Felony reduction is the process of turning what was once a felony conviction into a misdemeanor conviction. It is a legal process that can be applied to many Class C felonies under Oregon law. It can happen even years after the initial conviction. Felony reduction is most useful for convictions that cannot be set aside…

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Convictions for felony vehicle crimes cannot be set aside, but they can be reduced to misdemeanors. Oregon Revised Statute 161.705 allows a Class C Felony to be reduced to a Class A Misdemeanor. Felony reduction to misdemeanor applies to convictions for criminal as well as vehicle crimes. Once a felony conviction is properly reduced to…

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