A sentence to probation allows the defendant to live in the community under the supervision of a probation officer. The primary function of the Probation Department is to supervise probationers to ensure they comply with the terms and conditions of the Court's order.
The maximum term of probation in district court is 2 years.
If sentenced to probation, you should:
Follow the terms stated on your probation order.
Be honest with your probation officer.
Be on time for appointments.
Appear for all scheduled court appearances.
Inform your probation officer of any changes regarding your address, phone number, employment, living situations, legal status, other court dates.
Avoid associating with people who engage in any illegal activity.
Other Ingham County Probation Departments
54B District Court Probation
55th District Court Probation
30th Circuit Court Probation (supervises felony offenders)
303 W Kalamazoo
Lansing MI 48933
Ingham County Family Court (supervises juveniles whose offense occurred in Ingham County)
Ingham County Parole Office (supervises adult offenders upon release from prison)