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If Found guilty Of a Misdeameaner and apeal...

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7 May 2013

If Found guilty Of a Misdeameaner and apeal and Lose the apeal, does my misdemener then become a felony?
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7 May 2013
Thomas Swartz
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Hello PLCUSTOMER, No. The classification of a crime does not change if you lose an appeal. The appeals court will either affirm you conviction as it stands, or it will reverse your conviction. But the status of the conviction as a misdemeanor will stay the same. Thomas
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