A Guide to Inmate Visitation Online
Posted 1/29/2015 by Mark Miclette
Jails across the nation are catching on to the popularity of offering remote, “at-home,” visitation. Not only is it convenient for jail staff, inmates, and family members, but it is also a way for the jail to collect revenue because in most cases, at...
Coordinating Inmate Visitation To Minimize Conflicts
Posted 1/13/2015 by Mark Miclette
Most jails allow three to five visitors to see an inmate at the same time. Problems can come about when too many people want to be there simultaneously. Managing the visitation schedule will reduce stress and insure that your inmate gets to see every...
Time Inmate Visitation So it Works
Posted 12/15/2014 by Mark Miclette
Many jails provide a variety of visitation options during the week and you should take advantage of this if you can. Though your inmate will be thrilled to see you at any time, strategic scheduling can make a big difference in the quality of the visi...
Cost Effective Ways to Visit an Inmate
Posted 10/31/2014 by Mark Miclette
The expenses of traveling to visit your inmate can add up quickly. These cost saving measures will make it less painful for your budget.
Traveling by car
Gas up early
Gas up on a weekday. Many gas stations raise the price of a gallon shortly...
Get a Special Visit If You Live Far From the Jail
Posted 10/17/2014 by Mark Miclette
The logistics of visiting an inmate who is incarcerated very far from where you live can be tricky. If the jail has very short visits or requires a specific visitation registration processes, it makes it even more difficult. Some jails make exception...
Can I Visit an Inmate if I am on Probation or Parole?
Posted 10/7/2014 by Mark Miclette
A friend or family member has been arrested and this has created chaos and stress. Before you race off to visit him or her in jail, if you are on probation or parole you need to take the following steps.
Find out the Rules
Some jails will not...
Can Inmates Receive Visitors While they are in the Hospital?
Posted 7/5/2014 by Mark Miclette
Most inmate medical needs are taken care of at the county jail through a doctor and nursing staff. Sometimes a health condition arises that requires hospitalization. Hospital visitation rules depend on several factors:
Jail rules: Some jails have...