Federal Prison Inmates

The State Dropped My Criminal Case: Can Feds Pick It Up?

When the State dropped its criminal case, you probably breathed a sigh of relief. In most cases, that will be end of it, but you should know the Feds have the right to pick the case up and go for it in Federal Court. They can prosecute any State case, regardless of its severity. Here are some of the basics.

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What Is A Hold In Jail Or Prison?

If your loved one is in jail or prison and has a hold placed, it means another jurisdiction wants him or her brought there before being released for any reason. Typically, the guards or jail administrators will let an inmate know as soon as a hold comes through the system. In some cases it falls through the cracks and notification is only minutes before the inmate is set to walk… Read more