Is a DUI a felony or misdemeanor in California?

Answer Most drivers in California arrested for DUI (driving under the influence) are charged with a misdemeanor. However, a district attorney can pursue a felony conviction in some situations. If the offe... Read More »

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How to Reduce a Felony Charge to a Misdemeanor in California?

People convicted of felony charges often face lifetime complications, like difficulty finding a job and gaining certification for certain state licensed professions. However, California law does pr... Read More »

Is drug trafficking a felony or misdemeanor?

Drug trafficking is a felony. A felony conviction comes with no less than a year of imprisonment. Depending on the amount and types of drugs involved and how many prior offences the accused has, th... Read More »

Is resisting arrest a felony or misdemeanor?

According to the American Bar Association, resisting arrest remains a misdemeanor offense. A criminal who verbally threatens, physically attacks or struggles against his arresting officer may face ... Read More »

Can a felony become a misdemeanor charge?

On One Hand: It Is PossibleYou can sometimes turn a felony into a misdemeanor if you or your attorney can successful plea bargain with the prosecution to allow you to plead guilty to a lesser charg... Read More »