Archives for: December 18th, 2019

Do You Know the Difference between Probation and Parole in CO?

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, [...]

Defense Strategies Coloradans Can Use to Fight Probation Violations


Probation programs provide an extremely valuable opportunity that may allow you to serve all or part of your sentence outside of prison.

However, Colorado probation programs have strict requirements, and any violations will not be tolerated. If you’re found to be in violation, you could even have your probation revoked, and be required to serve out the rest of your sentence behind bars.

If you’re hit with a probation violation, your freedom is at stake. It’s of utmost importance [...]