Reduction of Felonies to Misdemeanors

Misdemeanor or Felony? We'll Fight To Reduce Charges.

Raleigh, North Carolina, Criminal Defense Lawyer

Often, the single most important thing your criminal defense attorney can do for you is fight to reduce your felony charges down to a misdemeanor offense. The difference in the outcome can mean the difference between a lengthy time in prison and a fine and/or community service.

We don't roll over for the prosecutor. Your future is too important.

Roberts Law Group, PLLC will work hard to help you get the best possible outcome if you have been charged with a felony. A reduction to a misdemeanor offense may even be possible after you have already accepted an agreement to plead guilty to a felony charge. As a former Assistant District Attorney, attorney Patrick Roberts has extensive experience evaluating alleged felony offenses. We use that experience to do everything possible to help you avoid a felony conviction and the serious penalties that come with it.

Our goal is to do everything possible to prevent a felony conviction on your record. If you are worried about the outcome of your case, talk to us about our experience. We can make a difference in your case.

We Will Fight To Reduce the Charge

If you have been charged with a felony, don't assume that you don't have any options. An experienced felony criminal defense attorney knows how the system works and can work with the prosecutor to make sure that the charges fit the alleged crime. You may be able to strike a misdemeanor plea bargain deal, regardless of your original felony charge.

Contact our offices to discuss the charges you are facing. Even if you have already accepted a plea bargain, don't hesitate to call. There are often legal strategies that the DA will accept.

North Carolina vs. M.W.
Charge: Charge: Robbery with A Dangerous Weapon (4 Counts), First Degree Burglary, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with A Dangerous Weapon
Facing: 12 - 17 years in prison
Result: Dismissed

An incarcerated defendant accused our client of participating in the robbery of a group of youth at a party. We were able to raise doubt as to the credibility of this individual. In the end, the prosecutor dismissed these charges, citing a lack of evidence.