Inmate & Family Issues

Getting a Felon’s Voting Rights Restored in Massachusetts

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, but that right can be lost if you’re a convicted felon. It’s up to the each state to decide their laws about restoring rights. The laws for Massachusetts include:

If You’re Charged

If you’ve been charged with a crime, but have not yet been convicted, you maintain your right to vote even if you are in… Read more

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Massachusetts Marijuana Laws

Decriminalizing Marijuana doesn’t always mean it is completely legal. In some cases, such as in Massachusetts, possession of less than an ounce is no longer a crime but is now a civil offense.

Possession

It is a civil offense to possess one ounce or less of Marijuana. If found guilty the fine is $100. In addition, the state cannot suspend or revoke the driver’s license of someone convicted… Read more