How to Challenge State Parole Conditions

HELPFUL HINTIt’s suggested that you sign the Form 1515, and then challenge the condition later. Don’t refuse to sign!

First, while you can and should challenge a parole condition that you believe is unlawful, it is usually best for you to sign the CDCR Form 1515: “Notice and Conditions of Parole,” and to follow all the conditions while you are taking steps to challenge the problematic condition. Otherwise, you may end up having to spend additional time in custody while the matter is being resolved. (For an example Form 1515, see Appendix G, PG. 268)