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Question: Our 19-year old son was arrested for aggrevated robbery. If he receives a sentence on parole, would he be able to live with us in Germany, in a controlled environment, and better chances of finding a job, or would he have to stay in AZ, where his chances of finding a job are slim, and he has no family or friends, who he could stay with?

Answer:

If a person is ordered to serve a period of incarceration in prison, that person may be released early for parole. It is unlikely that the person released for early parole will be able to leave the country while on parole because that person is generally required to check in with a parole officer and may be required to complete some additional terms of the sentence.

When a person is sentenced to probation, which may be in lieu of prison, that person would generally have probation terms which would include not leaving the State of Arizona without permission. Otherwise the probation department would not be able to confirm whether or not he was in compliance with probation terms which can include drug testing, classes, community service, and employment.

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  • Our 19-year old son was arrested for aggrevated robbery. If he receives a sentence on parole, would he be able to live with us in Germany, in a controlled environment, and better chances of finding a job, or would he have to stay in AZ, where his chances of finding a job are slim, and he has no family or friends, who he could stay with?

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