Adult Probation

An adult individual, 18 years or older, may be sentenced to a term of Probation in which they are ordered to follow certain conditions set forth by the Court often under the supervision of the Probation Department.  Mono County adult division assists with the supervision of the probationer and enforcing Court orders along with rehabilitation guided by evidence based practices.


Mammoth Lakes Courthouse - Mono County Superior Court

When placed on formal/supervised Probation you will be provided terms and conditions.  This document will assist you in understanding any term or condition of Probation you may not understand.  Scroll over each bubble for explanation.


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This page contains a set of questions that are frequently asked about Adult Probation.

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When placed on Probation, you may be ordered to submit to alcohol and/or drug testing.  These tests can be administered by any peace officer and the type of test can differ.  For example, a test that detects alcohol use can be done by a breathalyzer or saliva.  Most drug tests are a sample of urine.  These tests can be done anywhere in the State of California and anywhere in the Country at the request of a peace officer.


Mono County Courthouse

Mono County Probation was awarded a grant in October of 2015 for the implementation of a Drug Court Program.  Drug Court is collaborative Court that focuses its attention on the participant and their sobriety.  The agencies involved in this Court are the Mono County Superior Court, Mono County Probation Department, Mono County District Attorney's Office, Mono County Behavioral Health Department, and the Public Defenders.  These agencies alter their focus and traidtional roles to assist people who have entered the the criminal Courts due to underlying addictions.

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The first participant in the Mono County Drug Court Program enrolled into the program on July 21, 2016.  This participant experienced the expected difficulties that many face while trying to maintain a sober life, completing an intensive program, and dealing with the day to day problems and tasks we all face.  On July 19, 2017, he had the courage to go before the Mono County Board of Supervisors and talked about his journey through Drug Court.  He was approximately 75% of the way through the program when the presentation occurred.  On January 25, 2017, he graduated from the program with 363