“The Best DUI Defense is Knowing the Offense” - Sunil K. Raju, Former Prosecutor
If you have been arrested for your first DUI in Oregon, then you are likely facing a lot of “firsts”:
If you are overwhelmed, then take a deep breath and know that you are not alone. Each year, over 7,000 drivers are arrested for DUI in the greater Portland area, many for the first time.
People arrested for DUI range from the clerk at the grocery store, to the soccer mom, to the CEO, and all sorts of other people.
There are important timelines you need to keep in mind, to make sure you do not miss anything, including:
Oregon's DUI “Diversion” program is generally an option for first-time DUI drivers. Diversion is a program lasting 12 months (up to 18 months with an extension), during which you still have all of the risks of a criminal conviction if you make any mistakes.
If you have a lot at stake, you should contact a DUI lawyer immediately, to have them guide you through the process and help you make solid decisions. The Oregon DUI Diversion Firm works with first-time DUI drivers to hold their hand, guide them through the process, and help them move on. We watch your back, and help you get your life back to normal as soon as possible.
To speak with a Portland DUI attorney who has your back — and will help you through every step of a DUI charge — contact the Oregon Diversion Firm.