Advocating for New York State criminal justice reform and inmate families since 2003
Headquartered in Fairport, NY, Cheryl L. Kates, Esq., specializes in parole preparation, appeals, and Tier 3 ticket appeals against the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
Cheryl L. Kates, Esq.
P.O. Box 734
Fairport, NY 14450
Monday - Friday
9AM - 5PM
Areas of Practice
Cheryl submits plans for individuals preparing to face the Parole Board. In NYS, inmates are not afforded counsel at Parole Board hearings. The plan covers all of the statutory mandated criteria the Parole Board reviews to determine if an inmate is eligible for discretionary release. Work on a parole plan should begin approximately 6 months prior to an inmate’s scheduled appearance. Plans are individually prepared.
PAROLE ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS
When you receive a parole denial you must exhaust your administrative remedies by filing a parole appeal before proceeding to an Article 78.
This is filed in a NYS Supreme Court to challenge a Parole Board determination.
APPELLATE DIVISION APPEALS
Parole appeals only.
PAROLE REVOCATION MATTERS
Cheryl handles all matters pertaining to parole after release.
habeas corpus relating to parole
Connect with Cheryl
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