If you have been arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII) in Oregon, you may be able to avoid a conviction for a first offense if you are eligible for the Oregon DUII diversion program. This program allows your DUI charge to be completely dismissed as long as you complete the requirements of the program, which generally involve:
Find out if you are eligible by consulting with a Portland DUI lawyer from the firm of Neal Weingart, Attorney at Law, LLC.
In order to get into a diversion program in Portland, you must not have been convicted of a DUI-related offense within the past 15 years. You must also be free of any additional charges against you for driving under the influence and must not be currently involved in a DUI diversion program. Also, diversion programs are not an option for commercial drivers. Anyone who is charged with DUI and has a CDL (commercial drivers' license) is not eligible for a diversion program in Oregon.
Call my offices right away if you've been arrested for drunk driving. With my professional and experienced counsel, you could find out whether or not you are eligible for a diversion program and can petition for one. This alternative protects your criminal record and your driving record from permanent damage. I am a seasoned trial attorney who has taken over 100 cases to trial, and I will fight tirelessly for what you want for your case.
Contact my firm today to schedule your free case evaluation and review your case with a skilled criminal defense lawyer near you.