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What does court revoke sentence mean?
Failing to comply with a condition of probation can land you in jail. By Sara J. Berman. Defendants caught (either by police or probation officers) violating a condition of probation are subject to having their probation revoked (taken away) and all or part of the original suspended jail or prison sentence imposed.
What does it mean to revoke a suspended sentence?
A suspended sentence is where a judge sentences a defendant to jail or prison time, but then delays imposing the sentence in order to let the defendant serve time on probation. If the defendant complies with all the terms of probation, the judge typically dismisses the case without placing the defendant in custody.
Why would a judge suspend a sentence?
As an alternative to imprisonment, a judge can suspend a prison or jail sentence. This is typically used in cases involving less serious crimes or for first-time offenders. This is usually the case in conditional suspended sentences where the defendant has violated a condition of the suspension.
Do you go to jail on a suspended sentence?
When someone is given a suspended sentence, they do not go to prison. Instead, they are allowed to remain in the community as long as they follow certain rules set by the court.
What are the steps in a revocation hearing?
A revocation hearing is initiated by a hearing order, or a Report of Violations and a request for a warrant, or by a Preliminary Parole Violation Information (PPVI) and request for warrant, which is completed with supervisory approval and presented to the District Court Judge.
How do you use revocation in a sentence?
The Montserrat government announced its revocation of 311 banking licences.
How to use “revoked” in a sentence?
Prosecutors did not move to revoke Peeler’s bond altogether.
Can you use the word revocation in a sentence?
Revocation in a sentence (esp. good sentence like quote, proverb…) 1. The Montserrat government announced its revocation of 311 banking licences. 2. And parole officers sometimes choose not to recommend revocation. 3. There was a hint that the threat of revocation had been used in this and other communications with difficult councils.