Felony Offense Law and Legal Definition

Felony offense is defined as "any federal, state, or local offense, other than the explosive or firearms possession or trafficking offense, punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, regardless of whether a criminal charge was brought, or a conviction obtained." United States v. White, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 25063, 6-7 (11th Cir. Ga. Nov. 16, 2009)