Parole

Can I move out of state if I am on probation or parole?

Let's begin this article by discussing the difference between parole and probation. Probation is what someone is placed on when convicted of a crime, but will not serve a jail or prison sentence. This option is not available for every conviction or crime. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor or felony, you should always speak with a criminal defense attorney in Salt Lake City, UT, to learn more...

Have you Been Charged with Probation or Parole Violations?

It may be helpful to some to explain the basic difference between probation and parole. Essentially they are the same thing, with the largest difference being when they occur. Probation is usually put in place before and en lieu of jail time. In contrast, parole is time reduced from your jail or prison sentence, typically for good behavior reasons. During these times, you are free to live a normal life...

Probation and Parole Violations

Probation and parole, although related concepts, are quite different things. Probation can be part of the sentence given when someone is convicted of a crime; it can be provided instead of or in combination with jail time. Parole is only granted after someone has served some or most of his/her jail sentence, and even then, it can be an unsure thing. The parole board gives parole, and they are not obligated...

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