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If you have been charged with DUI in Oregon, you need a specialist.
If you have been arrested or cited for the criminal charge, of Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants, your next decisions can have serious consequences.
If you plead guilty to a criminal charge -- including DUI -- or if you plead not guilty and are convicted, you may be sentenced to jail time. The court may order you to pay fines and you will be placed on probation. You may have a criminal record forever. Professional licensing agencies and employers may deny or terminate jobs. Your insurance company may increase the premiums you will have to pay. You may be denied entry into foreign countries, including Canada. Other collateral consequences also may happen, such as revocation of security clearances or reductions in credit ratings.
An experienced and highly-trained criminal defense attorney will know how – and when – to make the legal motions that force the district attorney to reveal the flaws in the prosecution's case.
A skilled criminal defense attorney can make the difference in your criminal history when the police accuse you of a felony or misdemeanor crime.
The prosecutor may call a police laboratory scientist to testify for the Government. If a defense attorney knows forensic science better than the officer who testifies, and knows the laboratory testing protocols better than the lab analyst who testifies, it will become obvious to the judge or the jury that there are problems with the state's "scientific" evidence.