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Criminal Practice — Subject Matter Jurisdiction – Conditional Discharge Probation – Extensions (access required)

Defendant’s conditional discharge probation ended on 20 May 2019. This type of probation can be extended under G.S. § 15A-1344(f), but the trial court instead relied on G.S. § 15A-1342(a). Under § 15A-1342(a), the extension may be ordered “only in the last six months of the original period of probation.” Consequently, the trial court lacked ...

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