I was granted an extension to pay off the remaining balance ($1,100+) of my fees/fines for driving on a suspended license...

... after a DUI arrest that was reduced to a wet reckless. What can I do to have that due balance reduced (I've already paid off $400.00 so far) and is there any way I can still get that misdemeanor driving with a suspended license conviction reduced to an infraction? (I'm in CA, LA County)

Los Angeles, CA -

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Michael J Silveira

Michael J Silveira

Speeding / Traffic Ticket Lawyer - San Francisco, CA
Answered

You may consider putting the case on calendar and requesting the fine be converted to community service, although I am not sure what the LA court's position on this is.

You will likely not be able to reduce the misdemeanor to an infraction at this point.

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Andrew Stephen Roberts

Andrew Stephen Roberts

Speeding / Traffic Ticket Lawyer - Thousand Oaks, CA
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You cannot get it reduced at this time since you already pled guilty. It is probably too late already. You have to pay the fine indicated.

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