What is probation?

Probation is one of the dispositions that a judge can give a minor after finding him or her guilty of the accused crime. While on probation the youth lives at home and is assigned a probation officer who works with the child to make sure he/she can remain successfully in the community and not get arrested again.

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1. My kid is out of control, what should I do?
2. How do I ask to have my records sealed?
3. How do I find out my/my child’s court date?
4. What are my duties as a parent of a child on probation?
5. What is a “VOP”?
6. What is probation?
7. What is the average length of stay at Juvenile Hall?
8. What is the difference between parole and probation?
9. What should I do if my child runs away?
10. Where do I get a copy of my child’s police reports?