When a person is convicted of a crime, serves their time in jail and is out on probation they are usually careful to not commit a parole violation. Many people want to end their probation time early so that they can resume their day to day life. There are a few things that need to happen in order to have an early termination of probation.

A defendant may be eligible for probation in Tennessee if certain conditions have been met. If they have not violated the terms of their probation and they have complied with the conditions of their probation, they may be able to have their criminal defense attorney file a petition with the court to be released from supervision. The court may want to know if fines and court costs have been paid, all conditions of probation have been met, the probation has not been violated, the probation officer agrees and that there are not any new charges pending.

A legal professional skilled in criminal defense can help a person who is interested in having their probation ended early. An attorney has the experience needed to know what needs to happen in order to have an early termination of probation. They can advise their client and make sure they are doing what it takes to help their case.

A person who has been convicted of a crime and served their time in jail and not violated their probation may be eligible for an early release from probation. An early release from probation can help a defendant return to their lifestyle and move on.

Source: tnmp.uscourts.gov, “Probation“, accessed on Jan. 2, 2015