My husband had 3 NSF checks written for a total of $17.00 back in approximately 1980. Would they still be on his record as a felony? Misdemeanor? He is completing an application for employment and needs to know if he should check the box, "Have you ever been convicted of a felony?"
Unless he was charged with a criminal offense,went to court and was found guilty by plea or jury verdict, he would have no criminal record. A check of $17 would be a misdemeanor. Three checks of that amount may be charged as three separate misdemeanors. However, he cannot be convicted in his absences.
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Those amounts are not felonies. And, if he wasn't charged and convicted before about 1986 or so, then the statute of limitations has long since lapsed. So, unless that's the case, there are no "convictions" of any kind for this issue.
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