Community supervision that results following a determination by a juvenile court that a child has committed a delinquent act or is in need of supervision. Children on probation must follow rules set by the court and/or the probation officer.
A period of time during which the sentence of a Defendant is suspended and he/she must agree to certain terms and conditions of good behavior.
probation is part of the sentencing process. The suspension of a prison or jail sentence - the criminal who is "on probation" has been convicted of a crime, but instead of serving prison time, has ...
The act of suspending the sentence of one convicted of a minor offense and granting the offender provisional freedom on the promise of good behavior. Violation of conditions of probation effects eligibility for food assistance and public assistance. See: Felons
A form of criminal sentence in which an offender agrees to comply with certain conditions imposed by the court rather than being put in jail or prison.
A sentence that is a court order that makes the person who has been found guilty behave in a certain way. There may be limitations on what he may or may not do.
A sentence in which the defendant lives in the community and agrees to fulfill certain conditions set forth by the court.
A kind of punishment given out as part of a sentence which means that instead of jailing a person convicted of a crime, a judge will order that the person reports to a probation officer regularly and according to a set schedule. (www.lawinfo.com/lawdictionary/#c)
a way to deal with offenders that allows them to be in the community under certain conditions while being supervised by a probation officer.
A court-ordered sanction placing certain conditions on a convicted offender, which could include some local jail or workhouse time, but allowing the offender to remain in the community under the supervision of a probation officer. (House Fiscal Analysis Department)
a judicial requirement that a person fulfill certain conditions of behavior in lieu of a sentence to confinement but sometimes including a jail sentence.
When a juvenile defendant is found by the Court to be delinquent (guilty) of a crime, and is ordered to be under supervision of a Probation Officer. The conditions (rules) imposed by the Judge and probation department must be followed.
The act of suspending the sentence of a person convicted of a criminal offense and granting provisional freedom on the promise of good behavior.
a sentence that allows an offender to be released into the community under the supervision of a probation officer
The court-ordered requirements of behavior in lieu of jail time for a party convicted of a crime.
Refers to a period of community supervision by a probation/parole agent, ordered by the court as a disposition in some criminal cases. to top
Probation is a form of sentence given out in court that allows the offender to be supervised by a probation officer instead of being imprisoned. A probation order may come with certain conditions such as requiring the offender to carry out community punishment, to stay at a hostel and even receive treatment for their drugs addiction or mental disorder. Regular appointments with the probation officer are compulsory, and the aim of the order is to assist the offender to move away from his or her criminal lifestyle. Failure to comply with the conditions of this order mean the offender has to return to court and risks further sentencing, which can include imprisonment.
A situation in which a student is under the supervision of a court and may be required to attend classes.
This has nothing to do with probate court. Oakland County Circuit Court Probation
A person is released after conviction on the basis that they are subject to the directions of a correctional services offer and other conditions eg. reporting, undertaking a course etcâ€¢ Children & Criminal Lawâ€¢ Sentencing Options
Placement of an adjudicated delinquent under the supervision of a state probation officer and the rules set forth by the court.
The sentence that a defendant gets instead of jail or prison time. For felony cases and some misdemeanors, the probation department writes a pre-sentence report to help the judge decide if probation is the right choice. In formal probation, the defendant is usually supervised by a probation officer.
Alternative to imprisonment. Conditional freedom for offender.
The release into the community of a defendant who has been found guilty of a crime, typically under certain conditions, such as paying a fine, doing community service or attending a drug treatment program. Violation of the conditions can result in incarceration. In the employment context, probation refers to the trial period some new employees go through.
A legal status created by a court order in cases involving a juvenile crime. Probation permits the juvenile to remain in his own home or other placement designated by the Juvenile Court. This status is subject to revocation for violation of any condition imposed by the court.
A procedure whereby a defendant found guilty of a crime is released into society subject to conditions laid down by the court and under supervision of a probation officer.
