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RULE 11-424. VIOLATION OF PROBATION

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland RulesEffective: January 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 11. Juvenile Causes
Chapter 400. Delinquency and Citation Proceedings (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 1, 2023
MD Rules, Rule 11-424
RULE 11-424. VIOLATION OF PROBATION
(a) How Initiated. Proceedings concerning an alleged violation of probation may be initiated by the court on its own initiative or by motion. A motion shall state each condition of probation that the respondent is alleged to have violated, the nature of the violation, and the requested relief.
(b) Show Cause Order. The court shall enter an order directing the respondent to show cause why the relief should not be granted and setting a time and date for a hearing. The clerk shall cause a copy of the motion, if any, and the show cause order to be served on the parties. If the show cause order is issued on the court's initiative, the order shall state each condition of probation that the respondent is alleged to have violated and the nature of the violation.
(c) Hearing. The court shall hold a hearing to determine whether a violation has occurred and, if so, whether the probation should be revoked or modified. The respondent shall be given the opportunity to admit or deny the alleged violations, to testify, to present witnesses, and to cross-examine the witnesses testifying against the respondent. If the respondent is found to be in violation of any condition of probation, the court shall (1) specify the condition violated and (2) afford the respondent the opportunity, personally and through counsel, to make a statement and to present information in support of or in opposition to any modification of the existing order.
(d) Extension of Probation. If the respondent is found to be in violation of a condition of probation, the court may extend the probation as permitted by Code, Courts Article, ยง 3-8A-19.6.
Source: This Rule is derived in part from Rule 4-347 and former Rule 11-116 (2021) and is in part new.

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[Adopted Nov. 9, 2021, eff. Jan. 1, 2022. Amended Sept. 30, 2022, eff. Jan. 1, 2023.]
MD Rules, Rule 11-424, MD R JUV CAUSES Rule 11-424
Current with amendments received through December 1, 2023. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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