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Death Row Inmates: What Happens at the Very End?

Each state sets its own rules regarding the execution of men and women on death row but here’s what usually happens leading up to the execution: A few days before: The inmate is moved to a special cell where he or she can be observed closely fr... Read more

Inmate Surgery: What if a Prisoner Requires Specialized Treatment?

Whether your inmate had a medical condition requiring surgery before going to jail or the condition developed after he was there, the jail is legally responsible for making sure his needs are taken care of. In most cases the following steps will be t... Read more

Can Death Row Inmates Get Visits?

Inmates who have been sentenced to die are housed in designated areas of prisons commonly referred to as death row. The appeals process in a death sentence case can take years to complete. In the meantime, the inmates are typically confined to their ... Read more

Can I Talk to An Inmate in the Court Room?

It may be tempting to try to talk to an inmate in the courtroom, especially if the only contact you have had since their arrest has been through a computer monitor on visiting days. But if you attempt to have a conversation, even by mouthing the word... Read more

Can An Inmate Parole To My House?

Most incarcerated adults are given an opportunity to have a parole hearing. This hearing determines if an inmate is going to be released on parole or will have to continue serving time in prison. It is important to have a life and support plan in pla... Read more

What is a Probation Violation?

Whether you are on probation after being in jail or you were allowed to be on probation instead of going to jail, there are rules and guidelines that you are required to follow. If you break any of these rules, your probation officer has the right to... Read more

What Happens When a Convicted Defendant is a Gang Member?

During the hearing or trial your defendant was focused on one goal: being found not guilty. But once the judge announces a guilty finding, and the case moves to the sentencing phase, your defendant’s gang affiliation could be a problem. Only an attor... Read more

Should I call my probation officer? I got in an accident, witnessed a crime, got questioned by a cop

Being on probation means you are being allowed to serve your sentence in the community but you do have rules and guidelines that you must follow. When you first met with your probation officer you went over the rules that apply in your county and wit... Read more