Patrick J. Silva

Silva & Silva

​Attorneys at Law

 *   17 Years of Top Level DUI Experience!
*   I Teach Other Lawyers DUI Defense!
*   Well Known & Respected in the Courts!
 

 

This is why I love what I do.  In fact, I train other DUI lawyers how to defend dui cases. My success is based on hard work, the desire to be the best, and MOST importantly the DETAILS of your case. If you would like a"real" dui lawyer call 909-888-7992  See my ONLINE REVIEWS HERE. 


 Inland Empire   909-888-7992      Redlands 909-798-1500      Riverside 951-779-1362       

Can I reduce a felony Dui to a misdemeanor?

Hello this is Attorney Patrick Silva with another answer to one of your frequently asked questions. Recently I was asked I had a felony Dui approximately 2008 can I get it reduced to a misdemeanor? The process of get a felony dui reduced to a misdemeanor is know as penal code 17b it allows you to reduce it from a felony down to a misdemeanor. After you have been successful at that time then you can move it from a misdemeanor down to expungement. Which in essence says, I am pulling back my guilty plea and entering a not guilty plea and the courts wiping it clean. So the short answer is yes it all depends on the facts of the case, did you complete your probation, have you had any other Dui’s since then, have you had any trouble in the law. Normally it can be accomplished, seek out an expungement lawyer someone who practices in that local court house and who practices expungement law. This is Attorney Patrick Silva, Have a Nice Day.