Although the average drunk driver has operated a vehicle while intoxicated around 80 times before they’re ever arrested, they are likely to be caught eventually. Being arrested on the suspicion of a DUI can be extremely stressful, particularly if it’s your first time. It’s all too easy to say the wrong thing or behave in a way that can make a bad situation worse. But in order to understand what to do when facing a DUI charge, you also need to understand what not to do. To that end, here are a few important things to keep in mind if you are pulled over, arrested, and/or charged with a DUI.Continue reading “The “Do Not” Rules Of DUI’s: What NOT To Do If You’re Stopped By Police”
Month: October 2017
Understanding Prostitution And Solicitation Laws in Oregon: Part 2
There were an estimated 40 million people worldwide working as prostitutes in 2016, and an estimated 80,000 American citizens are arrested each year for soliciting sex. This means that these types of crimes really aren’t as rare as one might believe. In the first part of our two-part series on prostitution and solicitation, we talked about how these kinds of sex crimes are defined, as well as the charges and punishments that can result from them. This second portion of our series is devoted to answering some of the most common questions pertaining to related charges and their consequences. Of course, if you have been charged with prostitution, solicitation, pandering, or any other related crime, you should contact a prostitution defense attorney immediately to make sure your rights are protected.Continue reading “Understanding Prostitution And Solicitation Laws in Oregon: Part 2”
Understanding Prostitution And Solicitation Laws in Oregon: Part 1
While it may sometimes be referred to as “the oldest profession,” prostitution and related sex crimes are illegal in almost all states. In Oregon, it’s unlawful to solicit, promote, or engage in prostitution. Because these crimes often come with substantial punishments—not to mention intense social and professional consequences—getting help from a prostitution defense attorney is essential. In this first post of our two-part series, we’ll define what constitutes these crimes, explain the different types of charges, and outline potential punishments. In part two, we’ll answer some of the most common questions pertaining to these types of crimes.Continue reading “Understanding Prostitution And Solicitation Laws in Oregon: Part 1”
How It Works: Understanding the Early Parts of the Sex Crime Investigation Process
If you or someone you care about has been charged with a sex crime, then you may be feeling frightened. You should be, many crimes in Oregon (especially sex crimes) carry mandatory minimum sentences. These crimes are taken extremely seriously by prosecutors, and a sex crime conviction can ruin a person’s life for years, even decades, to come.Continue reading “How It Works: Understanding the Early Parts of the Sex Crime Investigation Process”
Solicitation & Prostitution: Part 2
Solicitation of sex for money is a serious crime. If you get caught, a crime like this can have a serious financial impact on your life, cause problems at home or work, and can result in jail time.
This criminal defense firm has helped create this two part guide to help you better understand the laws surrounding solicitation and how a prostitution defense attorney can help you overcome these charges.
This second part will focus on ways your attorney can help you after you are initially charged. For what to do immediately after being caught, read the first post in this series.Continue reading “Solicitation & Prostitution: Part 2”