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...
Visiting jail for the first time? Here’s what to expect.
Posted 12/26/2014 by Mark Miclette
Visiting an inmate in jail for the first time is like waiting to see a dentist. The anticipation and worry constantly increases until you are there and you realize it was not as bad as you thought it would be. Knowing what to expect before that first...
How to Get Your Visitation Suspension Lifted
Posted 12/21/2014 by Mark Miclette
The hardest part of having your jail visits suspended indefinitely is not having any idea when or if you are going to be able to visit your inmate again. In most cases, visits are suspended due to the visitor violating visitation rules. There are thi...
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...
Parents in Jail: Getting a Preschool-aged Child Ready to Visit
Posted 11/11/2014 by Mark Miclette
Preschool-aged children are very attached to their parents. If one of them is suddenly arrested and incarcerated it can cause lots of anxiety. Allowing the child to visit the parent can help alleviate those fears but it is important to explain what’s...
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...