Felony

What does Felony mean?

A felony is a criminal offense committed against another individual or their property. A felony is a serious criminal offense and is generally punishable by more than one year in prison, fines or death. Common felonies include felony assault, which is generally assault with a deadly weapon, rape, arson, murder and assault and battery, which is generally accompanied with a weapon.

Felonies can also be classified by degrees. For instance, first degree murder is considered murder which is premeditated and has a more severe penalty than second degree murder. If you have been charged with a felony it is important to talk to a criminal lawyer. Felonies can have high penalties, and a criminal conviction can make it difficult to find employment.

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Criminal Law Attorneys near Ashburn VA

Law Offices of Randall Sousa

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2920 District Ave
Ste. 524 Fairfax, VA 22031

B.R. Hicks, PC

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5429 Backlick Rd
Ste 110 Springfield, VA 22151

The Flynn Law Firm

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2045 15th Street North
Arlington, VA 22201

Carleton Penn III

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4103 Chain Bridge Road
Suite 100 Fairfax, VA 22030

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