Albany, OR asked in DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for Oregon

Q: Traffic Law: DUI how might i want to talk in court? how should i work on lowering my sentence.

I recently got a dui, driving home at 1am alone, while under the influence of marijuana.

I wasnt parting all night, I was on campus working all that night.

this is my first offense.

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Jared Justice
Jared Justice
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  • Oregon City, OR
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A: You need to speak with a DUII attorney as soon as possible. It sounds like (from your question) that you are thinking about doing this alone. You should re-think that, even if you are eligible for diversion.

Getting into diversion is not the hard part of dealing with a first time DUII (in most cases), the hard part is getting through diversion successfully. Even people with an excellent attitude, and the best intentions have problems come up during the year they are in diversion. These problems (even if they are small) can get you revoked.

Revocation will result in many different penalties, a few examples are: 1) jail, 2) license suspension, and 3) fines (among everything else)

Having an attorney can you get though this complex program as unscathed as possible.

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