Conditional freedom granted by a judicial officer to a juvenile in a Juvenile Delinquency or PINS proceeding, as long as the person meets certain conditions of behavior.
the suspension of the sentence of a person who has been convicted of an offense, on the condition that he or she commits no further crimes and reports to a probation officer at regular intervals.
Allowing a defendant convicted of a crime to remain out of jail or prison as long as they fulfill certain conditions. Persons on probation are supervised by probation officers. The 46th Circuit Trial Court has its own probation division in the misdemeanor division of the Court.
A sentence of being placed under the jurisdiction of probation officers for a set time instead of going to prison.
A status judicially imposed on a criminal defendant who agrees to be supervised, usually formally, by a county probation department under specified conditions. Conditions of probation may include county jail, a fine, restitution to the victim, community work, counseling or "good conduct."
In modern criminal administration, allowing a person convicted of an offense (particularly juvenile offenders) to go at large under a suspension of sentence, during good behavior, and generally under the supervision or guardianship of a probation officer.
a criminal sentence, subject to certain conditions which permits a convicted person to be released into the community instead of being sent to prison.
Court-ordered disposition alternative not involving confinement through which an adjudicated delinquent is placed under the control, supervision, and care of a probation field staff member.
In criminal law, to allow one convicted of a crime to go free while his prison sentence is suspended during good behavior, generally under the supervision of a probation officer.
a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself
(law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them; a defendant found guilty of a crime is released by the court without imprisonment subject to conditions imposed by the court; "probation is part of the sentencing process"
a criminal sentence in which the offender is placed under court supervision for a specified period of time, but allowed to remain in the community. While on probation the offender is required to report to a probation officer and comply with other court-imposed conditions (compare to supervised release).
A sentence where the person is supervised by a probation officer for a set time instead of going to prison.
A system of releasing on suspended sentence during good behaviour persons convicted of some lesser offence (especially young persons and first offenders), and placing them under the supervision of a probation officer.
The conditional release of an offender after conviction without requiring the offender to go to prison or jail. Probation is granted by the court.
Relief of all or part of a sentence on the promise of proper conduct.
The process of suspending a sentence, permitting a person to remain free under the supervision of a probation officer instead of serving time in prison.
A sentence that requires the offender to obey certain stipulated conditions. Some conditions, like keeping the peace and being of good behaviour, are compulsory in every probation order. Others conditions are left to the judge's discretion. Probation is only available where the offence does not carry a mandatory jail term. The probation order can be no more than three years in duration. It is a federal criminal offence to violate any term of probation without a reasonable excuse.
An alternative to prison. This sentence requires the offender to follow certain conditions, usually under the supervision of a probation officer.
The supervision of a juvenile or adult by county probation officers. The person under probation must follow any rules set by the court and probation officer.
alternative to imprisonment. Conditions of freedom for offender in compliance with restrictions or requirements.
A period of supervision in which the juvenile's behavior and conduct are monitored under specified rules and instructions. Probation may be ordered by the court or agreed to voluntarily by a juvenile and the juvenile's parents.
A method of allowing a person convicted of an offense to be out of prison under the supervision of a probation officer for a period of time.
An alternative to prison, it is conditional freedom for an offender.
A sentence releasing a juvenile into the community or a treatment facility under the supervision of a probation officer, requiring compliance with certain conditions.
granted by a judge in the place of a jail sentence if the defendant agrees to certain conditions, such as paying restitution, having no contact with the victim, etc.
a court order made as part of a sentence requiring the accused to keep the peace and be of good behaviour and other conditions that the court requires; a probation order is limited to a certain time frame, e.g. two years, and may be unsupervised or require the supervision of a probation officer;
A period of time, not to exceed two years, in which an adjudicated delinquent is released back into society and supervised as to their conformity to certain conditions. Probation orders impose a wide variety of conditions. Unlike adults, juveniles cannot reject probation and request incarceration.
The status of a juvenile who has been adjudicated delinquent and is subject to specified conditions under the supervision of a court counselor.
