At-Home Detention

Home detention (house arrest) allows you to serve part of your sentence at your home.

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You are required to stay within a defined area and you may be closely monitored for alcohol or other drugs.

What You Need To Know

 

  • Home detention is only available if the court system has the program in place.
  • You may be required to wear a GPS device that monitors your movements. This is usually done during sentencing, negotiated by your lawyer. The court must approve of device.
  • You are financially responsible for the daily cost of monitoring.
  • Failing to comply with any of the conditions set by the court can result in further consequences.
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