If my husband was put on probation and his probation officer told him that he cannot have any contact with me whatsoever, can they do that?

Can she keep us apart?

Asked on November 8, 2013 under Criminal Law, Texas

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

I can see that you are very upset and I can understand why.  But more facts are needed here as to why the PO said that.  What were the charges?  Did they involve a violent offense against you?  Is it because you yourself have a record?  The conditions of probation probation are generally set by the court after recommendations by the DA, the victim, etc., depending on the case.  But if it is a condition - or if you fit in to the category of some one he is not supposed to come in to contact with - then the PO can indeed enforce it.  Good luck.


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