In general, there are two types of cases that involve incarcerated individuals.
The first type of case generally filed by incarcerated individuals are cases involving “Writs of Habeas Corpus.” In this type of case, an incarcerated individual seeks to review their underlying criminal conviction. If you need forms or documents to assist an incarcerated individual to collaterally attack their conviction, press the “Habeas Corpus” button.
The second type of case generally filed by incarcerated individuals are cases in which the incarcerated person alleges that their civil rights have been, or are, being violated in some way due to the conditions of their confinement. If you need assistance helping an incarcerated person file a case alleging that their civil rights have, or are, being violated, please press the “Inmate Civil Rights Litigation” button.