What is PINS?

A Person in Need of Supervision is a person less than 18 years of age who does not attend school in accordance with the education law or who is incorrigible, ungovernable, or habitually disobedient and beyond the control of a parent or other person legally responsible for the child, or who possesses or uses illegal or controlled substances.

Show All Answers

1. What hours is the Madison County Probation Department open?
2. Where is the Madison County Probation Department located?
3. What is the difference between probation and parole?
4. How long is a probation sentence?
5. What is a split sentence or shock probation?
6. What is PINS?
7. How do I file a PINS petition on my child?
8. What is a Juvenile Delinquent?
9. What is an offender sentenced to probation required to do?
10. What happens if a probationer violates the terms of probation?
11. How do I report that someone is violating the terms of their probation sentence?
12. Do probationers have to pay for probation services?
13. I'm on probation for DWI. How do I get my license back?
14. Who must register with the NYS Sex Offender Registry?
15. What is a Certificate of Relief from Disabilities?
16. How can I obtain a Certificate of Relief from Disabilities?
17. How do I make restitution payments?
18. I have not received restitution payments ordered by the court. Who do I contact?
19. How do I file for an Order of Protection?
20. What is the difference between restitution and a fine?
21. Where do I pay my DNA fee?
22. I have to submit my DNA. What do I do?