Felony Defense Attorney in Central Ohio
Felony offenses are sometimes further classified by the degree of the felony (class A, 1st degree, etc). Crimes commonly listed as felonies include murder, kidnapping, armed robbery, embezzlement, rape, treason, fraud, grand theft, arson, racketeering, some instances of drug possession, and the fourth O.V.I. conviction. In addition to punishment, felons can also lose rights such as the right to vote, the right to run for public office, the right to obtain certain licenses, and the right to own or purchase firearms. A conviction will also make it more difficult to find reliable or meaningful employment.