Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are incarcerated for a crime in Oregon, you need a Oregon attorney who focuses on criminal defense law. The repercussion of a Oregon criminal conviction are too great to trust your life and future to just any Oregon lawyer. Each criminal case in Oregon, whether a misdemeanor or felony, is a very serious offense. In today's computer age, being convicted of a criminal offense 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 a bad situation.
Hiring a qualified Oregon criminal defense attorney will ensure that your legal 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 build an aggressive and effective defense on your behalf. While each case is unique in Oregon, the primary goal of the lawyers 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 in Oregon for drunk driving include driving while imparied or intoxicated (DWI), operating a vehicle impaired (OVI), operating under the influence (OUI) and operating while intoxicated (OWI).
To be charged for drunk driving or DWI a police 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 arrested 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 Oregon. You can be charged with drunk driving with a BAC below 0.08%.