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Accused of a Sex Crime in Oregon? Here’s Why Hiring a Lawyer Is a Must

When you are accused of a crime of any kind, it needs to be taken seriously. But sex crimes carry more weight than a DUII or other minor criminal matters. If you have been accused of prostitution, commercial sexual solicitation, sexual assault, or other crimes similar to this, you should absolutely consult with a sex crime defense attorney to ensure your rights are protected in a court of law. Let’s take a closer look at why having help from a sex crime defense attorney is a must in these situations.

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DUII FAQs: Your Drunk Driving Questions Answered

DUII FAQS: YOUR DRUNK DRIVING QUESTIONS ANSWERED

No matter where in the country you’re located, drunk driving is a serious offense. It’s important to understand how the law might impact you or someone you know.

In Oregon, DUII laws are sometimes a bit difficult to understand. That’s why we’ve put together this FAQ guide to ensure you know your rights and can protect yourself with help from a DUII attorney, should the need ever arise.

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3 Reasons You Can’t Go Without a DUII Attorney

Approximately 10.3 million people reported driving under the influence of illicit drugs in 2012, and drunk driving is even more common. If you’ve had the misfortune of being arrested on suspicion of DUII, you may be scared, stressed, and confused. These feelings are all totally normal. However, that doesn’t mean you have to stay that way. By working with a DUII law firm, you’ll have someone on your side to fight for your rights. But why exactly do you need a DUII attorney in Clackamas County to represent you? Let’s take a closer look at why you shouldn’t go through this process alone.

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What Your DUII Defense Lawyer REALLY Wants You To Know

WHAT YOUR DUII DEFENSE LAWYER REALLY WANTS YOU TO KNOW

Although the average drunk driver has driven while intoxicated around 80 times before they’re arrested for the first time, that doesn’t mean you’ll never get caught.

More than likely, your mistakes will catch up with you. During this period, it’s imperative that you have a capable DUII defense attorney by your side, protecting your rights. You’ll have time to ask your lawyer plenty of questions, but if you’re worried about your future, you may forget to inquire about some of the most important pieces of information pertaining to your case. We’ve compiled a list of things that DUII attorneys really want their clients to know.

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Commercial Sexual Solicitation Charges In Oregon: What You Need To Know

COMMERCIAL SEXUAL SOLICITATION CHARGES IN OREGON: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

You might assume that you’ll never be personally impacted by prostitution related crimes. But in 2013, an Arizona State University study found that approximately 3.7% of the entire adult male population in Portland—an estimated 31,282 men—solicited prostitutes through online sex advertisements. That means that you or someone you know could be directly affected by commercial sexual solicitation (which is sometimes referred to as patronizing a prostitute). Here’s what you should know about commercial sexual solicitation, including what may transpire if you are charged with this particular crime.

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Ignition Interlock Myths: Debunking Mistaken DUII Beliefs

IGNITION INTERLOCK MYTHS: DEBUNKING MISTAKEN DUII BELIEFS

Although we know that driving under the influence of intoxicants is a highly dangerous decision, the reality is that people drive impaired almost 300,000 times each day. However, fewer than 4,000 are arrested. If you do happen to be arrested and get convicted or enter diversion, you will likely have to get an ignition interlock device. This device prevents an individual from operating the vehicle after consuming alcohol by requiring the driver to blow into a mouthpiece that detects and records the presence of alcohol.

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In My Defense: Examples Of Defenses Used In Solicitation Cases

Although being charged with commercial sex solicitation can be scary and stressful, it doesn’t mean you’re trapped in a hopeless situation. An experienced prostitution attorney will know how to argue a legitimate defense on your behalf. You should always be honest with your attorney so they are in the best position to defend your rights. Knowing the facts of your case, they may use one of the following as a defense during your trial.

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What You Need To Know About Underage DUII Charges in Oregon

Calling a criminal defense attorney might not be something you would like to do, but it is often the right course of action. If you have been arrested or are facing criminal charges for a DUII in Oregon and you are under the age of 21, then it is almost always the right course of action. Because drunk driving is such a stigmatized criminal offense in our society, you will need to put your best foot forward in forming your defense. If you are found guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants; your DUII conviction could affect you personally, financially, socially, and professionally.

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DUII Charges and Diversion

Although the state of Oregon prohibits drivers from operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, drugs, intoxicants, or any combination thereof; such incidents happen more than we’d like to believe. The decision to drive while intoxicated can have serious consequences on your own life and on the lives of others. Even if you have made this kind of mistake, you are still entitled to legal representation in all criminal matters and may not be forced to live with the consequences forever.

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The “Do Not” Rules Of DUI’s: What NOT To Do If You’re Stopped By Police

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.

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