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Ridesharing for inmate visitation - InmateAID

Ride programs:  Some are free, some are reduced cost Maintaining contact with inmates is important for morale and reentry. The links below direct you to transportation programs that take children and...

Inspirational Prison Stories

The theme is simple, whatever sentence that you have to deal with, make the most of this time to improve yourself for your release.  To illustrate the struggle, there are some sayings in prison that in...

Prison Etiquette - give respect and/or get respect

  It won't take long to figure out what to do and especially what NOT to do in prison.  The word that is prevailing over any other is "respect".  Inmates are all about respect...

Changing Laws & Sentencing Issues

There are many families of incarcerated individuals whom hold out hope that something will occur in the legislature where a law or sentence structure changes. The rumor mill inside the prison system is f...

Survive Prison

Once you have settled in, faced the reality that this will be your life for the next few years you have to have the mind-set that you will survive!  The pressure before you go in the anticipation is alm...

The System of Imprisonment - investigation - indictment - arrest & arraignment - bail - trial - sentencing - commitment and incarceration

by Ask the Inmate  -  December 2012InmateAid is unique in that we want to share as much information as possible to give the reader and the curious an “insider’s look” into the dark side of prison. ...

Inmate Rights and Laws to Assist their Defense

InmateAid has compiled a number of resources that a person accused of a crime or an inmate whom has already been convicted of a crime will need. For instance, most people know that they are given legal repre...

Bail Bonds - How do bail bonds work?

What is a Bail Bond? How Does a Bail Bond Work?A bail bond agent, or bondsman, is any person or corporation that will act as a surety and pledge money or property as bail for the appearance of persons accuse...