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Early Termination of Probation

Under Penal Code Section 1203.3, a judge has the discretion to order the early termination of probation. The statute states, “The court may at any time when the ends of justice will be served thereby, and when the good conduct and reform of the person so held on probation shall warrant it, terminate the period of probation, and discharge the person so held.” Early termination of probation will end any of the restrictive terms of probation. This inludes no contact orders, or prohibitions against driving or lawfully consuming alcohol.

Before a court will even consider terminating probation, a probationer must complete any of the following:

  • jail sentence
  • community service work
  • pay all fines, fees, and restitution

Additional proof of rehabilitation, such as anger management, Alcoholic Anonymous meetings, drug rehabilitation classes, or anti-theft classes, will increase the odds a court will grant a request to terminate probation early. The court will also look for a strong reason why early termination is proper. This includes the ability to obtain employment, join the military, or advance in one’s career.

Want more information on how to terminate your probation early? Call The Law Offices of Ross Green for a free consultation.

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