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Felony Assault P.C. 245 dropped to Misdemeanor throuch Penal Code 17 B can be dropped to a an infraction? Help Wanted!!!!!!!!!!

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Can my felony assault p.c. 245 that was dropped to a misdemeanor through p.c
17 b motion, Be dropped to an infraction? and is there penal code that allows me to drop my misdemeanor to an infraction if I hire a lawyer to file a motion?

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In order to reduce a misdemeanor to an infraction, it first of all has to be a crime that CAN be reduced to an infraction. 245 is not one of them.

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Typically in order to obtain an infraction, your attorney must negotiate with the prosecutor prior to you pleading guilty and obtain an agreement to reduce a case to an infraction at a future date or at the time you enter the plea. There is no such thing as a P.C. 245 as an infraction.

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Probably not

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