If you have been accused of Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (commonly referred to as DUI, DUII, or DWI) in Lake Oswego, you will likely be required to appear in Lake Oswego Municipal Court. Also, you may be eligible for the DUI diversion program.
Familiarity with the prosecution, judges, and all other parties involved in your Lake Oswego DUI matter can be a true asset. It has been an ongoing trend over the past few years for prosecutors to object to a person trying to enter the DUI diversion program. There are many reasons that a prosecutor may object to a petitioner’s eligibility, some of which may be inaccurate. We are familiar with these issues that commonly arise in Lake Oswego Municipal Court, and will fight to make sure you get the best possible outcome with your DUI case.
Unlike many Lake Oswego DUI lawyers we don’t just help you get into the diversion program. We help you to understand it and stick with you throughout the entire process to ensure the program is successfully completed, and the charges are dismissed. Because, let’s face it, nobody wants to have a criminal record.
We have handled many issues that arise with the DUI diversion program in Lake Oswego Municipal Court. We have successfully litigated diversion eligibility issues, issues of non-compliance, extension issues, and ignition interlock failure issues—with outstanding success over the years. Some common questions that come up throughout this process are:
- I have a criminal record, am I still eligible?
- Can I still enter if there were passengers in the car?
- I refused a breath test, how will this affect me?
- Can I still enter diversion if there was an accident?
- What if I get caught driving while suspended while I am in diversion?
It is important to understand what you are committing to when entering the DUI diversion program. Doing this without the help of a DUI lawyer is an extremely risky decision, and chances are you will have questions or need help along the way. We have helped dozens of clients enter and successfully complete the DUI diversion program over the years. Feel free to contact us today to set up an initial confidential consultation.
If you are facing a DUI charge in Lake Oswego, don’t hesitate to contact an attorney. The first 10-days are incredibly important because a request can be filed for a DMV (implied-consent) hearing, this must be done within that narrow time.
We deal with many different kinds of criminal allegations, DUI diversion issues, and diversion eligibility issues. Contact us today for help with your Lake Oswego DUI matter, or your Lake Oswego criminal charges.
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Disclaimer: Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice. For advice on a legal matter, contact an attorney. Contact Jared Justice at 503-722-3981 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jared Justice is available to practice anywhere in the state of Oregon. He focuses on practicing in the following State Courts: Clackamas, Multnomah, Yamhill, Marion, and Washington Counties. He also practices in the following Municipal Courts: Lake Oswego, West Linn, Newberg, Canby, McMinnville, Troutdale, Oregon City, Beaverton, Milwaukie, Gladstone, and just about every other court in the Portland area.