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I was arrested in 1993 for auto theft. My court lawer told

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I was arrested in 1993 for auto theft. My court lawer told me if i plead guilty i would only be charged with a class c misdemeanorn, unauthorized use of a motor vehical. Here 20 years later i find that in 1994 texas law defined a class c misdemeanor as a state jail felony. The wording felony information shows up on my background search. This reclassification after the fact has limited my ability to secure several job opportunities. Do i have any legal recourse to have this changed or has enough time lapsed to have the case expunged?
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