Texas inmates are allowed appeal a denied parole decision only under a limited set of circumstances.Read More
The on-going staffing shortage at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) is slowing down the release of offenders with approved parole.
Newly release statistical information from the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has some surprising news, some bad news, and a tiny bit of good news for those seeking parole.
Mandatory Supervised Release and Discretionary Mandatory Supervised Release are terms that are misleading and confusing. Eligible offenders can be released to mandatory supervision when their calendar time served plus good time credit equals the length of their prison sentence.
Former Val Verde County Sheriff, A. D’Wayne Jernigan, was appointed to the Board of Pardons and Paroles for a term set to expire on February 1, 2019.
The one thing that prisoners have is plenty of time and not enough to do to fill it. In addition, the holiday season is particularly hard since it really drives home the fact they are missing from their loved ones.
Texas Parole Now offers two books: our free book Understanding the Texas Parole Process which explains how the Texas parole process works and our premium book How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet which how to create an effective parole packet.
Being granted parole is the hardest part of the parole process. That’s where our book, How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet (2018 edition), can make a difference. The book includes strategies and forms to will allow anyone to prepare a parole packet for the voting members of the parole board.
Now is the time to prepare a Texas parole packet. TexasParoleNow offers easy, step-by-step instructions on how to prepare a Texas Parole Packet.
The 2017 Edition of our free ebook Understanding The Texas Parole Process is now available.
Our newly, updated book for 2017 contains updated information concerning the parole board members, address changes, statistics and other pertinent information. In addition, the 2017 version also includes the updated scores used in the Parole Guidelines Calculator.
A thoroughly prepared parole packet should be submitted and be part of any parole consideration by the Texas Parole Board.
One question we at TexasParoleNow.com receive quite often is, “Which Parole Board Office has the highest release rate?” The voting members of the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles decides which eligible offenders are to be…
While we discuss this more thoroughly in our book, How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet, I just wanted to say a few words about how taking part in classes while incarcerated can potentially improve…
Anyone looking at the terminology used by the Texas Board of Pardons and Parole needs to understand that the terms don’t always mean what they appear to mean. We will discuss this more in future…
Governor Greg Abbott announced today his reappointment of David Gutierrez of Belton, Texas to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles and his new appointment as Presiding Officer. His term is set to expire February…
Texas parole commissioner Pamela Freeman has been indicted for tampering with government records. An investigation which led to an indictment revealed that Freeman made notes in official government files that at least five inmates refused…
The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles maintains headquarters in Austin, Texas. P. O. Box 13401 Capitol Station Austin, Texas 78711 (512) 406-5795
The Texas Legislative Budget Board staff recently published a two-page brief titled Adult Parole in Texas which provides a general overview of budget items affecting parole.
Preparing a good parole packet can make the difference between an offender making parole or having to sit in prison another year. So why haven't you done one? Yes, we realize that if you are reading…