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Understand the severity of a probation or parole violation

We recently discussed the expectations of someone who is on probation or parole. These expectations aren't suggestions that are optional. Instead, they are necessary requirements that you must comply with if you are going to successfully complete the program. We know that things sometimes happen and you might accidentally end up breaking the rules that govern the probation program.

Know what is expected of you when you are on probation

Being convicted of a crime places you in a difficult position. There are some cases where you might not be sentenced to spend time in jail or prison. Instead, you could be given probation. A sentence of probation means that you can remain free in the community while you serve your sentence.

All criminal charges demand action, even probation violations

We recently discussed how drunk driving charges can have a negative impact on your probation status. This is only one aspect of your life that you must be sure to think about when you are on probation. There are conditions for every probation program that you must comply with or you run the risk of facing violations.

DUIs can have a negative impact on your probation status

When you are on probation, you have to abide by specific conditions of the program. Making sure that you follow the program rules is one way that you can make sure that you get off paper on schedule. One way that you can affect your probation status is getting another criminal charge, such as a drunk driving charge.

Don't let a slip up affect your parole and fresh start

We recently discussed how job hunting is a difficult task for person who has the label of felon. For the men and women who have served their time in prison and are trying to get back on the right path, being on parole is another factor that might hurt job prospects. In all of these cases, it is important to remember that the ultimate goal is to be reliant on yourself and to live a life on the right side of the law.

Job hunting for felons can be a rough journey

We have often discussed what a difficult life you can have if you are a felon. One aspect of life that is often difficult to cope with is what being branded a felon does for your opportunities to earn a living. You might have trouble finding a job, especially if you are still on probation or parole after a conviction. This is especially challenging because most parole and probation programs will require you to have a job. If you are looking for work after being convicted of a felony, consider these tips.

Follow parole and probation guidelines or face the music

When you are sentenced to probation or placed on parole, you are being subjected to a host of rules that most people don't have to deal with. These rules are aimed at helping you to stay out of legal trouble while you are a participant in the program. If you are on parole or probation, failing to abide by the programs rules can mean that you have to face a probation or parole violation.

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