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Prison/Prisoner transfers in the State of Florida

My law firm is often retained to secure transfers for prisoners who are serving time for felony convictions in the State of Florida.

Below are the typical and current requirements in order for a prisoner to have a reasonable chance to obtain a transfer to be closer to family and home:

  • The prisoner’s current TRD, PRD, or PPRD is more than six (6) months away.
  • The prisoner is currently housed in general population or protective management.
  • The prisoner is not at his or her current location for a temporary reason (i.e. Reception, Medical Services).
  • The prisoner has earned gain time awards of at least overall satisfactory evaluations for the last twelve (12) months or six (6) months under certain conditions.
  • The prisoner has not refused to participate in or been removed from any academic, vocational, or mandatory substance abuse treatment program due to unsatisfactory participation during his or her current commitment.
  • The prisoner has not been found guilty of any disciplinary reports within the last twelve (12) months or within six (6) months under certain conditions.
  • The prisoner has not been released from Close Management during the last twelve (12) months.
  • The prisoner has not been transferred for any negative reason during the last twelve (12) months.
  • The prisoner has not been transferred for good adjustment within the last twelve (12) months.
  • The prisoner has not requested the cancellation of an approved good adjustment transfer during the last twelve (12) months.

We routinely represent clients who wish to be transferred to correctional facilities closer to their families. We will be pleased to discuss such matters with you. Simply call our office at (305) 670-9919 to schedule an appointment. Please note that the information set forth above, is applicable to STATE prisoners. We also represent people seeking transfer in the FEDERAL system.

For 42 years, my law firm has represented citizens and non-citizens in criminal cases throughout Florida and in over 25 states. We also practice international criminal law which often involves international extradition requests, United States citizens arrested abroad and foreign nationals arrested in the United States.

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