1. The Laws of New York
  2. Court Acts
  3. Family Court
  4. Article 7: Proceedings Concerning Whether a Person Is In Need of Supervision
  5. Part 7: Compliance With Orders


Section 779 Failure to comply with terms of probation

Family Court (FCT)

If a respondent is brought before the court for failure to comply with reasonable terms and conditions of an order of probation issued under this article and if, after hearing, the court is satisfied by competent proof that the respondent without just cause failed to comply with such terms and conditions, the court may revoke the order of probation and proceed to make any order that might have been made at the time the order of probation was entered.

  * NB Effective until February 18, 2016

  * § 779. Jurisdiction and supervision of respondent placed on probation; failure to comply with terms of probation. (a) A respondent who is placed on probation in accordance with section seven hundred fifty-seven of this article shall remain under the legal jurisdiction of the court pending expiration or termination of the period of probation.

  (b) The probation service shall supervise the respondent during the period of such legal jurisdiction.

  (c) A respondent brought before the court for failure to comply with reasonable terms and conditions of an order of probation issued under section seven hundred fifty-seven of this article shall be subject to section seven hundred seventy-nine-a of this article. If, after a hearing pursuant to such section, the court determines by competent proof that the respondent without just cause failed to comply with such terms and conditions, the court may adjourn the matter for a new dispositional hearing in accordance with subdivision (b) or (c) of section seven hundred forty-nine of this article. The court may revoke the order of probation and proceed to make any order that might have been made at the time the order of probation was entered.

  * NB Effective February 18, 2016