Inmate Visitation

Time Inmate Visitation So it Works

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 visit.

Time of Day

Choose a time that he or she will be most receptive. If your inmate is the type to be… Read more

Inmate & Family Issues

Choosing Which Days to Visit An Inmate

Visitation looks simple on the surface, but keep in mind these details when planning to see your inmate:

Commissary: For most inmates, the week revolves around visits and commissary deliveries. If possible plan your visits for the days that commissary is not delivered. This gives the inmate different pleasures throughout the week instead of having everything happen at once and then nothing good happening on the remaining days… Read more

Inmate & Family Issues

Inmate Visitation: They’ve taken my inmate’s visits away. Why would that happen?

It is very hard to get to the prison for a scheduled visit only to be told, they have taken his visits away. You will not be able to see him.  These are some of the reasons this can happen:

He got into trouble: They don’t typically stop visits for small things, but if it’s a greater infraction such as getting caught with a cell-phone, selling drugs, hitting a… Read more

Federal Prison Inmates

Can I Visit My Loved One In Jail If I Am On Probation?

The first step to visiting someone in jail or prison while you are on probation is to discuss it with your probation officer. If you are on felony probation, you were probably told that you are not allowed to associate with any known felons. Obviously, someone in prison is a felon; therefore, you will need special permission to visit that person. When it comes to visiting a misdemeanor offender, or… Read more

Inmate Visitation

Simple Tips To Follow When Visiting An Inmate

There may be nothing worse than having a friend or family member that is incarcerated, but you can certainly help make them feel better by paying them regular visits. Your whole goal should be to make the visit as smooth and painless as possible, so you really need to acquaint yourself with all of the rules and regulations you need to follow when you are there. The prison system really… Read more