Can my home be searched without a warrant while I am on parole or probation in Pennsylvania? VIDEO

It depends. If your parole or probation officer is seeking to search your home while you're being supervised, there is a lesser expectation of privacy as in the case if you were a private citizen not being supervised by the courts or state parole, that is. Your parole probation officer may in fact be able to search your house.

If, for example, the police or other law enforcement are seeking to search your house for some unrelated crime or criminal activity, that's a different consideration, and because the Fourth Amendment prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures, you would have rights in that regard where the police, in most instances, would need a warrant, but as a person who's being supervised on parole or probation, you do have lesser rights, unfortunately.

Having an experienced Pennsylvania criminal defense attorney will help you to best understand your rights. They should be involved if you have any kind of parole or probation violation or concern.

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