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Reduction of a Felony to a Misdemeanor

The Court, upon application, may reduce certain felony convictions to a misdemeanor.  Note that although a felony conviction is reduced by court order to a misdemeanor, it may count as a felony prior offense for certain purposes.
The local form, "Petition for Reduction of Felony to Misdemeanor pursuant to provision of Penal Code section 17," can be obtained from any court location.  For more information, please see the Resource Center webpage.
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