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We'll look at every aspect of your DUII charge to determine if your stop was valid and if law enforcement acted appropriately, so we can build a credible defense.
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Being charged with Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants in Oregon is a serious matter. A first-time conviction is considered a misdemeanor and carries numerous penalties, from jail time and probation to fines and license suspension.
The biggest impact of a DUII on your daily quality of life is from getting your license suspended. The first DUII offense will result in a one year license suspension. The second DUII offense will result in a 3 year suspension if it is your 2nd conviction within 5 years as well as the mandatory minimum sentencing of the first DUII (2 days in jail or 80 hours of community service work as well as a $1000 fine). A third DUII offense will result in a mandatory lifetime license suspension with no eligibility for a hardship permit. A fourth offense will result in a Class C felony under ORS 813.010(5)(a) if you have been convicted of 3 prior DUIIs within the past 10 years. A Felony DUII is categorized as a 6 on the sentencing grid. This means prison time if you have certain prior criminal offenses on your record.
Consequences become more serious for each repeat offense. After two convictions in a ten-year period, felony charges apply. Without an attorney by your side, you could be facing penalties that will hinder your ability to: