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The Parole Board meets once a month and the decisions are made the same day, usually within an hour from the end of the hearing. If your inmate is granted parole, they are immediately taken into protective custody (PC) for the remaining days or weeks until their release. Inmates are notorious for trying to "jack the parolee's time" by planting contraband or getting into a fight in an effort to delay or cancel the parolee's release. These inmate are jealous...
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An inmate files for divorce like a citizen. They will need an advocate or a lawyer to file the papers and serve the spouse. There is no "other way" to do it... they need to get the documents filed with a judge for it to happen.
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You can try and maybe someone nice will answer, but it is unlikely to work as the rules prohibit staff from relaying phone messages to the inmates
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Blackout? Or are you referring to lock down?  A lockdown in prison basically means that you are confined to a cell for 24 hours a day. There is no outside recreation, church, library, school, or work for most individuals. The only people that work during a lock down are what are called critical workers for jobs that are considered essential to running the prison. Some examples are kitchen workers, infirmary workers, some "orderly" positions that clean (sweep, mop, showers) the housing units....
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No, unfortunately they will never get to your inmate. Packages from home are not allowed.
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I was actually at the West Tennessee Detention Center in Mason TN near Memphis for three months, the visitation is in a room with tables and chairs, a platform for a single guard and some vending machines. We were able to hug and kiss upon arrival and departure. We held hands under the table the entire visit. The visitors go through a very vigorous and intrusive "pat down". They are carefully looking for people trying to smuggle in contraband.  They allowed...
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Inmates may write as often as they would like. Stamps are $0.49 and are bought at the commissary along with the envelopes and paper. However, since mail is considered sacred in prison by the institution, they will provide all of these items at no charge to indigent inmates. There is NO reason why an inmate cannot write their loved ones.
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You can send letters and photos, magazines and books also care packages (they must be bought and delivered to the facility by an approved vendor). InmateAid can do most of that for you, don't do it yourself, it is likely to be returned or discarded.
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Yes, the service for that facility is City TeleCoin. We will get you a number that will make the calls at the cheapest rate they offer. There should be a savings of $3-4 per call.