terminate the probation for violation and sentence a person to prison;
-lengthen probation; or
-do whatever the Judge feels is fair, which can even be a combination of the two above.
By failing to respond to the P.O.'s email, this was a violation of the rules of probation. The court then ordered work release with 90 days because of it. This means that even once the money is paid up, one still has to complete the work release program as well if it runs over the original time.
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