Juveniles on probation who are charged with additional offenses cannot have their probation revoked without a petition from the Department of Probation, supported by non-hearsay allegations, and a full hearing, a unanimous state appellate panel ruled last week, rejecting Family Court judges' "not unusual" practice of addressing alleged violations of probation through other means.
Safeguards Backed for Juveniles in Violation of Probation Cases
New York Law Journal
December 4, 2012
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