Criminal Law

Criminal Law Questions? Ask a Criminal Lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Criminal Law
This answer was rated:

i was convicted of a 10851 and will possibly be reduced to

a midemeanor my attorney says...
i was convicted of a 10851 and will possibly be reduced to a midemeanor my attorney says i will be able to own a gun again is this true
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Answered in 2 hours by:
2/1/2011
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq., Attorney at Law
Category: Criminal Law
Satisfied Customers: 16,723
Experience: Experienced Licensed Attorney / Criminal Law Mentor
Verified
Hello. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will be glad to help you.

When were you convicted?
Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Customer reply replied 6 years ago
9/22/2010
Yes it can be possibly reduced to misdemeanor and later discharged in California if this is your first offense.


Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Customer reply replied 6 years ago
i know it can be reduced i needed to know if my attorney was correct in saying i would be able to own a gun again after the charge was reduced and my probation was over
Yes. Because you would not have felony conviction on your record.


Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Customer reply replied 6 years ago

in the Penal code section 1203.4 for expungement it states, and i qoute,

"Dismissal of an accusation or information pursuant to this section does not permit a person to own, possess, or have in his or her custody or control any firearm or to prevent his or her conviction under Section 12021." does this not apply to me due to the fact that it will be reduced to a misdemeanor without expungement or am i just confusing myself

You are not getting an expungement, you are getting a charge reduced to a misdemeanor.

 

 

If you are satisfied with my answer, I would appreciate if you would click on the accept button.
Please keep in mind if you already made a deposit or on a monthly subscription plan you will not incur any additional charges, but I will only be compensated for my time and effort only if you click on ACCEPT.
Bonus and Positive Feedback are always appreciated. Thank you and good luck!

 

 

 

Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq., Attorney at Law
Category: Criminal Law
Satisfied Customers: 16,723
Experience: Experienced Licensed Attorney / Criminal Law Mentor
Verified
Alex J. Esq. and 87 other Criminal Law Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Ask Alex J. Esq. Your Own Question
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq., Attorney at Law
Category: Criminal Law
Satisfied Customers: 16,723
16,723 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Experienced Licensed Attorney / Criminal Law Mentor

Alex J. Esq. is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Your Expert advise has provided insight on a difficult situation. Thank you so much for the prompt response. I will definitely recommend your website to my friends.

NormaPensacola, FL

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

3,175 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

2,014 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including criminal law.

LawTalk

LawTalk

Lawyer

1,815 satisfied customers

30 years legal experience

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

1,812 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

Nate

Nate

Lawyer

1,736 satisfied customers

Over 10 years of criminal defense practice.

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

1,623 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney with 29 yrs. exp. in criminal law

AttorneyTom

AttorneyTom

Lawyer

1,242 satisfied customers

Attorney

< Previous | Next >

Related Criminal Law Questions
I was charged with possession of marijuana misdemeanor
Okay I was charged with possession of marijuana misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia misdemeanor two counts of child endangerment misdemeanor what is worse … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
27,495 satisfied customers
Can I get a 2005 felony conviction expunged with a 1994
Can I get a 2005 felony conviction expunged with a 1994 misdemeanor conviction in NC … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
175 satisfied customers
I had a felony record expunged last year. The time of my
I had a felony record expunged last year. The time of my release from jail was 10-20-2009 in San Diego. I have moved to Iowa 2 years ago. I am aware that i need to look into information from the count… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
34,659 satisfied customers
My friend has a previous gun charge it was a misdemeanor but
My friend has a previous gun charge it was a misdemeanor but now is being charged with aggravated assault … read more
Nisha Jones, Esq.
Nisha Jones, Esq.
Juris Doctorate
1,342 satisfied customers
HOW TO GET ADULT RECORD EXPUNGED, RECEIVED EXPUNGMENT AS
HOW TO GET ADULT RECORD EXPUNGED, RECEIVED EXPUNGMENT AS TEEN. I FIND IT EASIER TO SPEAK ON THE PHONE, IF YOU CAN CALL ME, MY NO IS(###) ###-####… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
Can you have misdemeanors expunged from one's record after 5
Can you have misdemeanors expunged from one's record after 5 years? My son had 2 disturbing the peace convictions when he was young and foolish. This seems to be keeping him from getting a decent job.… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
In 1997 I plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge, I believe it
In 1997 I plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge, I believe it may have been domestic violence. I am not sure. I ran a criminal background check on myself from "USA Criminal Backgound Checks". The repor… read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
175 satisfied customers
I was charged with a misdemeanor regarding an assault I just
I was charged with a misdemeanor regarding an assault I just had back surgery with metal implants in the person would not let me go I ended up having to defend myself so he would not only down a set o… read more
Michael J, Esq.
Michael J, Esq.
Solo Practicioner
Doctoral Degree
3 satisfied customers
Would a misdemeanor from 1991 in California show in my
Hi! Would a misdemeanor from 1991 in California show in my livescan report? … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
175 satisfied customers
I was convicted of a misdemeanor in 1959. Also I pleaded no
I was convicted of a misdemeanor in 1959. Also I pleaded no contest to a shop lifting charge of taking a roll of film about 20 years ago. What can I do to get these off my record?… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
I plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence
I plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence in July 2001. Is it possible to get my 2nd amendment right reinstated?… read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
175 satisfied customers
If a charge of forgery is expunged, can a charge of fraud be
if a charge of forgery is expunged, can a charge of fraud be used in its place? … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
27,495 satisfied customers
I tried to buy a gun about 3 years ago and was denied and
I tried to buy a gun about 3 years ago and was denied and after going back and reading the application I realized I may have said no on a question I probably should had said yes so I call my attorney … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
175 satisfied customers
Can someone own a BB gun co2 air gun while a restraining
Can someone own a BB gun co2 air gun while a restraining order case is open in state of Florida?… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
30,244 satisfied customers
If my charge was converted from a felony to a misdemeanor,
If my charge was converted from a felony to a misdemeanor, how long do I have to wait to seal it? Where my rights for voting, passports, and guns automatically restored? The charges are in Ripley Coun… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
1,812 satisfied customers
I am trying to find out if misdemeanor theft can be expunged
I am trying to find out if misdemeanor theft can be expunged in MD … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
175 satisfied customers
I was turned down for a gun purchase for a misdemeanor I had
I was turned down for a gun purchase for a misdemeanor I had 22 years ago. I had a 242 pc and a 12031(a). I noticed that I didnt meet the criteria for 12031(a) as I was pulled over with a loaded gun i… read more
Thelawman2
Thelawman2
Doctoral Degree
1,240 satisfied customers
Can i have my gun rights restored with a misdemeanor
can i have my gun rights restored with a misdemeanor domestic violence charge that happened 28 years ago … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
175 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x