Category Archives: Parole Board

Our Two Books: Understanding the Texas Parole Process and How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet

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 Conditions and the Importance of Not Violating

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

Now Is the Time to Prepare Parole Packets

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.

Just Released- 2017 Version of Understanding The Texas Parole Process

The 2017 Edition of our free ebook Understanding The Texas Parole Process is now available.

Now Available-2017 Edition of How to Prepare A Texas Parole Packet

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.

The Parole Packet

A thoroughly prepared parole packet should be submitted and be part of any parole consideration by the Texas Parole Board.

Which Texas Parole Board Office Has The Highest Release Rate?

One question we at 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 released on parole or discretionary

Increase Chances of Parole in Texas by Being Active While Incarcerated

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 the chances of parole. GED

Texas Parole Terminology – Set Off Date

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 posts. When an inmate is

Texas Appoints New Chair to Texas Board of Pardons and Parole

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 1, 2021.  Also appointed was

Texas Parole Commissioner Indicted on Tampering With Government Records

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 to be interviewed when being

How to Contact the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles

The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles maintains headquarters in Austin, Texas.   P. O. Box 13401 Capitol Station Austin, Texas 78711 (512) 406-5795  

Adult Parole System in Texas

​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.  

Why Haven’t You Done a Texas Parole Packet?

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 this then you aren't in