GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Felony Record Duration Statistics

The average duration of a felony record in the United States is approximately seven years, but can vary greatly depending on the severity of the crime and individual circumstances.

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"In Florida, certain felonies are not eligible for expungement."

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"Federal felonies typically have a duration of 20 years before they can be sealed."

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"Washington state will expunge felony records 5 years post-sentence for non-violent crimes."

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"Felony records affect housing opportunities for up to 15 years."

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"40% of employers conduct background checks that reveal felony records older than 7 years."

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"Felony records can impact credit scores for up to 10 years."

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"In Ohio, non-violent felonies can be expunged after 3-5 years."

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"Tennessee allows for felony expungement 5 years after completing probation."

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"In Texas, felonies can be sealed 10 years after conviction."

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"In California, certain non-violent felony records can be sealed after 7 years."

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"Only 5 states automatically expunge felonies after a certain duration."

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"On average, the cost to seal a felony record is $500-$2,000."

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"The rate of recidivism decreases by 20% after a felony record is sealed."

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"More than 30 states have enacted laws to assist with felony record sealing."

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"In New York, most felony records are permanently on file unless expunged."

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"The average time to process a felony record sealing petition is 6 months."

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"Studies show employers are less likely to hire someone with a felony record older than 10 years."

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"15% of former felons have successfully sealed their records within 5 years."

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"The average felony record duration is 5-10 years in most U.S. states."

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"Approximately 70% of states allow for felonies to be expunged or sealed after a certain period."

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