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Texas Parole Packet
Some people with no legal background are preparing parole packets. Don’t let yourself be taken advantage of in this important process.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has cut the spending on inmate health care in the 2020-2021 budget leaving inmate health care underfunded by more than a quarter of a billion dollars.
TDCJ reported that two inmates and two prison guards were treated for heat-related illnesses this week during the Texas heat wave.
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 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.
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.
Summer is almost here and that means temperatures in the units are climbing so now is the time 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.
A thoroughly prepared parole packet should be submitted and be part of any parole consideration by the Texas Parole Board.
The process for parole begins at the sentencing. Parole eligibility is based on the sentence type, amount of time served, and good time accumulated.
Include parole support letters in your Texas Parole Packet to send to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to help increase the chances for parole.
Find an inmate. Free inmate locator for TDCJ, Federal Bureau of Prisons and other Texas jails.
The TDCJ encourages friends and family to write to incarcerated individuals. Writing letters can be an important way to maintain a close relationship.
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Just a quick note to point out the difference between our two parole books, Understanding the Texas Parole Process and How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet, other than the price. Understanding the Texas Parole…
Writing a Texas parole packet can be overwhelming since it is something we do not do all the time. However, with a little planning you can create a successful parole package for your loved one….