If you are violated, do not give up hope. Here are the important things to know about the parole revocation procedures.
You hare a right to legal counsel at the following points in the parole revocation process:
If the charges are upheld after the preliminary hearing, help your PRDU attorney gather evidence to use in your defense in the final hearing.
Evidence to prove that the charges are false
This evidence could include documents or witness that can prove your location at the time of the alleged violation.
This evidence is used to show the judge that even if they decide that you did violate parole, you are still a good person, are working very hard to maintain good parole status, and because of that the judge should not revoke parole, or should limit the sentence.
The final parole hearing is a series of hearings, during which an administrative law judge will determine two things:
There are many factors that the judge will take into consideration in determining which outcome is most appropriate. They include, but are not limited to:
Most often, if your parole record is clean and you do not have many violations, the chances are better that you and your PRDU attorney will have success in the final hearing.
Legal Aid Society, PRDU attorneys will do everything that we can to try to prevent revocation.
Last Updated: 25 July 2019
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