how can i let a probation officer know that i have no job and wont be able to pay an intake fee.
1 Answer from Attorneys
The best way is to have your attorney explain your financial situation (with documentation) to the probation officer.This will not guarantee that you the PO will not violate you. If your financial situation prevents you from having an attorney represent you, then the next best way is to approach your PO long before you are due to make the payment. Have documentation, that shows what money you have coming in and going out. If they see that everything you claim about be unable (as opposed to unwilling) to pay the intake fee, they might not violate you. If the crime thta put you in probation is a nonviolent one, then they might be less likely to violate you, as long as you are keeping them informed.