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I'm Stuck, My Attorney is NOT Working! What Can I Do?

I'm Stuck, My Attorney is NOT Working! What Can I Do?

Greetings Everyone!  After our first successful week, we received several inquiries about Ineffective Attorney Representation.  As this is a hot button issues, we pulled together relevant information and resources that should support getting the attorney back on track.  I PAID THE ATTORNEY’S REQUIRED RETAINER AND I HAVE NOT HEARD FROM HIM! IS THIS NORMAL PRACTICE? Unfortunately it’s normal however,  not acceptable!  An attorney is hired/retained to provide a service that you can not provide for yourself or the person(s) you are supporting.  In many cases, the attorney works alone or with a paralegal therefore his case load may be extensive. Like...

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The Importance of Family Letters to Parole & How to Write Them

The Importance of Family Letters to Parole & How to Write Them

The Parole Board Interview is one of the most important meetings of an inmate’s time during incarceration. Community and family support are key in providing a well rounded overview of your loved one's life prior to and upon release.  The following information, taken from Parole Board guidelines has been published once a year for five years, to benefit family and friends of inmates who write letters to the Board of Pardons and Paroles. Inmates are encouraged by the Board of Pardons and Paroles to provide evidence of support for their release on parole. One way to do this is through letters supporting...

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My Son is Incarcerated, Do I have Grand Parents Rights?

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My Son is Incarcerated, Do I have Grand Parents Rights?

Repost:  Missing a family member is not the only loss but missing their extended family as a result of incarceration.  We received a letter from an extremely frustrated Grandma who has not seen her grandchildren since her son’s incarceration.  In their situation her son is required to pay child support which the grand mother has continued to maintain on her son’s behalf. Does she have any visitation or Grand Parent’s rights? We took a look into her case and found the following:  Unfortunately, most states don’t have legislation the includes Grand Parent’s Rights unless extenuating circumstances apply and/or there’s an...

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