Kyle Johansen

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    How to Rent an Apartment with a Felony

    Sometimes, life isn’t fair. The Fair Housing Act protects a variety of potential tenants from being discriminated against, but having a felony is not among those protected classes. Having a felony on your record means that a landlord can reject your application simply because you made a mistake, and now it’s left a permanent stain. But even with a felony…

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    How to Get a Job with a Felony: 10 Tips

    If you’ve committed a felony and have served your time, you’re elated to have your freedom, but you probably get down when you have to think about getting a job. You aren’t alone. One out of every ten people in the United States has a felony on their record. Most of these people all find jobs, but it’s up to…

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    State Burglary Laws

    Burglary and robbery are often confused or used interchangeably, but each constitutes a different crime. One of the main differences between the two crimes is that a robbery can take place anywhere, while burglary involves illegally entering a structure. Both crimes are two of the most commonly committed felonies. The third crime in this category is theft. For a robbery…

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    When Does Vandalism Become a Felony?

    Is vandalism a felony? While it may seem like a petty crime, the act of vandalism can often be considered a felony. There are many different forms of vandalism, and the range of punishments scales with the amount of damage caused. Vandalism is one of the most common felonies that are committed each year, and it’s important to understand the…

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    14 of the Most Common Felonies

    Committing a felony crime can put a black mark on your record that could potentially last a lifetime. Unfortunately, as serious as a felony crime is, they are widespread, and often the guilty party has no idea that they are committing a felony. So, to help sort it all out, below is a list of 14 of the most common…

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