Asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: My fiance is 66 and disabled and has serious health issues. Is there any way I can get him medically released from jail

My boyfriend health issues are as follows. High Blood Pressure, COPD,Severe Back and knee problems, Arthritis, Sleep Apena and Congested Heart Failure. Is there any way he can get medically released because of his health

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John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr.
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX

A: MRIS is a program in the texas department of Corrections that allows for screening and movement into a more medically intensive environment for a prisoner. There is a process to get evaluated and then the Doctors and /or administrators decide what measures of care and/or even release, would be best for the inmate's health.

You need an experienced attorney to get through this process. Please be sure anyone you wish to work with has the full history of the inmate's crime, sentence, medical issues, and prognosis.

Good Luck!

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