May 2014


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Bexar County Jail Population Increase

Bexar County Jail in San Antonio, Texas is fuller this year compared to this same time last year. That is due to the recent delay in prison transfers to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice…


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New Law Halts Prison Proxy Weddings in Texas

A new Texas state law bans proxy marriages which were previously common among prisoners. The law which took effect back in September now requires both parties to be present during a marriage ceremony.  Previously, only one party…


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Are Texas Parole Packets Hard to Do?

Over the years of working on this website we've been contacted by a number of people who are, for good reason, worried about their loved one making parole. Almost every time the first problem with…




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Mother’s Day in Prison

Spending Mother’s Day in prison is pretty tough on both the woman inside the prison as well as the kids on the outside. We urge you to go and visit someone on Mother’s Day not only…