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The legal help you need to move past your felony

As we’re all aware, a single felony can change the trajectory of your live. Whether you are trying to get a job or rent a home, your past catches up to you quickly.

We’ve put together a comprehensive legal hub to make navigating the legal system easy.

Our content makes it easy to understand and utilize the legal system so that you can get your life back on track and start living the life you deserve to live.

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We recommend talking to a specific attorney based on the following areas of help that you need:

Expungement Attorney: The Felony on your record is the cause of your problems and we’ve proudly partnered with people that can help get rid of it. Whether you’re looking to have your record sealed, expunged, or pardoned, this is the best resource to help you understand your options. To speak with an expungement attorney, click here.

DUI Attorney: If you’ve been convicted of or are facing legal charges for a DUI, it’s best to get an attorney to limit the impact the charge will have.

Wrongful Termination:  If you have been hired at an employer and let go due to your criminal record, there’s a chance that you have a case. We suggest that you speak with a wrongful termination attorney.

Criminal Defense Attorney: If you’ve been convicted of or are facing criminal charges, it’s best to speak with someone other than an assigned public defender. We suggest that you speak with a criminal defense attorney.

Bankruptcy Attorney:  If you’re facing a large amount of debt and you can’t pay it off, it may make sense for you to speak with a bankruptcy attorney. We suggest that you speak with a bankruptcy attorney.

Divorce Attorney: It’s never an ideal situation when it comes to divorce, but sometimes a criminal history has done irreversible damage. We suggest that you speak with a divorce attorney. 

Personal Injury Attorney: If you’ve been injured by someone and it caused pain and suffering, you may have a case for a personal injury lawyer.  We suggest that you speak with a personal injury attorney.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the folks behind Felonyrecordhub.com?


After researching to assist family members (who dealt with felonies) with finding work, we realized the lack of felony job information on the internet and

self-published Jobs For Felons – 1st Edition which has been shared at numerous inmate facilities and reentry programs across the nation.

Using what we learned in writing that text, we developed this website as a free resource to help those waning to get back on their feet after being set back by a felony.

Should I Disclose my Felony(ies) on an Application?


This is purely a judgment call, but we advise you to disclose your record to your potential employers during the application process.

The reason is that if you don’t disclose a felony and get hired, they can revoke your employment at any time for lying on your application. This means that if they randomly run a background check on you six months from now, you can lose your job.

Or, even worse, you’ll be up for a promotion and the company may run a background check before the promotion is official. If that background check comes back with something your employer doesn’t like, they’ll be able to terminate you.

What Types of Jobs Should I Avoid Applying to?


Typically you’ll want to avoid job types that require licenses by the state or on a federal level as they aren’t usually felony friendly. This is because, in most (not all) cases, you won’t be able to get approval for your license to pursue employment.

Because of this, the applications you submit aren’t worth your time because the governing body of your state won’t let you work anyway, regardless of if the company is hiring people.

Will it be Difficult to Get a Job?


Yes, it’s going to be difficult to get a job and there will be plenty of times when you’ll want to quit. But notice we stated it will be difficult to get a job, not impossible.

After years of reviewing jobs that hire felons, we’ve found that the best way to succeed is to be consistent and stay positive about your job search. Don’t let one frustrating situation (having a job offer rescinded, being told no because of your felony, etc.) impact your mentality.

Should I Apply to Large of Small Companies?


While we do have a list of large companies that hire felons, it’s always on a case-by-case basis and there are many variables at play. Our advice is to spend most of your time applying to medium and small businesses.

This is because these businesses are more likely to skip the background check due to cost and typically don’t have a Human resources department with policies in place. You can see our full list of companies that hire felons here.

Can I Get a Job With a Sexual or Violent Felony Offense?


Yes, you can! But, it’s likely that your job search is going to be more difficult than other types of felony charges.

This is due to the nature of the felony and even many felony friendly employers will look at you as a potential threat to their employees. While that may not be the truth, anticipate having to fill out more applications than others.

We know this isn’t the positive news you’re hoping for, but second chance jobs still have restrictions at times.

Can a Felon Drive For Uber?


In most cases, no. A felon can not work for Uber (or Lyft) because they won’t pass the background check.

However, we have seen many instances where people we’ve referred to the company to apply have been granted employment. Sometimes they have a misdemeanor, and other times a felony, but we’ve been surprised what’s gotten through before.

Can a Felon Work For the Government?


Having a felony conviction does not preclude you from getting hired by the government. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) (This is the government hiring agency) determines the offenses you committed to determining suitability for employment.

However, generally, there are no prohibitions against employment. Factors that are considered include the duties that are related to the positions for which you have applied, the nature and date for any misconduct, and evidence of rehabilitation.

What are the Highest Paying Jobs For Felons?


When people have a criminal background they think that the jobs they’re able to get have to be low paying. While it is easy to get a low paying job, with or without a felony record, there are many high paying jobs for felons that most people would be envious of.

While it will require hard work, we’ve created a list of 11 ideas to help you find something that’ll make you financially stable for years to come.

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This website was created by a few folks who have personally watched their loved ones struggle to get a job due to having a felony.

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