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Felony vs. misdemeanor: What’s the difference?

Although some people use the terms felony and misdemeanor interchangeably, they don’t mean the same thing. Generally, a misdemeanor is a less serious crime than a felony. Misdemeanors usually involve smaller fines, temporary punishments, and jail time of less than a year. On the other hand, a felony is a more serious type of crime,…
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What crimes can be expunged?

Expungement is the process of erasing or sealing legal records of an arrest or crime. While most crimes can be expunged, some serious ones such as rape and murder can’t. Here’s a list of some of the crimes that can be expunged. Marijuana possession Robbery DUIs Misdemeanors Drug crimes Traffic violations Since the laws on…
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Why you should get your criminal record expunged

Once you’re convicted of a crime, you acquire a criminal record that can be accessed by potential employers, landlords, and members of the general record. Unfortunately, having a criminal record can diminish your quality of life. Therefore, you need to have your criminal record expunged so that the public can’t view it. Here are the…