How to get a felony removed from your record?

Question Details: I was convicted of a felony. At my first hearing I was offered a deferred sentence and my court appointed attorney did not tell me what that meant and I was very stupid and scared. I was ordered to pay restitution and I set up a wage garnishment but once the court fees were paid it stopped. They never carried it over to my restitution and I never paid attention to it. When I went back to court the judge was very angry and said that he was not accepting my ignorance and was not accepting the deferred sentence, so I now have a felony. I completed the probation and have paid all of the restitution back. I want to know if it is possible to get the felony removed or something? I have now received my paralegal degree and am having a very hard time finding work because of my record.

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