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Old 04-08-2019, 03:28 PM
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Talking TPM changed to May 2019! What is next? Or what are the next steps?

My boyfriends TPM was May 2020. All 12 of his PIC points were applied per his counselor and his TPM changed to May 2019. It has been 4 years and I am ecstatic. I can't believe he is finally coming home soon. What is next? Or what are the next steps? Does the parole officer have to verify his address before he can be released? Why would they deny an address? Also when will we know the final date of his release? As of now we just know it's May.
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Old 04-09-2019, 06:08 AM
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Congrats!!

Yes, the parole office will need to come do a home visit - will make sure the home fits all of his release requirements. Do not lie, do not try to hide things from the home visit. Get everything in writing, including if they say the home is suitable.

He should find out his exact release date 1 - 2 weeks before he's released. Then it's up to him to notify you. The prison will not notify you directly.

Reasons they would deny an address: 1) Items are present that he's not allowed to be around (alcohol, drugs, computers, firearms... the PO will know what he is and is not allowed to have in the household). 2) If he's got residency restrictions like "can't live closer than 2,000 feet from a school" and the home is within that boundary. 3) If people are present or likely to be present who have a no contact order or who are a restricted category for him (such as children or a domestic violence victim).

Congratulations!! Please come back and update us with what happened - we get so few pieces of happy news, and we all want to sing with joy when we hear some.
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Thank you. I have contacted the parole office and his parole officer said she was coming by on Sunday but never did. I'm going to try calling her tomorrow.
Ok there should be no issues but what do you mean by computers? We have one and I have a laptop as well? Why would that be an issue? I will post an update as soon as I get one and when he get released. Thanks
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Some people are not allowed computers or internet access as part of their parole/release supervision requirements. This is a common ban for sex offenders, but other computer related crimes (fraud, identity theft etc.) where computers played a major role in the commission of the crime can also have this ban attached. It's just something to be aware of. "No alcohol" is also a pretty common one, whether the crime had anything to do with alcohol or not.
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If your loved one has no computer ban restriction then having a computer in the home is not an issue. Any special restrictions should be recorded in the judge's sentencing order filed with the clerk of court. Here is a link to the usual conditions of supervision in GA.https://dcs.georgia.gov/standard-conditions-supervision There are a few other conditions listed here. https://dcs.georgia.gov/special-cond...-supervision-0
Basically, they want him to get a job, stay sober, follow the rules & don't mess up. They'll explain all of it to him when he meets with his PO upon release.
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Ok got it. The parole officer was supposed to come over this passed Sunday to verify the address. She never came and hasn't answered any calls since. I've only left her one voicemail because I don't want to annoy her. Should I keep trying to contact her or wait for her to call me? Will there be issues if the verification of address delays? It's still early April so im not that worried. His TPM finally updated online as well on the tpm page. It was taking a while for that to update but its finally on there. Is there anyone else i can call about his address verification/parole process updates beside his parole officer? Thanks.
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Unfortunately, no, just his parole officer. Sometimes they can end up in court, eating up time. I'd give it a week, then call again - in case you slipped her mind, and recognizing that they usually have a large caseload.
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The parole officer called. She just needed verbal permission for him to live at the address and said she did not have to come out in this case. She said when he was out she would know if she would be coming by monthly or every 3 months. She submitted the address approval and that was that. Now we are just waiting on a release date.
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How exciting! Only a month and a bit to go!
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How exciting! Only a month and a bit to go!

I am so excited and anxious now. Does it take a month or more to be released after everything is approved? His counselor told him that we should know the date towards the end of April but I'm not sure if that's right because I thought the final review is on the TPM month
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They should give him his release date a couple of weeks in advance of his release. So if he's releasing, say, May 5th, they'd have to tell him his release date in April. So what you were told sounds about right to me.

So close!! Everyone gets anxious about release. Just remember to breathe. I won't be worse than the front end was, I promise!
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