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In criminal law, felonies signify severe offenses with significant legal consequences.

What is a Felony?


  • Serious Offense: Felonies surpass misdemeanors, involving violence or financial harm.
  • Penalties: Conviction can lead to over one year of imprisonment, fines, and severe consequences.

Examples of Felonies

  • Violent Crimes: Murder, assault with intent to cause harm, and robbery.
  • Drug Trafficking: Large-scale drug activities or manufacturing controlled substances.
  • White-Collar Crimes: Fraud, embezzlement, and other financial offenses.

Distinction from Misdemeanors


  • More Serious: Felonies carry harsher penalties than misdemeanors.
  • Complex Proceedings: Legal processes involve grand juries and extensive court proceedings.

Consequences of a Felony Conviction

Legal Ramifications

  • Loss of Rights: Convicted felons may lose voting and firearm possession rights.
  • Employment Challenges: Difficulty finding jobs due to the felony stigma.

Long-Term Impact

  • Criminal Record: Permanent records affecting various life aspects.
  • Social Stigma: Facing isolation and prejudice due to the criminal history.

Legal Defense for Felonies

Professional Representation

  • Avoid Self-Incrimination: Do not speak to anyone without Mr. Bihar present to prevent self-incrimination.
  • Strategic Defense: Mr. Bihar crafts a defense tailored to your case.
  • Negotiation Opportunities: We explore plea bargains to potentially reduce charges or penalties.

Facing felony charges is serious. Contact Roberto A. Bihar, PLLC immediately for professional legal counsel. Your rights matter, and we are here to protect them.