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Their counselor provides a slip of paper that they have received a deposit into their inmate trust accountRead more
You might try calling the counselor. Since you are his parent, they might break protocol and tell you. This is normally privileged information but being a concerned parent they might give you some insight - but they definitely do not have to so be very polite.Read more
The money does not transfer. The inmate will give the staff an address to mail the remaining balance to. The new location most likely has a different system which makes transfer impossible.Read more
Western Union, MoneyGram or JPay - they all charge a small fee for the transaction. You will have to decide who has the best deal for you.Read more
Yes, if you have the facility and ID number correctly, they would get it in an hour with MoneyGram - if they are in federalRead more
This depends on YOUR wherewithal. We would advise giving only an amount that is not affecting your own ability to live. Inmates can spend up to about $300 month. If an inmate can spend the maximum, they would be "living large" inside. Any amount under $300 would be generous and acceptable. MoneyGram has the best service and the best rates...Read more
Yes, you can add just about any amount to your inmate trust account. But, beware that if you owe any restitution, court ordered payments, court costs, child support... anything that can be garnished will be garnished from that account if you place a noticable amount there. if you have nothing to worry about, deposit as much as you can. You will want to spend the max amount for commissary and telephone..Read more
Western Union Quick Collect. Deposit will post to offender’s account within 24 hours. For each Quick Collect transaction the following information must be provided: Pay to: TDCJ – Inmate Trust Fund Code City and State: TDCJ/TX Account number with facility: Offender’s TDCJ number and offender’s last name Attention: Offender’s last name and offender’s first nameRead more
As you may or may not be aware, we are not a money transfer company. We have a simple solution that we offer for our international members. We will arrange to deposit any amount in an inmate account - you decide the method. We charge a service fee on top of whatever service charge Western Union charges plus the credit card merchant fee. The fees are steep but there are limited places to get money transferred from abroad. You email us whatRead more
Significant other - they won't tell you? They should definitely know their sentence and especially their "out date". Every inmate knows the date they are to be released. If you are really significant, you could call the facility and ask to speak with the counselor - they also are certain to have the release date.Read more