Posted by Dr. David
I hired Yolanda Torres, Esq. to represent my girlfriend for her parole hearing before the BPP for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Ms. Torres is one of the best parole attorneys in Texas who does more than throw together a “parole pack” like so many parole attorneys do. I took the time to talk with several parole attorneys, checking their background and professionalism, and even visiting them before I hired Ms. Torres. She is an advocate who specializes in prisoner civil rights and litigation, in addition representing parole and revocation matters. We wanted an attorney who would give my girlfriend the best chance of coming home on parole.
Ms. Torres reviewed the entire picture for my girlfriend, criminal records, her activities in prison, including behavior, discipline and education, and made a recommendation of what we could expect. Ms. Torres worked closely with my girlfriend, kept me and her family informed of her progress and had a meeting with the BPP members. Ms. Torres is an excellent attorney and I cannot say enough about what she did for us.
It helped that my girlfriend was a model prisoner, doing all she could to better herself and make sure that she was ready to come home to have a good life. She took all the self-help and development courses she could, as well as education programs that should help her get a good job.
Ms. Torres made sure that everything was done right, support letters, interviews, meeting and really advocated for my girlfriend. . The final result is that my girlfriend was granted parole by the BPP and will soon be released from prison. I am sure that without her, my girlfriend would still be in prison and wondering what more she could do herself.
I high recommend Ms. Torres to anyone who has problems with prison officials, or want to give someone they love the best chance of being released on parole. Ms. Torres was worth every penny we paid for her legal services.
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I contacted Ms. Torres when my son, who is in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, was the victim of a prison guard who wrote a trumped up disciplinary case against him. The case caused my son to lose his parole release date. Ms. Torres not only had the disciplinary conviction reversed and removed from my son's record, she worked with the parole authorities to have his parole release date reinstated and have my son released from prison. She continued to follow up on the case until my son was actually released and walked out of prison. Without her, my son would still be in prison and have that disciplinary case on his record!!
I recommend Ms. Torres to anyone who is having any problems with prison officials or inside of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.