What to do if I want to transfer my federal probation from one state to another so that I can be with my girlfriend?

I was found to be in intentional breach of a lawful child support order for an abducted child but that is the way it is. I am on SSDI, so I have support, and a fasmily there. Also, my current PO is a nut. If I move my residence to a nearby city I may get a more reasonable PO in the same federal district. What can I do?

Asked on September 3, 2012 under Criminal Law, New York

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

In order for you to transfer your federal probation status from one state in this country to another, you will be required to file a petition with the federal court where you were convicted with respect to the case where the conviction happened seeking the relief you want.

You will need to state with specificity the reasons for the desired change of probation and have evidence presented supporting your position. Given the compexity of such a request it is suggested that you retain a criminal defense attorney to assist you in getting the desired petition filed.


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