Early Termination of Probation

California Penal Code 1203.3 allows a judge to terminate a defendant’s probation ahead of schedule. Before terminating your probation early, the judge will want to ensure that you have successfully completed all the terms of your probation, and that there is a good cause to be off probation early. Applying for employment or traveling are often found to be a good reasons to terminate probation early.

The benefits of getting off probation early include not being subject to search and seizure conditions, not having a probation violation hanging over your head, being able to apply for jobs and schools.