DUI Lawyer

Serving All of Oregon – Portland – Beaverton – Gresham

Robert L. Sepp DUI Defense Attorney
If you’ve been charged with Drunk Driving (DUII) in the Portland Oregon area, you probably have many questions on what happens next. First and foremost you will want to protect your rights going forward with experienced and aggressive legal representation.

Robert L. Sepp, Attorney at Law represents his clients throughout the Portland Oregon Metro Area including cities: Beaverton, Lake Oswego, West Linn, Oregon City, Portland, Gresham, Tigard, Hillsboro and Newberg who have been charged with a DUII and need a tenacious lawyer to defend them against a drunk driving charge.

Robert L. Sepp, Attorney at Law is an experienced and aggressive Criminal Defense Attorney when it comes to drunk driving charges. He has successfully protected the rights of many of his clients and has had many of his clients DUII charges dismissed or reduced. If you’ve been charged with drunk driving, its very important that you find a drunk driving attorney that has the experience and expertise to guide you through this difficult time.

Information on DUI Case Process

Robert L. Sepp, Attorney at Law is experienced and aggressive in defending the rights of his clients when it comes to these hearings. Robert prepares for the hearing in writing and if appropriate, will work with field experts, doctors, and witnesses to construct an aggressive legal strategy to make sure you have the best possible defense. DUII cases in Oregon can be complex, and demand a full knowledge of the process and consequences of this serious legal charge. An experienced DUI attorney can guide you through this extensive legal process, giving you the best chance at a successful defense.


Drunk Driving Charges – Questions & Answers

Q – Is being charged with DUII in Oregon considered a felony?
A – A DUII charge in Oregon is considered a misdemeanor criminal offense, unless you have had two or more DUII convictions in the last 10 years.
Q – Will my Oregon drivers license be suspended?
Your license may be suspended anywhere from 90 days to three years, or longer depending on your situation and your prior history. It is important to remember if you plan to contest your DMV license suspension, you only have 10 days following your arrest to request a hearing.
Q – I’ve heard that I might be offered diversion, what does that entail?
If this is your first DUII charge, and you meet certain criteria, you will likely be eligible for diversion.  Oregon’s diversion entails the defendant completing the following:
– Assessment to determine if you have a drinking or drug related substance abuse issue, this will often entail completing a substance abuse course typically lasting 12 weeks or longer.
– Complete a victims impact panel, this is a one class session.
– Fees and court costs. Diversion entails the defendant paying all fees associated with the treatment classes, impact panel, court fees, evaluator fees, and assessments. Typically payment plans are available.
– Not be charged with any alcohol or drug related traffic crime for a period of one year.
Failure to complete the diversion program results in an automatic conviction is the result.
Q – I was charged with other crimes with my DUII, are these dismissed if I complete diversion?
A – The diversion agreement applies to the drunk driving charge only.  Other charges will be prosecuted separately.

TRUSTED DUI DEFENSE LAWYER

As you can imagine, penalties in Oregon for drunk driving charges can include large fines, probation, significant jail time and possibly mandatory prison. Penalties vary depending on whether the crime is considered a misdemeanor or felony, and whether this is a first, second or subsequent offense. To find out more about the specific circumstances that can lead to drunk charges, contact Attorney Robert L. Sepp today.

DUI Attorney in Portland OR

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