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DUI Diversion: First DUI in Beaverton, Oregon


DUI in Beaverton, Oregon: If you have been arrested for DUI in Beaverton, Oregon, by Beaverton police, you may be eligible to take care of your case in DUI Diversion if it is your first DUI. Except for felony DUI cases, or any felony charges other than your DUI, which normally will be handled in Hillsboro, Oregon, at Washington County Circuit Court, misdemeanor DUI cases in Beaverton are normally sent to Beaverton Municipal Court, in downtown Beaverton.

The Oregon DUI Diversion firm helps clients arrested for DUI in Beaverton, Oregon, in Portland, and other surrounding suburbs. The Oregon DUI Diversion firm focuses on delivering services to ensure clients who enter DUI Diversion in Beaverton, Oregon, are successful throughout the 12 - 18 months of DUI Diversion, and avoid getting sent back to court because of confusion over whether they are in compliance with DUI Diversion.

If you have other charges sent to the Beaverton Municipal Court - e.g., Reckless Driving, Criminal Mischief II, and Assault IV are common charges in DUI cases where there is a minor accident - then you probably will not be able to take care of those charges in DUI Diversion, and will need to strategize how you may resolve those charges separately. If the officer is aggressive, they may also issue you traffic tickets that you will need to handle in the municipal court.

If you are considering taking your case to trial, the Beaverton Municipal Court is where the trial would occur. You would want to consult with a DUI lawyer on whether your case should be decided by a judge or a jury. A good DUI lawyer will be familiar with the judge, the prosecutors, the police department, and the jury pool, and be able to advise you on what options you should consider in your specific case. It depends on what is happening at the courthouse, but it may take 3 - 6 months, or longer, to finally get your DUI case to trial, so you want to work with a DUI lawyer who will help you weigh the pros and cons of your DUI case, and make sure that you make wise decisions if you are best served by taking your case to trial.

Instead of leaving DUI Diversion clients to handle their case on their own, with the risk of DUI conviction remaining on the horizon for 12 - 18 months after they enter DUI Diversion, the Oregon DUI Diversion focuses on taking care of helping DUI Diversion clients throughout the 12 - 18 months of DUI Diversion with discretion and helping them avoid getting called back to court and accused of violation of DUI Diversion.

Read more here about being arrested for DUI in Washington County, Oregon. 

Background on Beaverton, Oregon: Beaverton, Oregon, is a thriving suburb on the west side of Portland, Oregon, and is a popular place for people to live and work. Learn more here, from the Beaverton Chamber of Commerce.

Prominent neighborhoods in Beaverton include homes in: central Beaverton, Denney Whitford/Raleigh West, Five Oaks/Triple Creek, Greenway, Highland, Neighbors Southwest, Sexton Mountain, South Beaverton, Vose, West Beaverton, West Slope.

Major employers in Beaverton include: Intel, Nike, Tektronix, Maxim Integrated Products, Tuality Healthcare, and IBM.

For information about Beaverton generally, see: The Oregonian, and the Beaverton Valley Times.

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