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What Does Felony Dismissal Date Mean?

As felons know, whether they are new to the legal system or have been through it before, there are certain steps that take place early in the process. One of these steps is the formal presentation of the charges in court, called a felony indictment. Please see the earlier blog post What Does Felon...
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Civilian Rights Finding Employment Legal Issues

Will a Felony Get Me Fired?

Will a felony get me fired
As felons know, having a criminal record creates a huge challenge in finding a job after incarceration ends.  Even though the formal sentence may be finished, the aftereffects linger for years. The good news though is that there are employers who will hire felons. Once felons get a job, it would ...
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Civilian Rights Legal Issues

How Will a DUI Affect My Life?

How will a DUI Affect my life
The most common criminal offense in the U.S. is a DUI.  For those with a DUI on their record they probably know how troubling this can be. As someone who has this charge against them, when they got their DUI they probably didn’t think about whether it was a misdemeanor or a felony. There is [&h...
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Legal Issues

How Can a Felony be Expunged?

How can a felony be expunged
As felons know, a federal conviction can follow them for the rest of their life as long as it remains on their record. The previous blog post covered how to apply for clemency as a means of eliminating the consequences of having a felony even though the conviction remains on their record. Another ...
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Government Programs Legal Issues

How to Apply for Clemency

How to apply for clemency
Felons know how challenging it can be as they move forward in life with a felony on their record. It seems like the conviction penalties follow them no matter what they do and affects all aspects of their life from finding a job, to obtaining housing, continuing their education, or obtaining a loa...
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