Parole refers to supervision after release from a state prison sentence. Therefore, it is only ever part of a felony conviction and after a person is released from state incarceration.
The length of parole largely depends on the original sentence and when you are released from prison. While parole is handled by local offices around the state, they are state agencies, not [...]
Parole supervision is the same as post release supervision. Like, parole, post release supervision occurs after release from a state prison sentence. The difference in name is that parole supervision follows an [...]
After being paroled but prior to your formal release, you will receive information about who will supervise you and what your parole conditions are. Depending on the type of conviction there may [...]
In most circumstances, if you are alleged to have violated parole, a warrant will be issued, and you will be incarcerated pending the outcome of the violation. An Administrative Law Judge will [...]
Yes. You have a right to have a preliminary hearing within 15 days of being picked up on the arrest warrant. You have the right to an attorney and should ask to [...]
After conducting or waiving the preliminary hearing, you will be scheduled for a final revocation hearing.
The Administrative Law Judge must find by a preponderance of the evidence that you violated at least one of your parole conditions. You have the right to examine witnesses called against you, [...]
If you violate parole, depending on the nature of the underlying offense and the severity of the violation, you are placed in one of three categories. For Category 1 violators, you usually [...]
Willard refers to a department of corrections program that is aimed to addressing acute drug addiction. It is usually a 90-day treatment program that will be overseen by the department of corrections [...]