Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are arrested for a crime in Oregon, you need a Oregon lawyer who focuses on criminal defense law. The effect of a criminal conviction in Oregon are too great to trust your life and future to just any attorney in Oregon. Each criminal offense in the State of Oregon, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. A conviction in Oregon could lead to a permanent arrest record that could impact the rest of your life. Lawyers NOW has qualified criminal defense lawyers in Oregon you can trust to help you through an unpredictable situation.
Hiring a qualified criminal defense attorney Oregon will ensure that your rights are protected and that someone is looking out for your interests in court. The Oregon lawyers on Lawyers NOW will outline your legal options and then put together an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is different in Oregon, the main objective of the attorneys on Lawyers NOW is to get your case dismissed or reduced.
DWI/DUI in Oregon
In Oregon the criminal act of driving a motorized vehicle while impaired or drunk is called driving while intoxicated (DWI). Common terms for drunk driving Oregon include driving while imparied or intoxicated (DWI), operating a vehicle impaired (OVI), operating under the influence (OUI) and operating while intoxicated (OWI).
To be arrested for DWI or drunk driving a law enforcement officer only needs to suspect a motorist is impaired by alcohol or drugs to a point of not being able to operate a vehicle in a safe manner. You can be charged for a DUI or DWI if you are in physical control of a vehicle with a blood alcohol content at or above the legal threshold of 0.08% BAC in Oregon. You can be arrested for drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.