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Terminate Maine Probation Early
You May be Able to Terminate Your Maine Probation Early.

  Can you terminate Maine probation early?

  Yes.  Maine law gives judges the authority to release defendants from probation early.  (Generally, to be released from probation early you have to pay off your fines, complete at least half of your probation and complete all court ordered classes and treatment.)

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Title 17-A: MAINE CRIMINAL CODE Part 3:

Chapter 49: PROBATION HEADING: PL 2003, C. 688, PT. A, §13 (RPR)

Title 17 §1202. Period of probation; modification and discharge

2.    During the period of probation specified in the sentence made pursuant to subsection 1, and upon application of a person on probation or the person's probation officer, or upon its own motion, the court may, after a hearing upon notice to the probation officer and the person on probation, modify the requirements imposed by the court or a community reparations board, add further requirements authorized by section 1204 or relieve the person on probation of any requirement imposed by the court or a community reparations board that, in its opinion, imposes on the person an unreasonable burden. If the person on probation cannot meet a requirement imposed by the court or a community reparations board, the person shall bring a motion under this subsection.

Notwithstanding this subsection, the court may grant, ex parte, a motion brought by the probation officer to add further requirements if the requirements are immediately necessary to protect the safety of an individual or the public and if all reasonable efforts have been made to give written or oral notice to the person on probation. Any requirements added pursuant to an ex parte motion do not take effect until written notice of the requirements, along with written notice of the scheduled date, time and place when the court shall hold a hearing on the added requirements, is given to the person on probation.

[ 2005, c. 265, §8 (AMD) .]

2-A.    Once the period of probation has commenced, on motion of the probation officer, or of the person on probation, or on the court's own motion, the court may convert at any time a period of probation for a Class D or Class E crime or a Class C crime under Title 29-A, section 2557 to a period of administrative release. A conversion to administrative release may not be ordered unless notice of the motion is given to the probation officer and the attorney for the State. The provisions of chapter 54-G apply when probation is converted to administrative release. Conversion to administrative release serves to relieve the person on probation of any obligations imposed by the probation conditions.

[ 2005, c. 265, §9 (AMD) .]

3.    Once the period of probation has commenced, on motion of the probation officer, or of the person on probation, or on its own motion, the court may terminate at any time a period of probation and discharge the convicted person at any time earlier than that provided in the sentence made pursuant to subsection 1, if warranted by the conduct of such person. A termination and discharge may not be ordered unless notice of the motion is given to the probation officer and the attorney for the State. Such termination and discharge serves to relieve the person on probation of any obligations imposed by the sentence of probation.

[ 2005, c. 265, §10 (AMD) .]

3-A.  A motion and hearing pursuant to subsection 2, 2-A or 3 need not be before the justice or judge who originally imposed probation. Any justice or judge may initiate and hear a motion and any justice or judge may hear a motion brought by the probation officer or by the person on probation.

[ 2009, c. 336, §14 (NEW) .]

4.    Any justice, in order to comply with section 1256, subsection 8, may terminate a period of probation that would delay commencement of a consecutive unsuspended term of imprisonment. Any judge may also do so if that judge has jurisdiction over each of the sentences involved.

[ 1989, c. 739, §1 (NEW) .]
 

  My Story:  I'm a regular guy who got into trouble and pled guilty to a felony.  I went to prison and served my time.  I was always on my best behavior.  I paid off my fines early and complied with the judge's orders.  To make a long story short, I was able to get off probation two years early.  I wrote and filed my motion to terminate probation early by myself.  I didn't have the money to hire a lawyer.  I can assure you that my story is completely true. 

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  Go ahead, look over the Table of Contents and Chapter One and make your own decision.  Take the first step towards a new life.

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  Good luck with everything.

  J Jones 
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