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Because so much time had gone by since conviction I didn't.
Yes. And I didn't explain the Felony
No I didn't disclose Felony conviction in 2004. I have no problem disclosing this to the Sheriff Department, however the City may request information to make this decision. Can they? The sheriffs department denying my license...can they do that because of Felony. Or would they deny due to not stating it over 7 years ago? Can they deny me anyway even if they know what the felony was?
Dear XXXXX,Thank you for your follow up.I am afraid that this situation is extremely serious.Unfortunately, under California law, someone who is convicted of a felony is not qualified to possess a license to be a massage therapist, unless the person obtains a full pardon from the Governor for the felony conviction.Unfortunately, the city will notify the state and it is more than likely that the state will revoke your professional massage therapist license.Furthermore, the fact that you failed to disclose this felony conviction when you applied for your state license and your city license and continued to practice as massage therapist for several years, can expose you to civil and criminal liability.At this point, it is extremely important that you do not discuss this matter with anyone, until you have consulted and retained a local criminal defense / administrative law attorney and you should closely follow your local attorney's advice.I am sorry to deliver this tough news to you, but please do understand that I do have professional obligation to provide JustAnswer.com customers with correct answers, even when the answer is not favorable to the customer.I wish you the best of luck!
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