Early Termination

Support for Early Termination of Supervised Release

When asking a sentencing court to terminate a defendant’s supervision early, scoring points with objective facts is important. Many judges don’t see early termination as routine, and only grant these requests in exceptional cases. What can change their mind? In part, convince judges that keeping you on supervision is expensive and dangerous. Sound impossible? Read …

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A Good Week For Federal Probation Termination

Here at PCR Consultants we periodically like to share our success stories with readers and future clients. Since the launch of our Federal Supervision Release services, we have seen a large increase in the number of visitors seeking federal probation termination (that’s the official term for early release from federal probation) and a lot of …

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Little Known Factors for Ending Federal Probation Early

There’s No “Sure Thing” There is no silver bullet to getting ending federal probation early, no guarantees that any applicant for early release from supervision will have his or her request granted. That decision, in all cases, is ultimately up to the judge. There are, however, some little known facts that can help those on …

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Early Termination of Federal Probation – Policy Factors

Early Termination of Federal Probation – The Policy That Guides Judges Post #2 of a 3-Part Series In this previous post on early termination of federal probation, we discussed the factors judges must consider by law when deciding whether or not to let somebody on federal supervision go early. In this post we’ll discuss the …

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Early Release from Federal Probation – What Judges Must Consider

Early Release from Federal Probation Post #1 of a 3-Part Series In this first part to our series on early release from federal probation early (or supervised release), we’ll take a close look at the statutory factors that judges must consider when somebody on supervision asks for early termination. The only unbreakable rule here is …

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US Sentencing Commission Posts 2011 Amendments

New 2011 Amendments from U.S.S.C. With October upon us, and November first rapidly approaching, PCR Consultants is starting a yearly tradition of breaking down this year’s amendments to the United States Sentencing Guidelines as published by the US Sentencing Commission (U.S.S.C.). Each year, these amendments become active on the first day of November. To find …

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