What is a felony crime

Is a serious crime, under federal law and many state statutes as any offense punishable by death or imprisonment excess of 1 year.

Under the early Common Law, felonies crimes are involving moral turpitude, in which violated the moral standards of a community. However, crimes that did not involve mortal turpitude became included in the definition of a felony. Many state statutes has list various classes of felonies with penalties commensurate with the gravity of the offense. 

Felony include:

  • Murder
  • Rap
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Manslaughter
  • Felony Assault
  • Kidnapping
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Arson
  • Grand Larceny
  • Sale or manufacturing of drugs
  • Treason
  • Animal cruelty
  • Tax Evasion

Federal felonies may include, but are not limited to:

  • Bank Fraud
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Forgery
  • Embezzlement
  • Healthcare Fraud

Felony matters can have tremendously negative effects on your life in the San Diego area. If you face trial, charges, or other felony matters, do not risk your life with a public attorney. Rely on the over 25 years experience of us at Law Office of Thomas P Matthews by calling today.

 

 

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