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I have a friend in jail on violation of probation, the judge

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I have a friend in jail on violation of probation, the judge sentenced him to run the rest of his time, that happened on feb. 10 of this year. He filed a reconsideration about a month ago and received a letter last night that it was denied. what else can he do? Or how long does he have to wait to file again? This took place Washington County, Tn, jail.
Hello. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will be happy to answer your question.

I am sorry to hear about your friend's unfortunate situation.

If your friend's motion for reconsideration was denied, your friend would generally have to wait for at least another 6 months before filing another motion for consideration, unless your friend is able to present some new material evidence or facts as to why the court's decision should be reconsidered, which were not available at the original probation violation hearing.

I wish you the best of luck!
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Is there anyting else he can do?

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Is there anything else he can do? This was unanswered.

Thank you for your follow up.

Unfortunately, if your friend's probation was violated by the court and your friend has been ordered by the judge to serve out the remainder of his sentence in jail, I am afraid there would not be any other legal options for an early release, other than to file another motion for reconsideration, but it will likely be denied, absent some new evidence and facts that were not available at the time the initial motion for reconsideration was files.

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I wish you and your friend the best of luck!
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