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I called my ex...

I called my ex boyfriend probation officer and lied on him I told them that he pays for his community service hours but it not true can I fix this situation if how

Lawyer's Assistant: Have any charges been filed? If so, when is the next court date?

No charges have been filed they are investigating the lie

Lawyer's Assistant: In what state did this occur?

Texas

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Is there a way I can fix this and will I get in trouble for lying

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Criminal Law
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You can potentially contact the PO and let them know that you were not telling the truth at the time you made that report.

However it most likely would not make a difference at this point.

The PO would not likely be sure what to believe, and would nonetheless have a duty to continue investigating the matter and verify whether your ex-boyfriend has in fact legitimately been completing his community service hours or not.

There really isn't any legal criminal trouble you can get into here.

It's not the same as making a false police report, perjury, or obstructing justice -- all of which can be charged as criminal offenses.

I hope that helps!

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