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Understanding Oregon DUII Diversion Classes

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In Oregon, the decision to drink and drive can come with some serious consequences. Intoxicated drivers who choose to operate a vehicle and have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08% or above are breaking the law and will be arrested if they are caught. But if this is your first time being arrested for driving under the influence, you may be able to have your charges dismissed if you opt to participate in a program known as Oregon’s DUII diversion classes. What is DUII diversion and what’s involved in the DUII diversion process? We’ll discuss those questions in today’s post.

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Promoting Vs. Compelling Prostitution in Oregon: Differences Explained

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Sex crimes involving prostitution are typically taken quite seriously in the United States. The stakes are high for anyone involved in this type of crime — not only due to the possible legal consequences but to the social stigma involved, as well. In Oregon, prostitution is illegal, as is the act of solicitation (also known as paying for a prostitute). But these are not the only cases prostitution lawyers handle. Depending on the circumstances, you could find yourself charged with promoting prostitution or compelling prostitution. Let’s take a look at the differences between these charges and examine what you should do if you are facing allegations like these.

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The Necessity of DUII Lawyers: Why You Should Never Represent Yourself

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Although many of us have vowed to never drink and drive, the reality is that we all make mistakes. If you’ve gotten behind the wheel while intoxicated and were later arrested for a DUII, you’ll have a lot of decisions to make in the coming days, weeks, and months. One of the most important of these decisions is how to defend yourself in a court of law. While most people understand that hiring DUII defense attorneys will typically provide the best outcome, others are convinced that they can represent themselves. Here are a few reasons you really do need an attorney’s expertise and guidance.

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Why Do People Drink and Drive? The Reasons Might Be More Complex Than You Think

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Despite the fact that many of us vow never to drink and drive, the reality is that a lot of Americans choose to get behind the wheel while intoxicated. And even though they may know the risks, they may dismiss the dangers and go out on the open road even when they shouldn’t. You might be quick to dismiss their motivations as selfish or stupid — and sometimes, they are. But there are actually several reasons why people choose to drink and drive. Of course, the reasons behind the decision to drink and drive may not matter much in court; that’s why working with an experienced DUI lawyer in Beaverton is so important if you are arrested for these charges. But it may help families and friends to prevent drunk driving if they’re better able to understand the thought process behind it.

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Underage DUI: What To Do If Your Child is Arrested For Drunk Driving

Drunk driving is always a serious offense. But when minors are involved, these charges can be even more severe. Although licensed drivers under the age of 21 account for only 10% of all motorists, this group is actually responsible for 17% of all fatal crashes involving alcohol. If your child has been arrested on suspicion of a DUII, here’s what you need to know.

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The Essential FAQ About DUII Diversion

Facing a charge for driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII) is a concerning and confusing time. You will probably hear many possibilities for your future, and not all of them are easily understandable. One option, a very promising one for those who have had no other DUII charges in the last 15 years, is an Oregonian program called DUII diversion. Oregon realizes the unfortunate statistic that the average drunk driver has driven drunk approximately 80 times before their first arrest, and that a compassionate and effective approach to this criminal matter is to offer a cleaner slate in exchange for getting sober. Here’s an essential FAQ list to introduce yourself to the basics of this program before you go into details with your DUII defense attorney.

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What You Should NEVER Do If You’re Arrested

Being arrested might seem like your worst nightmare. This experience can be frightening, confusing, and downright overwhelming. But the reality is that it happens more than you might think. Every year, approximately 80,000 American citizens are arrested for sex crimes like solicitation, and nearly 1.5 million people are arrested annually for DUII allegations. No matter the reasons for your arrest, it’s important to keep a cool head and avoid the following mistakes.

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Why You Should Never DIY Your DUI Defense

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DIY trends are everywhere these days, thanks to an influx of home improvement television shows and Pinterest hacks. While you might feel encouraged to do everything yourself instead of hiring a professional, the truth is that doing so might result in a shoddy result. That’s certainly true if you’re facing a drunk driving charge. Regardless of whether this is the first time you’ve found yourself in legal trouble or you’ve been arrested before, you need an experienced Clackamas County DUI attorney to help you through this uncertain time. Here are a few reasons why you should always consult with a DUI law firm instead of trying to defend yourself in court.

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So You’ve Been Accused of a DUII: What to Do Right Away

In the state of Oregon, it’s illegal to operate a vehicle while having a BAC of .08% or above. But even those who know this act is not permissible by law may make poor decisions that get them in legal trouble. If you have been arrested for a DUII in Oregon, you’re likely stressed out, scared, and confused about the next steps to take. These next moments are actually critical in terms of your case. To that end, here are a few things you’ll want to do immediately after your arrest.

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