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Why can't I, see my husband while he is in federal custody?

Rockford, IL |

He is in jail , and they said because of my past criminal record , I can not visit him , after he goes to federal prison .

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What they say may very well be true. It generally depends on what your crime was, how recent it was, and whether you are currently on parole, probation, or supervised release.


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You already have the answer to your question. Your past criminal record could prevent you from being allowed to see your husband when he goes to federal prison.


Consult an experienced attorney to assist you.

Of course, every answer is based on the question asked and requires a more complete context. This answer should not be relied upon to make a legal decision. Seek the advice of an experienced criminal defense attorney before acting. Law Offices of Raymond G. Wigell, Ltd. Defenders of the Constitution since 1975/ Aggressive Creative Defense Strategies/ Website: 24/7 --(708) 481-4800.


It appears that your prior criminal history prevents you from seeing your relative per the federal Bureau of Prisons regulations.

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