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Potential Consequences of Driving While Suspended in Oregon

In 2017, a sheriff’s office in southern Oregon issued 984 citations to drivers who already had a suspended license. There are three levels of charges for driving while suspended in Oregon—violation, misdemeanor, and felony. We briefly detail the potential consequences of driving while suspended in Oregon andhow someone might commit each of these three different crimes.

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6 Publicly-Funded Rehab Facilities in Clackamas County

According to Aspire Health Network, “Only about 10.9% of Oregon drug addicts receive the treatment they require.”

There are many common obstacles that one faces when recovering from addiction, but affordability should not be one of them (even though it, sadly, is). Many people don’t know about publicly-funded facilities for drug and alcohol recovery, which is a shame because these facilities are—typically—more affordable than traditional options.

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What You Need to Know About Measure 11 Crimes & Who Can Help

Serious crimes come with serious consequences—Oregon truly believes in this idea, and brings it to fruition with ballot initiative Measure 11. If you’ve been charged with a  Measure 11 crime  in  Lake Oswego or any other cities or counties within Oregon, find a  criminal defense attorney  right away.  Here is some important information you’ll want to know about what exactly a measure 11 crime is, and how criminal defense attorneys can help you fight this charge. 

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Keeping Calm on the Stand | 7 Tips for Testifying in Court

If you have a court case coming up, chances are your stress levels are high. One of the most intimidating parts of going to court is taking the stand. There’s a lot to think about—how to present yourself, what to say, making sure you don’t say too much—it can become an overwhelming process. With the eminent scrutiny of testifying on your mind, here are a few tips for testifying in court to help you perform the best way possible.

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Questions To Ask Someone Before Hiring Them As Your Lawyer

So, you need a lawyer. You’ve compiled a list of lawyers you think will be good choices, and you’ve asked friends and family if they know anyone and taken suggestions. Now what? Now you need to sit down with these lawyers and interview them. With a list of pertinent questions as your guide, you can make a logical decision for your needs—even if you don’t have a legal background. While there are so many questions to ask someone before hiring them as your lawyer, go with your gut: ask them things that you’re most concerned about. You’ll also want to ask some of the following questions to someone before you hire them as your lawyer.

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Negative Effects of Prostitution on Society

Prostitution is something that has been around for centuries, and for the past few years there has been a debate as to whether it should be legalized or not. No matter a person’s legal leanings, it is difficult to refute the fact that prostitution has negative effects on society. Across different cultures and continents, the destructive consequences of prostitution are similar whether prostitution is legal, tolerated, or illegal.

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Private Criminal Defense Attorney Versus Public Defenders

The Miranda Warning states that any accused person has the right to an attorney, and if they cannot afford one, the state will provide one. Public defenders—lawyers appointed to those who cannot afford one—might be free, but that doesn’t mean they are the best option. According to an article published by PBS, “In the most populous counties, 71 percent of publicly defended clients were incarcerated compared to 54 percent represented by private counsel.”

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