Oregon DUI Information

Oregon DUI Information

“I’ve been arrested for DUI. What do I do now?”

  • Don’t panic. DUI arrests are common in Oregon. In fact, DUI arrests and DUI charges are some of the most common arrests and charges in the state. Faced with a DUI charge– as with any criminal charge– you’re going to need to decide whether or not you’re going to hire a DUI lawyer or DUI attorney. Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants is a complex legal topic. Defending DUI cases is best left to legal professionals because DUI penalties and DUI consequences for a conviction are serious. You don’t have to face a DUI without a lawyer. Looking for DUI information online makes sense and can’t hurt. But when you want to start looking at your options, retain an attorney.
  • Don’t delay. If you’ve been arrested or cited for DUI in Oregon, you only have 10-days to request a DMV Implied Consent Hearing.
    Start getting organized. Your attorney is going to need a copy of your Implied Consent Combined Report, a copy of the DUI citation, and a copy of the Intoxilyzer 8000 breath test report (if you have it).
  • Don’t speak with anyone about the case. As mentioned before, the DUI penalties and consequences for a DUI conviction are serious. Anything you say about the DUI case can and will be used against you. Speak only with your attorney about the case.

“How do I find the best DUI lawyer in Oregon
or the best DUI attorney near me?”

  • You can do some research on the Internet, and read their reviews.
  • Call 2-3 local DUI attorneys to schedule a consultation.
  • During the DUI consultation, ask the attorney about their experience and knowledge in DUI defense.
    Try to have your consultations in-person, if possible. While it is often more convenient to do a consultation by phone, much of communication is nonverbal. Therefore, you’ll get a better feel for the attorney by meeting them in-person.
  • Be prepared to spend $2,000 to $3,000 dollars on legal representation if it’s your first DUI. If it’s your second or third DUI, it will be more expensive.

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