Welcome to the Prison Talk Online Community! Take a Minute and Sign Up Today!






Go Back   Prison Talk > U.S. REGIONAL FORUMS > TEXAS > Texas Parole, Probation, Work Release & Community Service
Register Entertainment FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read

Texas Parole, Probation, Work Release & Community Service All information & questions relating to parole, probation, work release & community service in the State of Texas should be posted here. Also found here is information in creating Parole Packets, discussion of Parole Attorneys, etc.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-10-2019, 09:47 AM
JMR77429 JMR77429 is offline
Registered User
 

Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Harris county TX
Posts: 11
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default Revocation hearing questions

I've read CenTex's explanation about what goes on in a revocation hearing and we've been through one before so I pretty much know how they go, but it's been a while and I have some questions.

Last time the state provided a parole attorney. We aren't sure if it is because the parolee was on psych meds or if it is customary to provide one, but the last time I went to the hearing and met that attorney for the first time right before the hearing.

This time, my husband was charged with a misdemeanor and we hired an attorney to help dispose of that. (01/09/2019 was the date it was disposed of) That attorney wants to charge more to cover the parole hearing, which we can't afford, so we're hoping the state will provide an attorney. Anywhoo, that hired attorney told me to gather letters of support from the parolee's employer and anyone who can serve as a good character witness via letter.

My question is this, where or who do I have these letters sent to? I could easily take them myself to the hearing or send them to the parolee in the jail to provide at the hearing himself, but I don't know if they would be accepted in that way.

I've tried calling his PO many times but don't get an answer or a call back. Thanks for any help you can offer.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 01-12-2019, 11:25 AM
CenTexLyn CenTexLyn is offline
Registered User
 

Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: TX-US
Posts: 14,908
Thanks: 648
Thanked 11,077 Times in 6,002 Posts
Default

Where one is on Special Condition P or where there are other reasons to believe mental health concerns exist, then counsel MAY be appointed. There are only a few specific issues for which it is required.



Letters would be submitted to the Hearing Officer at the hearing. DO NOT waive a hearing. And do not give documents to the Parole Officer if you want to ensure they actually get placed into the record. The Hearing Officer will take them and enter them at the hearing.



With your Harris County location, these are not items you would likely be able to give to him prior to the hearing except by having mailed them into the jail. In order to ensure that you are admitted TO the hearing, he will need to make sure he has provided your name (as it appears on your TxDL) to the Parole Officer so that the PO can notify jail personnel.



If he is represented by counsel, then ensure the letters are in the possession of counsel so that they may enter them at the appropriate point of the hearing...
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to CenTexLyn For This Useful Post:
Guccigrl (01-13-2019)
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Parole revocation hearing and time credited questions peanut1287 Maryland Parole, Probation, Work Release, Halfway Houses & Community Service 1 03-31-2011 07:00 AM
does anyone know parolees rights to timely revocation hearing? + other questions Ronsbaby Prison & Criminal Legal Help! 1 08-28-2010 10:37 PM
what happens now - Revocation Hearing raycho Texas Prison and Jail Visitation, Phones, Packages & Mail 4 10-16-2008 12:35 PM
He had his revocation hearing...... vantexasgirl Texas Parole, Probation, Work Release & Community Service 0 04-07-2006 08:43 AM
Revocation hearing???? lovemycon California General Prison Talk 0 05-03-2005 06:33 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:07 AM.
Copyright © 2001- 2017 Prison Talk Online
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Website Design & Custom vBulletin Skins by: Relivo Media
Message Board Statistics