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Underwire Bra Dilemma

By Editor / 12/08/2018 / 1 Comment

Visitor’s Cannot Wear Underwire Bra

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If you are a woman, could you imagine being turned away from visiting your loved one because of the type of bra you’re wearing?  Well nowadays you can be turned away from a visit if you are wearing an underwire bra.… [Read More...]

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Brother Died in Prison

My Brother Died in Prison

By Editor / 06/13/2017 / 0 Comments

My Brother Died in Prison Five Years Ago

It’s been five years since my brother died in prison from Hepatitis C. When I went to visit him that last time I didn’t know it was terminal. He was unrecognizable to me.… [Read More...]

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Visiting Your Loved One In Prison – What You Should Know

By Editor / 01/19/2015 / 2 Comments

How to Prepare for Visiting Your Loved One in Prison

Prisonthehiddensentence.comIt’s really difficult to prepare for visiting your loved one in prison because each time could be a little different depending on the facility rules and interpretation by the guards. What will help you prepare is to be ready to expect anything.… [Read More...]

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Foster child visits parent in prison

Social Worker Can Bring Children To Visit Parent in Prison

By Editor / 03/09/2016 / 0 Comments

Foster child visits parent in prison

Social worker can bring a child in foster care to visit their parent(s) in prison

I am a Family Services Case Worker, also known as a Social Worker.  I have a caseload of children in foster care and also have relationships with their parents and sometimes they have a parent in prison. … [Read More...]

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In Prison 2016

Visiting Prison In 2016

By Editor / 01/03/2016 / 0 Comments

What Does Visiting Prison in 2016 Have in Store for You and Your Loved Ones?

What Does Visiting Prison in 2016 Have in Store for You and Your Loved Ones?

Well you made it to 2016.  All the wonder of what this year has in store for you and your loved ones is still an unwritten book.  … [Read More...]

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Advice for Your Loved One In Prison

Advice for Your Loved One In Prison

By Editor / 02/16/2015 / 0 Comments

What kind of advice can you provide to your loved one?

Advice for Your Loved One In Prison

When your loved one is incarcerated his/her feelings will be in turmoil and they may feel out of control and not know what to do. You can provide them advice on what they do have control over.… [Read More...]

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Smoking in Prison

Smoking Rules When Visiting Loved One in Prison

By Editor / 02/16/2015 / 0 Comments

Smoking Dominik MartinMost facilities are now non-smoking. If the facility you are visiting is non-smoking, then you cannot smoke anywhere in the facility. This may include the parking lot and even in your car when you are parked in the parking lot.

In addition, most facilities have become non-smoking for inmates.… [Read More...]

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Rules for Visiting and Identification

By Editor / 02/16/2015 / 0 Comments

Typically persons 12 years and older must provide picture identification. Check with the facility that you are visiting to confirm what the required age is to provide picture identification.

britannica_prisonWhen you arrive at the facility you may need to wait in line to be processed in.… [Read More...]

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Why doesn’t my loved one hug me when I visit?

By Editor / 02/16/2015 / 0 Comments

Man Water mountain Todd QuackenbushDo not be surprised if your loved one is aloof and doesn’t make contact for the first or first several visits. He or she may feel very emotional and may feel like crying. So showing emotion or giving you a hug when you visit your loved one in prison may not be possible for them to do, even if they want to.… [Read More...]

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Vehicle Parking at the Prison Facility

By Editor / 02/04/2015 / 0 Comments

guard-houseThe facility should provide a parking area free of charge. Be mindful that even though your car may be locked, all vehicles are subject to search. Make sure there is nothing that can be construed as contraband in your car. It is also a good idea to not have valuables in the car and if you do, lock them in the vehicle’s trunk.… [Read More...]

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Prison Dress Code: What to Wear When Visiting a Loved One In Prison

Prison Dress Code: What to Wear When Visiting a Loved One

By Editor / 01/19/2015 / Comments Off on Prison Dress Code: What to Wear When Visiting a Loved One

Prison Dress CodeVisiting a Loved One: Prison Dress Code

Most facilities have a dress code so you should know what is acceptable to wear when visiting a loved one in prison. Make sure that you know the facility’s rules for acceptable clothing. Yes, there is such a thing as prison dress code!… [Read More...]

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