Representation is essential at this state. While limited, parolees have very important rights when it comes to a parole revocation. Without an attorney, oftentimes a parolee with sign away their rights to a live hearing to determine the status of their parole. By signing away these important rights, a parolee loses the opportunity to fight [...]
A parolee may be returned to prison. A parolee may be continued on their parole. A parolee may have an adjustment to their parole status. Potential adjustments could include a transfer to an Intermediate Sanction Facility (ISF), Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facility (SAFEP), treatment center or halfway house.
The parolee has the right to a parole revocation hearing. The parolee has the right to hire an attorney to represent them. The parolee has the right to know the evidence being presented against them. The parolee has a right to subpoena witnesses to the hearing. The parolee has the right to cross examine witnesses, [...]
A parole preliminary hearing is a two part hearing: the Allegation Phase & Adjustment/Mitigation Hearing Allegation phase In this phase the parole officer presents evidence regarding the alleged parole violation. If there is a finding of a parole violation, an unrelated parole board officer will consider the evidence to determine whether a violation occurred. If [...]