Q: If my past felony charge is now legally a misdemeanor, does my record change? Or do I still need too expunge
A: It depends whether you received a Conviction or Supervision and also what other priors offenses are on your record. I suggest calling a lawyer in that county to look up your record and detemine if you are eligible for either an Expungment or to Seal your record.
A: First, your prior Felony does not turn into a Misdemeanor just because it is now a Misdemeanor offense. Second, it all depends on what happened with the Felony case and what the charge was to determine if you can have this matter expunged. Your best option is to contact an attorney and have that attorney review your criminal background to determine what can be done regarding your record. The sooner you contact an attorney, the better.
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