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    Is Disorderly Conduct a Crime?

    According to federal regulations, "A person commits disorderly conduct when they cause public nuisance, violence, alarm intentionally, or if they cause risk recklessly."

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    Can I Get a Passport with a Felony?

    Traveling as a Felon If you have a felony on your criminal record, you may wonder how your past conviction affects your ability to travel. Contrary to popular belief, having a felony will not affect your ability to travel abroad. Keep in mind, there are still other reasons the U.S. Department of State could deny you a passport, such as…

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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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    Everything You Need to Know About Assault Charges

    An assault can be defined as causing a person physical harm, imposing upon them unwanted physical contact, or threatening or attempting to do so.

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    How Do You Pick a Good Lawyer?

    If you are a convicted felon, a lawyer can help you greatly. It is difficult to argue your case against a team of experienced government prosecutors, in the first place. Because of this, many people will pay the lawyer retainer fee or the average attorney hourly rate to get professional representation. In fact, the rise of no win, no pay…

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    What You Need to Know About Money Laundering

    During early 2019, many media outlets covered the Lori Loughlin money laundering case. The now-infamous actress bribed officials at the University of Southern California. In turn, Loughlin and her husband expected them to admit their daughters to the school as athletes. The problem is, however, that money laundering is a serious charge that hundreds, if not thousands, of Americans face.…

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    Consequences of a Felony Conviction & Your Rights as a Felon

    A felony charge results in much more severe penalties than those of misdemeanors. Because of this, punishments are going to be longer, fines will be higher, and there are consequences that will follow through the rest of a felon's life - such as loss of rights and stigmas.

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    Currently Housed Inmates and Early Release

    The criminal justice system punishes wrongdoers for their crimes. Equally as important, the objective behind incarcerating felons revolves around making them better people that will not commit the same offenses in the future. Because of this, currently housed inmates might walk out free or successfully reduce their sentence after they demonstrate good behavior. Prisoners who are guilty of all types…

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    Know Your Rights at a Traffic Stop

    We all know that drop in your stomach when you see blue and red lights flashing and start to hear a siren. In the moment, it’s easy to get caught up in the nervousness of the situation, but it’s important to be aware of your rights to ensure that they aren’t being violated and to keep you safe and out…

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    Is Assault and Battery a Felony?

    Here's the details on how these crimes are charged and penalized for most assault and battery convictions.

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