Q: Can a person who is a convicted felon enter into a contract when their crime involved fraud?
A: They are definitely allowed to enter into contracts, but I would think twice before forming a contract with someone who has committed fraud in the past.
A: There is no law that I know of to disqualify a felon to enter into a contract. However, as my colleague Mr. Scott indicated, why would you entertain the idea? Be careful.
A: Yes. In fact, they often do. They are pretty sneaky and slick about the whole process. This is why it is best to investigate the other party as much as you can prior to entering into a contract. It is amazing what a google search can tell you.
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