Category: Parole

Probation and parole are two important components of the criminal justice system in North Carolina. You may have heard of someone being on probation or out on parole – but do you really know what the two terms mean?

For most people, the answer is no. In fact, probation and parole are often used interchangeably, even though there are significant differences between the two. This matters a lot if you happen to find yourself facing probation or up for parole – or simply charged with a crime and wondering if either of these [...]