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Old 05-03-2011, 08:39 PM
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I have read that some PO's will ask inmates to sign a form waiving their right to their parole hearing. But don't you only get one every 6 mths? How do you say no but ask for a month to month extension? I read to never waive your right so are there month to month forms to sign if needed or do you just ask?
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Old 05-05-2011, 02:09 AM
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I have read that some PO's will ask inmates to sign a form waiving their right to their parole hearing. But don't you only get one every 6 mths? How do you say no but ask for a month to month extension? I read to never waive your right so are there month to month forms to sign if needed or do you just ask?
Good question--can someone please answer this. I am sure either Nicky, sjai or lilly would know the answer.
Nicky--can you please ask your hubby about this. Thanks.
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Old 05-10-2011, 12:23 PM
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Sometimes you waive your full parole date in order to hopefully be more eligible for day parole date. It is a step by step proces - day parole, full parole, statutory release, finish entire sentence. You need to go through the steps. Therefore if your day parole date is say Oct but they do not have time to give you a hearing until Dec. and then your full parole (1/3) date is in Jan., then you waive your full parole. Chances of them giving you day parole when your full parole is next month are slim. I think you need to be out on day parole for 6 months until they apply for your full parole. So if you waive your full parole date, 6 months after being on day parole they automatically apply for your full parole. And if they deny you day parole, then in 6 months you apply for full parole or appeal your day parole.
Confusing.........I think so! lol, but your PO will explain it all to you and the benefits/drawbacks of waiving your parole. And do not quote me on this stuff, this is just my best understanding of it all.
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Old 05-11-2011, 12:51 AM
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yup, Lilly you got it right!
as far as i know, thats how it works.
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Old 05-11-2011, 04:24 AM
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Thanks for the info. I have read on the NP website that offenders serving two - three are eligible for full parole at 1/3 of sentence which would be 8mths for my husband. I had no idea he had to be on day parole for 6 mths. So now that means he can't be paroled for 1yr? Why do the even put that info on thei website if it's not true? Everyone kept telling him keep your head down and you'll be out in 6mths. First time offender, no criminal record, non violent offence. So many different rules.
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Old 05-12-2011, 11:31 AM
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He probably would have been out in 6 months (APR) but they passed the new law on March 28th that abolished APR. If he is under 3 years then he can apply for day parole which would be 6 months into the sentence but apply ASAP because waiting period is quite long after you send in the application. But he then would be eligible at his 1/3 date as well if he doesnt apply for day parole.
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ok, better to give you more details. he is serving 2yrs. he just arrived at springhill today.

i'm guessing he will meet with a PO next week but i want to give him info when he calls for his freebie.

does he have to do day parole for 6mths before full parole? if so, can he skip day parole and apply for full at 8mths? maybe that looks bad, if he's not on day parole. maybe chances are better for full parole if already on day parole? i guess i have to accept that i have no control of his dates and just hope that his PO gives him sound advice.
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Old 05-14-2011, 08:40 AM
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Great info guys, my man got sentenced to 28months, what kid of actual time is looking at before parole? When should he be applying for day parole, full paroleav I haven't spoken to him yet but I fear they don't offer inmates tonnes of info on the inside. I want to be able to advise him what steps he shld be taking and who he should be talking to! Any info would be helpfull! He's currently at Millhaven assessment unit.
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He should be eligible around the 9 mth mark for full parole and he has to apply asap for day parole. Or as soon as he talks to a PO. The PO should be giving him all this info.
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Old 05-21-2011, 03:52 PM
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He probably would have been out in 6 months (APR) but they passed the new law on March 28th that abolished APR. If he is under 3 years then he can apply for day parole which would be 6 months into the sentence but apply ASAP because waiting period is quite long after you send in the application. But he then would be eligible at his 1/3 date as well if he doesnt apply for day parole.
Lily, from what I understand, he has to apply for day parole but parole dates are mandatory dates set by the NPB at the 1/3 rd unless a judge imposes something like "not eligible for parole for 1yr". So if hens denied day parole at 6mths, will he not get another hearing at 8mths (which is the 1/3rd mark)? Would he only be able to reapply for day parole at 12mths? Could that mean he actually misses his full parole date? I am confused.
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full parole eligibility is at 1/3rd. if he's at springhill, there's a good chance they will ask him to waive the automatic hearing that the parole board schedules. if he waives that one review, they will not look at him for full parole unless he applies...either after 12 months from when he waived it or unless his PO supports it happening earlier than that. that waiver only applies to the full parole hearing and he can still apply for day parole or other stuff
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I just want an advise pleaseeee Hi, my husband was sentence 25 months and he will be deported he already sing the deportation, he wants to go back to Romania ,now he is still in the assessment institution at Millhaven, he is there for 3 months and today a parole officer saw him again, and the lady said to him he needs to do a program AAA and he needs to sign a paper for waiving the parole he didn't wanted to, but he sign ..he do wrong? because he had a chance to go home sooner like in september he supose to have the Parol, now it's to late because he saying that paper.. the P.O. from the Millhawen is just temporary and he will have another P.O in the new jail where he is going,maibe this one will help him..the problem is this lady make him waive his chance of day parole because she said he will not finish this program,,I have letters prepare from his family from Romania he will be deported anyway plss i'm so desperate ,what he can do??? he do wrong he sign?? she didn't explain to him nothing
sorry my english I'm just so desperate
thank you for any advise ar answer ...laura
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It is unlikely anyone will get their full or day parole without finishing the programs their PO wants them to finish. That is why many innmates are asked by their PO's to waive their innitial elegibility dates because it will be a complete waste of time to do so without finishing their programs.
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I just want an advise pleaseeee Hi, my husband was sentence 25 months and he will be deported he already sing the deportation, he wants to go back to Romania ,now he is still in the assessment institution at Millhaven, he is there for 3 months and today a parole officer saw him again, and the lady said to him he needs to do a program AAA and he needs to sign a paper for waiving the parole he didn't wanted to, but he sign ..he do wrong? because he had a chance to go home sooner like in september he supose to have the Parol, now it's to late because he saying that paper.. the P.O. from the Millhawen is just temporary and he will have another P.O in the new jail where he is going,maibe this one will help him..the problem is this lady make him waive his chance of day parole because she said he will not finish this program,,I have letters prepare from his family from Romania he will be deported anyway plss i'm so desperate ,what he can do??? he do wrong he sign?? she didn't explain to him nothing
sorry my english I'm just so desperate
thank you for any advise ar answer ...laura
Hi,

This is a tricky situation, which might have been sorted out since you posted last month. As others have posted, it is unlikely that your husband would be granted parole, even if he is to be deported, without him doing that programme. He did not have to waive his day parole if he didn't want to but guess what the PO was trying to say is without the programme his chances of getting parole even for deportation was not going to happen without the programme. He could have postponed his hearing for up to 4 months on the grounds that we wanted to do the programme first but there would be no guarantee that he would have gotten into the programme and shown that he benefitted from it in that time. Once he has done the programme and feel that he has shown he has learned from it, then he can apply for day parole around the same time as his full parole hearing. Again, it is hardly likely that he would get full parole without spending time on day parole and to make it even more complicated the fact that he is to be deported reduces those chances. Not meaning to be pessimistic but experience shows that in cases such as your husband's he might not be released and deported until his full parole date - that would be the earliest. Hoping you have sorted this out and my comments have proven to be wrong. All the best!
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