Breaking News

Ethan Couch Disappears, Violates Probation
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

affluenza teen at it again

Summary: Parole officers can’t contact Ethan Couch, and a video suggests he further violated the terms of his probation at a drinking party.

Ethan Couch raised fervor in the U.S. after he received no jail sentence, though he drove drunk – 3 times the legal limit – and crashed and killed 4 people injuring two others. A psychiatrist defended Couch with the “affluenza” defense, that Couch had affluenza caused by his family’s wealth and having a dysfunctional relationship with Ethan. Instead of the 20 years prosecutors were seeking against him, he got 10 years of probation.

  
What
Where


Now he’s broken the terms of his probation. Attorneys Reagan Wynn and Scott Brown emailed saying juvenile probation officers could contact neither Ethan nor his mother for “several days.”

“It’s our understanding that the court has issued a directive to apprehend to have Ethan detained because he is out of contact with his probation officer,” said his attorneys.

Furthermore, a social media video emerged possibly revealing that Ethan attended a drinking party. The terms of his probation were that he could not drink alcohol, do drugs, or drive.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Regarding the party, his attorneys said “are aware that the probation authorities and/or the District Attorney’s office are conducting an investigation to determine if Ethan has violated any of the terms and conditions of his probation. It would not be prudent for us to make any further statement on Ethan’s behalf until the investigations are concluded and it is determined what, if any, action will be taken against him.”

In everyday life, it is common that if somebody cuts you off driving, if you follow him for a while, he will continue that annoying behavior, maybe making a right turn without a signal. In the same way, though Ethan was given a break on his manslaughter sentence, that doesn’t mean his ill behavior will be reformed.



His case may move from Juvenile court to adults district court, as he turns 19 in April. The terms of his probation themselves could put him in jail for up to ten years.

Source: Rawstory



 

RELEVANT JOBS

Litigation Attorney

USA-NY-Riverhead

Responsibilities The candidate should be able to independently manage own caseload through all ph...

Apply now

Sr. Trial Attorney

USA-CA-Glendale

Bodily Injury Auto, Bodily Injury Commercial, Bodily Injury Homeowners, Commercial Auto, Commercial ...

Apply now

Landlord Tenant Counsel (Corporate)

USA-MD-College Park

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: This position advises executive, senior management and managers on various...

Apply now

Attorney with 1+ year experience - Position is in Probate Law

USA-TX-Richardson

Looking for an associate attorney with at least one year of experience.  We are a boutique prob...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Business and Transactional Associate Attorney

USA-CT-Middletown

Middletown office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks business and transactional asso...

Apply Now

Business and Transactional Associate Attorney

USA-CT-Hartford

Hartford office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks business and transactional associ...

Apply Now

Business and Transactional Associate Attorney

USA-CT-East Haven

East Haven office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks business and transactional asso...

Apply Now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top