Parole and mandatory release are terms which every offender needs to understand when planning on beginning a life after release.Read More
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.
Some people with no legal background are preparing parole packets. Don’t let yourself be taken advantage of in this important process.
Understand the difference between probation and parole. Both are an alternative to prison. Probation occurs prior to prison while parole is early release from prison.
Learn about what is a 3G offense in Texas, why does it matter if the crime is a 3G offense, how does 3G affect parole, and the special rules for serving time for a 3G offense.
A parolee who violates the terms and conditions of their parole is at risk for a parole revocation and subject to a Blue Warrant.
What are your chances of parole on the first parole review? TBPP uses several factors when granting parole. Find out what factors affect parole.
2019 will be a great year. We anticipate the release of two new books and a 2019 update on How To Prepare a Texas Parole Packet.
The number of granted Texas paroles are increasing due to decreased budget and public sentiment towards alternatives to incarceration.
We want to wish our readers a Happy Holiday season and to thank you for taking the time to read our articles and buy our books.
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.
Now that Turkey Day is over, everyone is now busy shopping with the retailers playing Christmas music, decorating their stores, and doing everything possible to get you into the holiday spirit but inside the prisons it is just another endless stretch of sad days for most of the prisoners, missing their family and trying to find a way to prevent boredom until they are released.
If you’re a regular reader of this website then you’re likely aware of our book, How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet. In that book, we set out the various parts of a parole packet…
Father’s Day should be a day to celebrate the love and sacrifice many fathers make for their family. However, there are some fathers spend who cannot celebrate. They are spending father’s day in prison.
Texas officials dismissed over 500 inmate disciplinary cases after the discovery of an illegal quota implemented at several TDCJ prisons.
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.
The most important factor in making parole is a well prepared Texas parole packet which emphasizes the strengths of the person who is incarcerated while at the same time offering a plan to handle any issues which the potential parolee may have upon release.
On the day the offender is to be paroled, the parolee will be taken to the nearest bus station with a bus voucher. The bus voucher allows the transport company to take the parolee to the bus station nearest the parolee’s approved residence.
The new 2018 edition of How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet contains updated information concerning the parole board members, address and phone changes, 2017 year-end statistics, updated scores used in the Parole Guidelines Calculator, and other important information.
While this website was originally conceived to assist people in preparing for parole, we quickly realized decisions made at the very beginning of the incarceration would have effects on the length of the actual time.