If he is able to get the appeal going, his probation will end, at least during the appeal process.
This is going to make a lot of people in the valley furious when they find out.
Gandara hails from one of the most wealthy families in the valley but from what public records indicate, Gandara doesn't have much personal wealth. Property he lives in is actually in his father's name. During the hearing Gandara mentioned going to college but not having any income and being supported by his wife.
People in Socorro and San Elizario already feel like he got off light, so if his probation ends an entire community will not be happy about it.