If I have prior felonies in one state and get a felony possession of a controlled substance in another state will that be held against me? 8 Answers as of December 27, 2013

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Lawrence Lewis
Lawrence Lewis | Lawrence Lewis, PC
Your record is your record. It follows you from state to state.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 12/27/2013
Hammerschmidt Broughton Law
Hammerschmidt Broughton Law | Mark A. Broughton
Yes, and the extent to which they will be held against you will depend on the nature of the convictions, the time since the convictions, and the facts in those cases.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 12/18/2013
Ascheman & Smith | Landon Ascheman
If they find out about it, yes.
Answer Applies to: Minnesota
Replied: 12/19/2013
Law Office of Eric Sterkenburg
Law Office of Eric Sterkenburg | Eric Sterkenburg
Priors in states outside of the state the current charges are in can be used against you in a new crime.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 12/16/2013
Jonathan Blecher, P.A.
Jonathan Blecher, P.A. | Jonathan Blecher
Out of state priors will effect sentencing.
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 12/16/2013
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