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The father of my niece and nephew violated probation by

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The father of my niece and nephew violated probation by leaving NY state and not notifying his officer. His probation ended 9/30/2015. Does that mean his warrant is gone once his probation ended? He took the children to PA and most likely will never return to NY again so he can't be arrested. Besides me calling the SSA and having his benefits suspended until his warrant is fixed, what else can I do? I have bi monthly visitation, but will i have to go to PA to visit them going forward? Am I to assume he doesn't have to return to NY ever? Thx
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 1 year ago.

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If he violated probation, then likely they will have issued a "bench warrant" (this is a warrant signed by a judge). The bench warrant will not expire...but will remain in place until he is arrested and returned.

Also, if he is violating the terms of the visitation order, you can go back to court and ask the court to remove custody from him.