What is a Wobbler and May a Felony Be Changed to a Misdemeanor?

You may have heard the term “wobbler” in the context of someone facing a felony charge?  What does this mean?  Why are some felonies considered “wobblers” and some are not?  How does one ask the judge to reduce a felony to a wobbler?  When will a judge do so? Click on the following link to read answers to these questions –


What is a Wobbler?

Many clients think that all felonies can be reduced to misdemeanors, perhaps not recognizing that murder is a felony.  There are plenty of other very serious crimes that cannot be charged as misdemeanors either.  However, many can be charged as either a felony or a misdemeanor (a wobbler).  Click on the attached article to read more about wobblers – http://www.greghillassociates.com/lawyer-attorney-1912505.html.