Life After a Felony

Life can be difficult when you have a felony on your record, but it is not impossible to create a good living after a felony conviction. Depending on the nature of your felony, you may face restrictions on where you live and work. Additionally, you may face social stigmas and potential prejudice due to your record. Despite the tremendous obstacles, it is important to not give up in your attempts to reinvent yourself.

Getting used to life after a felony will take some time. You will not be eligible for most jobs that require a license (see How a Felony May Affect Employment) and you will not be able to own a gun or vote in some states. Don