Probation and Parole Revocation in TexasProbation and parole are similar, yet also quite different. Probation involves an individual who has pled guilty and been placed on a form of State supervision, rather than being punished by a prison sentence. Parole, on the other hand, involves an individual who has gone to prison and been released early. eg.. on parole.
Both forms of supervision typically require a number of terms and conditions of which the probationer or parolee must comply. If the State alleges that a term and condition of probation or parole has been violated, the individual will often times be arrested and a probation or parole revocation hearing will be scheduled. The hearing is before a judge, in the case of probation, and a hearing officer, in the case of parole.
In addition to an active trial schedule involving criminal defense work, I also have a considerable amount of successful experience handling both probation and parole revocation hearings.