Punishment for a crime that allows the offender to remain in the community and out of jail so long as he or she follows court-ordered guidelines about his or her behavior.
in juvenile court, a disposition which allows the juvenile to remain at liberty under the supervision of a probation officer. Detention time can be imposed as part of probation.
An alternative to imprisonment allowing a person found guilty of an offense to stay in the community, usually under conditions and under supervision of a probation officer. A violation of probation can lead to its revocation and to imprisonment.
When an offender found guilty of a crime is released by the court, under certain conditions and the supervision of a probation officer
Suspending the sentence of a convicted person and granting supervised freedom on the promise of good behavior.
The supervision of the behavior of a young or first-time criminal offender by a probation officer. During the period of supervision, the offender must regularly report to the probation officer and must not commit any further offenses.
The sentence given to a defendant when it is felt there is a good chance for rehabilitation without incarceration. In all felony cases, and at the judge's discretion in misdemeanor cases, a presentence report is used by the judge to decide whether or not to impose probation. Court probation means probation without supervision. Formal probation may involve supervision of the defendant by a probation officer. Summary probation (misdemeanor cases only) is the process in which a judge sentences a defendant to probation without using a presentence report, the defendant being responsible directly to the court.
A sentence that places the offender under the close supervision of a probation officer.
court grants offender supervised, conditional freedom
When all or part of the needed jail time is suspended in exchange for good behavior, as determined by checking in with a probation officer. Jail time may be reinstated if it is found the terms of probation are being violated.
As an alternative to imprisonment of offenders, freedom under supervision, conditional on good behaviour.
A court disposition or sentence in which a minor found guilty of an offense(s) is allowed to live at home under certain conditions and court orders; is under the supervision of a probation officer.
a sentence whereby a defendant found guilty of a crime upon a verdict or plea of guilty is released by the court without imprisonment subject to conditions imposed by the court, under the supervision of a probation officer
an alternative to confinement; probation is always supervised by an officer of the court
often confused with parole, probation is granted to a criminal defendant whose initial sentence is in whole or part suspended so long as he complies with the terms of his probation. Unlike parole, probation is ordered at sentencing. Probation typically requires submission to restrictions like avoiding drugs and alcohol, reporting to a probation officer, and maintaining or actively seeking employment. Terms of probation may include items specific to the offense as wellâ€”for instance, that the defendant not drive a car, submit to drug and alcohol testing, attend drug and alcohol counseling, make restitution, and refrain from contact with victims. If the terms of probation are violated the defendant can, upon hearing, be required to serve the suspended portion of his sentence. Free Criminal Defense Case Evaluation Click Here
conditional freedom granted to an offender by the court after conviction or a guilty plea with requirements for the offender's behavior set and supervised by the court.
A community punishment which requires the offender to comply with certain court-ordered conditions, such as curfew or attendance at a day reporting center, and may subject him/her to various levels of supervision based on public safety and rehabilitative needs.
Instead of sentencing a Defendant to jail, the judge may place him/her on probation which is a supervised form of release for a specified period, which may be as long as five years. While under probation, the Defendant must report to a court officer and maintain good behavior.
A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
A sentence of confinement which is suspended upon a term of probation supervision. It may include community service or restitution or both. Probation must automatically be considered if the defendant is eligible.
A status whereby an attorney retains the legal ability to practice law subject to terms, conditions and duties for a specified period of time.
All offenders convicted in North Carolina will receive either a sentence to incarceration or a fine. Frequently, however, a judge will suspend the incarceration on the condition that the offender comply with certain conditions. If a specific time period is set for this compliance, the offender is on Probation. Offenders may be supervised or unsupervised. This report only covers supervised offenders.
A form of punishment given out as part of a sentence. Instead of jailing a person convicted of a crime, a judge will order that the person report to a probation officer regularly and according to a set schedule. Disobedience of the probate order is a criminal offence and is cause for being immediately jailed. Someone "on probation" is presently under such a court order. The probation orders may have special conditions attached to them, such as not to leave the city, drink alcohol, consume drugs, not to go to a specific place or contact a certain person.
