What is probation? What do I have to do on probation?

Q: What is probation? What do I have to do on probation?

A: Probation is a period of time that’s ordered by the court when imposing sentence. Probation could either be supervised probation or administrative probation. Depending upon the nature of the charge and the sentencing court, you may have specific conditions that will have to be met during your period of probation or supervision.