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Texas Parole Support Letters

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.

Can You Get a Court Appointed Lawyer for Texas Parole?

Unfortunately in Texas, parole is (mistakenly in my opinion) considered a privielege, not a right. What this means is that many of the safeguards that are present in the criminal justice system, both before trial and on appeal, no longer exist when it

When It Comes to Making Parole, Something Beats Nothing

The most common reason for not submitting a parole packet in support of someone in prison seeking parole is that the person "didn't think they could do it". The simple fact is that something beats nothing when it comes to

How Does the Texas Parole Board Make Their Decisions?

A question most asked of potential parolees is “How does the Parole Board make their decisions about parole?” The members of the Texas Parole Board use a set of parole guidelines in order to obtain a score for an offender.

Over 80,000 Inmates Considered for Parole in 2012

In 2012, 81,638 inmates were considered for parole.  Of those, only 29,689 were approved.  That means the Texas Board of Pardons and Parole approved just 36.8% of the inmates who were up for parole.   On average each parole office

Father’s Day in Prision

Father's Day in prison is rough on both the man inside as well as the kids on the outside. Texas Parole Now urges you to go and visit the dad not only to help improve his spirits but also for

The Role of the Institutional Parole Officer In The Parole Process

The Institutional Parole Officer is often times the only official person an inmate will talk to regarding their parole plans. The Institutional Parole Officer is an employee of the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles but does not have a

Parole Interviews in Texas

As we have mentioned in a previous post, the parole system in Texas is not like other states and definitely not like they show in the movies. In Texas there is no opportunity for an offender to meet with the

When To Complete A Texas Parole Packet?

People ask us "When is the time to start preparing a Texas parole packet?" Most of you know that a parole packet or a parole presentation package is a collection of documents and pictures sent to the Texas parole board

A Proper Parole Packet is Important

  A lot of people make no effort, other than getting a support letter or two, to prepare a parole packet for their loved one who is sitting in a Texas prison waiting on the Texas Board of Pardons and

Prepare Texas Parole Packets and Texas Parole Applications Now!

Most of you have heard of the recent shooting of the Kaufman County DA here in Texas and the shooting of the Colorado Prison Chief, likely by the same person. That person, Evan Ebel, was on parole when these murders

Are You Working on the Parole Packet?

Texas is working hard to shut prisons and grant paroles. There are more empty beds in TDC than there have been in years and, thank God, it looks like the Dawson State Jail will finally be shut down. That place

Victim’s Objection to Parole

Something that we believe is a significant contributor to the denial of many paroles is when the "victim" is contacted and indicates that they object to the granting of parole. It appears, although no specific numbers are available, that if

Be Careful What Is In the Texas Parole Packet

One of the ways in which having a Texas parole lawyer can help is that the professional can take an objective look at the materials and know what should, and more importantly should not, be in there. As our book,