IMPORTANT

       

        If you are arrested for DUII, it is important that you take action quickly because the clock starts ticking immediately after you either take or refuse a breath, blood, or urine test. You only have 10 days to request a hearing to contest the suspension of your license under Oregon’s implied consent laws. You are entitled to a hearing before the suspension takes place and we are experienced at those hearings.

Our Attorneys Have The Experience You Need

       

        DUII law is far more complicated than you may believe. It is important to get experienced and knowledgeable representation so you can make informed decisions about your future. Our attorneys are experienced and knowledgeable, so much so, they teach other attorneys how to defend DUII cases. See www.drugdwiconsulting.com

 

        One attorney is a former police officer and drug recognition expert and three of our attorneys are former prosecutors, so they use their knowledge to your benefit.


DUII Law Generally Oregon

 

        In Oregon, you can be convicted for DUII if the State can prove your blood alcohol content is 0.08 percent or more by weight. That is referred to as a per se limit. However, you can also be convicted of DUII in Oregon if the state can prove you were under the influence of intoxicating liquor, cannabis, a controlled substance, an inhalant, or combination thereof while driving. In other words, if the State can prove you were impaired by certain substances while driving you can be convicted of DUII even if your blood alcohol content is below a .08 BAC. DUII law is far more complicated than this short synapsis so it is important that you consult with an attorney so you know your rights.

The Process

 

        What happens if you are arrested for DUII? It is important to understand that two separate processes begin when you are arrested for DUII. One is the criminal case that must be resolved through a court process. There is also a second process through the Department of Motor Vehicles that begins the moment you take a breath, blood, or urine test or refuse one or more of those tests.

DUII Arrest

Implied Consent Laws

(License Suspensions through DMV)

IID requirements, Hardship Permits, Etc.

Criminal Case

(Court Imposed Sanctions)

Jail, Fines, License Suspension, Diversion, Etc.

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