DUII arrests are common and despite their frequency, being charged with a DUII is a frightening experience. Most people charged with DUII have never seen the inside of a police station or a jail and have limited experience with the criminal justice system aside from what they have seen on television.
First Step, the Implied Consent Suspension.
Second Step, the Criminal Charges.
Third Step Talk to a DUII Attorney.
You have a constitutional right to represent yourself in the face of criminal prosecution. But keep in mind, Oregon DUII defense is a complex area of law with far-reaching implications. Your driving privileges can be suspended for months, years, or a lifetime, you can be required to install an ignition interlock device to operate a motor vehicle, and you can face a sentence that includes jail and supervision by the court or a probation officer. Working with a DUII Attorney’s command and knowledge of the process will allow you to navigate and understand the process. If you cannot afford to hire your own lawyer, you should apply for court appointed counsel to represent you. It is imperative to have representation in this process.