Legal Question in Criminal Law in California

I have a pending case with a felony code HS11379(a) and i am a first time offender. Why was i charged for a felony and not a misdemeanor like the california health & safety code says?

Asked on 7/26/09, 1:40 am

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Terry A. Nelson Nelson & Lawless
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Don't know why, and it doesn't matter what you or I think. Your focus should be on defending the charges against you, whatever they are. If you have defenses and valid legal arguments, your attorney will use them appropriately in Motions or at trial. If serious about getting legal help in this, feel free to contact me.

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7/26/09, 10:43 pm

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