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Parole Experience


Since 2011, Reggie Garcia has provided legal counsel to state prison inmates seeking parole.  Below are actual case results:
  • Inmate serving a life sentence to get a two-year parole subsequent interview (September 2011);

  • Inmate serving a life sentence to also get a parole referral to Sumter C.I. for special programs and a two-year parole subsequent interview (August 2013);

  • Inmate serving a life sentence for two murders to get a parole referral to Wakulla C.I. for special programs (October 2013);

  • Inmate serving a life sentence to get a parole referral to Sumter C.I. for special programs and a two-year subsequent interview     (December 2013);

  • A Canadian inmate serving a life sentence for murder to get a parole referral to Charlotte C.I. for special programs and a four-year subsequent interview (June 2015);

  • A Tampa Bay inmate serving a life sentence for murder to get a parole referral to the Everglades C.I. FIU Program for special programming and an 18-month subsequent interview & (June 2015); and

  • Another Tampa Bay inmate serving a life sentence for murder to get a parole referral to Charlotte C.I. for special programs and a three-year subsequent interview (June 2015);

Please read my legal article called: Parole in Florida: What, Who, When and Why? Published in the Florida Defender magazine by the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in Winter 2013, and Chapters 4 and 8 of my book called How to Leave Prison Early: Florida Clemency, Parole and Work Release (Laurenzana Press, published January 30, 2015) for additional information on the parole process.

FLORIDA COMMISSION ON OFFENDER REVIEW


Visit the Florida Commission on Offender Review for Parole facts and frequently asked questions, including

Who Is Eligible For Parole:

All persons sentenced prior to October 1, 1983, or convicted of crimes committed prior to October 1, 1983, and not sentenced under Sentencing Guidelines, who receive a sentence, or cumulative sentence, of 12 months or more (with the exception of persons sentenced to death), or those persons convicted of crimes who were sentenced with a 25-year minimum mandatory with eligibility for parole after service of the mandatory portion of the sentence and who have satisfactory prison conduct.

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