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Updated: 
December 20, 2017

What is the definition of a felony?

A felony under Federal law is a crime that is punishable by a prison sentence of more than one year.1 In New Hampshire, a felony is generally a crime committed by a person that is punishable by a sentence of more than one year in jail.2

1 18 USC § 3559
2 RSA § 625:9(III)