Understanding Probation in Tennessee

Free Report: Understanding Probation in Tennessee

Understanding Probation in Tennessee

Part of your sentence may include a term of probation. Probation could be ordered following a period of incarceration or instead of incarceration. Without a doubt, probation is preferable to a prison sentence; however, probation can also be costly, restrictive, and confusing. That confusion often leads to a violation which, in turn, can lead to a return to jail.

Topics covered in this report include:

  1.  Probation as an Inducement to Plead Guilty
  2. Suspended Sentencing – An Often Overlooked Detail
  3. Common Conditions of Probation in Tennessee
  4. Consequences of Violating Your Probation

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Stan Bennett