Legal Advice for “Felonies” — 198 results
Written by Avvo Staff, over 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
There are three classifications of crime: felonies, misdemeanors and infractions. Felonies of which are the most serious of the three. Crimes considered a felony
can include: aggravated... more
Written by attorney Sean Tabibian, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
There are eight basic steps to the felony process.
This is the very first court appearance you will have and it is the process by which a person is brought before a court to... more
Written by attorney Ronald Frey, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
THE ARRAIGNMENT ROOM In general, felony arraignments for Cuyahoga County are held at the Justice Center in Cleveland, Ohio. The arraignment room is located on floor twelve (12). It is a... more
Written by attorney Parag Shah, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Having a felony conviction can keep you from voting (for a period of time), sitting on a jury, or ever owning a firearm. Most importantly, it can keep you from getting a job. But there is... more
Written by attorney Paul J. Stablein, about 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Filing the Claim of Appeal Within 42 days of a felony conviction, the defendant must file what's called a Claim of Appeal with the Michigan Court of Appeals to preserve the right to appeal... more
Written by attorney Lori Laird, almost 3 years ago.
People often ask what is the difference between a felony and a misdemeanor. The short answer is the seriousness of the offense. But usually someone facing a criminal charge really wants to... more
Written by attorney Jennifer Raimo, 4 months ago.
This guide describes the stages of a felony trial from arrest to preliminary hearing in general district court or juvenile and domestic relations court to trial and sentencing in circuit... more
Written by attorney Elizabeth Hallock, 9 months ago.
A brief intro to vacating convictions, popularly known as 'record expungement.' Some forms are available online, but I always recommend hiring an attorney. Misdemeanors & Felonies Vacating... more
Written by attorney Philip Jacques, 9 months ago.
In Michigan, a felony case starts with a preliminary examination hearing in the district court that has jurisdiction over the area. Washtenaw County handles its felony cases in a different... more
Written by attorney James Garrett, about 1 year ago.
A felony conviction can carry lifelong consequences in addition to hefty prison sentences and fines. The origin of the word "felony" dates back to feudal England and committing a felony... more
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