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Traveling While on Probation

by | Apr 14, 2024 | Firm News |

For individuals on state probation, the prospect of traveling outside the state or country can be fraught with uncertainty. However, with careful planning and the right approach, it is possible to obtain permission for important trips, even while under the constraints of probation. At the Law Office of Nichole Dusche, we understand the complexities of navigating probation requirements, including obtaining permission for international travel, and are here to help guide you through the process.

Understanding the Probation Process

When an individual is placed on probation for a felony offense in Tennessee, they are subject to specific conditions set forth by the court. One such condition often requires obtaining permission from the probation officer before traveling outside the state. While individuals who are compliant with the terms of their probation are generally granted this permission, international travel presents additional considerations.

Navigating the International Travel Approval Process

For individuals on state probation in Tennessee, traveling outside the country requires more than just approval from the probation officer. The rules of probation mandate that any international travel plans must be approved by a judge. This additional step ensures that the court is aware of and authorizes the individual’s departure from the country.

The Importance of Legal Assistance

While individuals who are following all the rules of probation may find it relatively straightforward to obtain permission for domestic travel, international travel requests often require additional advocacy and the assistance of a knowledgeable attorney.

How We Can Help

At the Law Office of Nichole Dusche, we have experience assisting clients with navigating the complexities of probation requirements, including securing permission for international travel. Recently in Franklin, Tennessee, we were able to secure an order allowing a client to travel internationally for a wedding.  Our team understands the nuances of the legal system and can advocate on your behalf to ensure that your travel plans are presented effectively to the court.

Don’t hesistate to call if you are needing assistance with this or any other probation woes.  Call criminal defense lawyer, Nichole Dusche at 615-861-1298.