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I was convicted of a felony charge in 2000 for recieving 2

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I was convicted of a felony charge in 2000 for recieving 2 dui within 5 years. I now want to know if i can ever petition the court to have this reduced to a misdemeanor. I have not recieved any other charges since 2000.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Hammer O'Justice replied 7 years ago.
Hello.

Unfortunately, there's nothing you can do to get the charges reduced. If you want to try to get them off of your record, you would have to apply for a pardon. You are eligible to apply if it has been at least five years since your sentence was completed (not since the date of conviction). The pardon packet that you would need to complete is located here:

http://www.in.gov/idoc/files/pardonpacket.pdf