A sentence imposed by a judge, either as an alternative to incarceration or following a sentence in an institution. It allows a person to live in the community subject to specific conditions and to the supervision of a probation officer under provincial authority.
A sentence that does not involve prison, but requires compliance with certain conditions for a specified period of time under the supervision of the Department of Probation.
A non-custodial sanction involving certain conditions. These include takeover supervision of the offender by the Probation and Parole Service.
A sentence granting conditional freedom as long as certain conditions of behavior are met.
A conditional suspension of imposition of the court's sentence. If terms of probation are completed successfully, sentence is not imposed. If terms of probation are violated, probation may be revoked and the sentence imposed.
A sentence imposed by the court on an individual who has committed an offense that requires him or her to abide by specified conditions for a period of time under community supervision by a probation officer.
The supervision given to a child, for a limited period of time, while the child is still in the community.
Sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision of a probation officer.
the defendant has a certain amount of time to obey the terms of probation and be supervised by a probation officer. If he/she goes against any term of the probation, he/she will be arrested for violating the terms of the probation.
A common element of a penalty for an OUI conviction or continuation without a finding. For a first offense, you will be subject to a 1 year unsupervised probation, where you will have to send your probation officer a postcard form once a month.
The release under "good behavior" of a person convicted of a crime as an alternative to imprisonment.
set of conditions and regulations under which a person found guilty of a criminal offense is allowed to remain in the community, generally under the supervision of a probation officer and custody of the court.
when a sentence imposed against a criminal defendant is suspended and the person is allowed to remain in the community rather than be incarcerated; typically supervised by a probation officer, the person must meet certain conditions in order to remain in the community
No more than two years in which an adjudicated juvenile is put back into his or her community and must abide by certain rules, including supervision by a probation officer, assigned by the court. Juveniles may not request incarceration, rather than probation.
An alternative to imprisonment that allows a person found guilty to stay in the community under certain conditions and the supervision of a probation officer. A violation of probation can lead to imprisonment.
A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court suspends sentence and places the defendant on supervised (formal) or unsupervised (informal) probation.
A court sentence allowing the accused to go free under the supervision of a probation officer.
A conditional suspension of the sentence given by a court in a criminal case. If the terms of probation are completed successfully, the sentence is not imposed. If the terms of probation are violated, probation may be revoked and the sentence carried out.
A kind of punishment given out as part of a sentence which means that instead of jailing a person convicted of a crime, a judge will order that the person reports to a probation officer regularly and according to a set schedule. It is a criminal offence not to obey a probation order and is cause for being immediately jailed. If someone is "on probation", that means that they are presently under such a Court order. These orders may have special conditions attached to them such as not to leave the city, drink alcohol, consume drugs, not to go to a specific place or contact a certain person.
A sentence, or portion of a sentence, served outside of a custodial setting. There are usually conditions attached and the offender is supervised by a probation officer. The officerâ€(tm)s job is to watch the offenderâ€(tm)s behaviour so that he or she can receive help. If the youth does not follow the rules in the probation order, the YCJA allows for a review and possible changes to the probation order to ensure that the conditions are realistic and effective. The maximum time for a probation order under the YCJA is two years.
A procedure by which a defendant found guilty of a crime is released without incarceration, subject to conditions imposed by the court. Conditional: Probation without supervision. Formal: Supervision of a defendant by a probation officer.
A common element of a penalty for certain first offenses. A person on probation may be subject to a one-year unsupervised probation, where they would have to send their probation officer a postcard form once a month.
The court disposition enabling the provision of community services and case management oversight for adjudicated persons: a system to encourage good behavior among prisoners by reducing the length of their term as a reward for good behavior.
A criminal sentence in which a person convicted of a crime is released by the court subject to certain conditions imposed by the court and supervision by a probation officer. Conditions of probation may include payment of restitution, fines, and court costs, community service, substance abuse treatment, regular drug testing, payment of child support obligation, travel restrictions, and other requirements intended to promote rehabilitation of a defendant.