In-Person Attorney Visits Procedure

In-Person Attorney Visits Procedure 

Effective immediately as a temporary procedure, the following will be implemented for in-person attorney visits to be conducted seven (7) days per week as more fully described below.  The Operations Unit supervisors will be responsible for compliance with all aspects of this directive and for maintaining a log book documenting all requested and completed attorney visits.

Attorney visits will be scheduled for one (1) hour blocks during the below described time periods. Only one (1) attorney visit will be conducted at any time. All attorney visits must be requested at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the requested date via email to jail-attorney-visits@nassaucountyny.onmicrosoft.com. All attorney visits will be confirmed or denied due to scheduling conflict by email within twenty-four (24) hours of receipt. Once scheduled, attorneys will be directed to arrive at the designated time with appropriate identification.  Every attorney will be required to complete a COVID screening form at the time of the visit, will be required to wear a face covering or mask, and will be required to maintain proper social distancing for the entirety of the visit. The COVID screening forms shall be maintained by the Operations Unit supervisors in case of the need for contact tracing at a later time.  Attorneys will be permitted to bring materials necessary for the visit into the facility and all such materials are subject to search.  All attorneys shall be searched with a magnetometer by Operations Unit staff prior to commencement of the visit.

Monday-Friday

9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. (4 visit periods)

7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. (2 visit periods)

 

Saturday-Sunday

9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. (4 visit periods)

6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. (2 visit periods)