The Parole Revocation Defense Unit at The Legal Aid Society’s Criminal Defense Practice is dedicated to providing representation for those charged with a parole violation in the New York City area on a New York State parole violation warrant. We can also provide legal advice, referrals and assistance to New Yorkers concerned about their parole supervision.
If you are incarcerated on a New York State parole violation or are concerned that you may be violated on parole, please contact PRDU at 212-577-3500.
The Less Is More Act (LIM), which goes into full effect on March 1, 2022, includes some of the most sweeping reforms to parole in New York State. Many details of the law are still being developed, however certain provisions are in effect now, like limits on sanctions for technical parole violations and higher burdens of proof. Visit the page again for more details.
Upon your release from prison, you will be given a set of conditions and instructions to report to a parole officer in your community. The officer may provide additional conditions including a curfew or a residency requirement.
Making the transition from prison to parole supervision is a difficult and trying experience no matter what your circumstances. Some situations, however, often arise that cause parole to be particularly difficult.
If you are violated, do not give up hope. Here are the important things to know about the parole revocation procedures.
The justice system can be overwhelming. Get familiar with some legal terms and acronyms you might hear like appeal, adjournment, petition, jurisdiction, deposition, and affidavit.
Last Updated: 25 July 2019
2022 The Legal Aid Society. All Rights Reserved