If Iwas charge withan aggravated DUI,how canI get a feloney off my record?

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If Iwas charge withan aggravated DUI,how canI get a feloney off my record?

Asked on December 15, 2011 under Criminal Law, Mississippi

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

If you were charged with an aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, most likely someone was significantly injured or there was substantial property damage or both stemming from the arrest that you are writing about.

I suggest that in order to try and get the current felony charge against you reduced to a misdemeanor, you retain an experienced criminal defense attorney to assist you as soon as possible. Potentially an experienced criminal defense attorney may get a settlement offer of a misdemeanor charge as to the incident that you were arrested for.

If you plead out to a felony, the only way you can get it off your record is to possibly bring a motion later on to expunge it. Expunging a felony conviction is difficult to do.


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