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Can probation officer in Texas meet with parents without juvenile in attendance

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He had his hearing today and received 6 months pribation

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The answer is yes. The juvenile does not have to be in attendance for the PO to meet with his parents/guardians. So yes, this can be done. In addition, the PO has the ability to talk to anyone he/she wants to in regards ***** ***** case (not just the parents/guardians) - there is no privacy law covering this.

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