what is House Arrest?
House arrest involves being confind to your primary residence rather than going to jail, prison or juvenile detention. House arrest allows offenders to earn income, maintain family and other relationships, and attend probation appointments and other rehabilitation treatment. Home confinement can also require offenders to have curfews, where offenders must be home by a cerain hour.
How House Arrest Works
The offender wears an ankle braclet to monitor the person's movements. this electronic monitoring device is monitored by premier monitoring and reports are sent to the requesting courts or law enforcement.
House arrest does not necessarily confine the offender to their home for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If court ordered In some cases, offenders may be permitted to go to work and school, attend religious srvices, and to medical appointments.
How to Request House Arrest
You can request house arrest, and are likely to get it, if you meet criteria commonly used by courts when evaluating a house arrest request. if you think you might meet the criteria, ask your lawyer or public defender to request this form of punishment your court hearings.