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John E. Gutbezahl, LLC

5 Centerpointe Drive Suite 400
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97035

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A DUII conviction in Oregon can open a Pandora’s box of adverse consequences for you. At a minimum you are facing a fine of $1,000 to $6,200. You may receive 18 to 24 months of probation. You will be compelled to attend a Victim's Impact Panel seminar and you will be prohibited from consuming any type of alcohol or drugs. You will be required to pay $300.00 to $400.00 in court fees alone and an additional $150.00 in alcohol evaluation fees. You may be compelled to participate in a costly mandatory alcohol rehabilitation program. Invariably, your automobile insurance rates will rise to astronomical heights. The stakes rise should this be your second or third offense in which case the fines and probationary periods rise dramatically. You may be facing an extended period of time in a State prison.

The administrative side of a DUI in Portland

Then there is the administrative side of the DUII charge which may result in the suspension or revocation of your driver's license. These hearings are independent of the criminal court action and require your IMMEDIATE attention. You have only 10 days to request a hearing with the DMV to prevent your license from being automatically suspended. For that reason alone, you should consult with one of our experienced Oregon DUII defense attorneys at the Law Offices of John Gutbezahl, LLC as soon as possible. Our most successful dismissals of DUII charges are based upon the legal flaws that we leverage from sworn information that we obtain at these administrative DMV hearings. The importance of this for your defense cannot be ignored.

While all of the above may seem intimidating, there is no reason for despair. DUII charges can be fought on any number of legal grounds. You need consult with one of our Oregon criminal defense attorneys at The Law Offices of John Gutbezahl, LLC at the earliest possible moment that we might begin to secure your DMV application and prepare your case. We have enjoyed a very high rate of success with first-time and multiple offenders and many of our clients continue today to enjoy driving records unblemished by a DUII conviction. If you or a loved one has been charged with a DUII offense don't hesitate to call us at The Law Offices of John Gutbezahl, LLC immediately at (503) 226-0188. Your initial consultation will be free of charge. Time is of the essence in these DUII cases, so let's get an early start on securing your future now.

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You are innocent unless and until proven guilty.  Protect your rights. Contact the Law Office of John E. Gutbezahl immediately at 503.594.1919