well that's what I mean. How can they use it to attack your credibility? so they CAN use a criminal conviction against you ?
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX following up with me. Here is the applicable federal rule: http://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/fre/rule_609 I hope this is helpful to you. Loren
why would it be a federal rule? its a state civil case?
Where did you get my name?
Actually federal laws say you can use criminal past to attack credibility but see here in MT law
Rule 609. Impeachment by evidence of conviction of crime. For the purpose of attacking the credibility of a witness, evidence that the witness has been convicted of a crime is not admissible.
so I am trying to get the facts...
hmm so state to state it is different. ok thanks, XXXXX XXXXX CA civil? do they go with the federal or ?
ok thanks, XXXXX XXXXX new question
Once you become a 'felon' does that include felony misdemeanors? Do you lose your passport forever?
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX following up. There is no such thing as a felony misdemeanor. Felony and misdemeanor are two classifications of crimes. With regard to a passport, that is something that would depend on if the felon was still on probation and what the person was convicted of. For more information you would have to contact the US Department of State with more information about the felon. See the following link: http://travel.state.gov/ Thank you. Loren
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