Georgia state representative, The Georgia Justice Project hosting early termination of probation symposiumGeorgia State Rep. Angela Moore, representative of House District 90. Photo courtesy of the Georgia General Assembly website.
Decatur, GA — Georgia State Rep. Angela Moore, who represents District 90, and The Georgia Justice Project are hosting a free public symposium about early termination of probation on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at The Community Achievement Center, 4522 Flat Shoals Road in Decatur.
To register for the symposium, click here.
The symposium will inform, instruct and assist felony probationers on how to reduce their periods of probation. Senate Bill 105 will reduce the number of Georgians serving lengthy probation sentences. Championed by the Georgia Justice Project, the new law clearly defines the process for termination of a felony probation term, according to a press release.
To be eligible for early termination of a probation sentence, an individual
– Must have served at least three years of the probation sentence;
– Have paid all restitution included in the sentence;
– The probationer should not have any revocations in the last 24 months and
– The probationer must not have any new arrests.
The legislation will give probationers a chance to create a pathway to meeting and reaching individual and family goals without the stigma of being on probation. The attorneys and members of The Georgia Justice Project will be available at the symposium to provide assistance and voter information.
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