December 1, 2022
Parole and probation are both alternatives to imprisonment. Another thing they have in common is that either a probation violation or a parole violation is a threat to your freedom, and could potentially land you in jail for some or all of your original sentence.
However, these sentences are handed down under different circumstances, and their terms differ to some extent.
We’ve put together a guide covering the similarities and differences between parole and probation, the consequences of a violation, [...]