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I was convicted of a misdemeanor many years ago. I am being

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I was convicted of a misdemeanor many years ago. I am being asked to fill out a juror qualification questionnaire and one question asks have I been convicted of a felony I should answer no, correct? My understanding is a felony conviction and a misdemeanor conviction are two different things.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Roger replied 6 years ago.

Hi - my name is XXXXX XXXXX I'm a litigation attorney here to assist you.


Yes, that's correct. A misdemeanor is a minor offense while a felony is a serious crime that usually results in jail time.


So long as you haven't been convicted of a felony, your answer is correct.

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