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Get Help for Oregon DUII Charges: (541) 238-9210

DUIIs are one of the most common charges that you can face, but when you do find yourself accused of driving under the influence, it's important that you act fast to secure focused and supportive legal representation from our Bend criminal defense attorney.

Common Penalties for DUII Charges in Bend, Oregon:

  • First offense: 48 hours to a year in jail, ID installation, between $1,000-$2,000 in fines, and license suspension of one year.
  • Second offense: Up to a year in jail, ID installation, between $2,000-$10,000 in fines, and license suspension of three years.
  • Third offense: As much as five years in prison, between $2,000-$10,000 in fines, and the potentially permanent loss of your license.
  • Refusal to take a chemical test can result in $1,000 fines and a license suspension of three years for a third offense.

These are serious charges that you can face and the punishment doesn’t always fit the crime. Under Ballot Measure 73, there are also mandatory minimum sentences in some cases of repeat DUIIs. There are available options to protect you. One of these is the DUII Diversion Program and through this option it may be possible to have your DUII dismissed at the end of the year.

While a DUII is a charge that many people find themselves dealing with, the penalties you may suffer can still be severe. If someone was killed while you were allegedly under the influence, you can also face increasingly high penalties for manslaughter charges.

At Baxter Harder, LLC, our Bend DUII defense lawyer is prepared to protect you. If you have been charged, don't wait to contact us for a free case evaluation.

Act Fast to Protect Your Rights

As legal professionals our goal is to protect your rights and avoid letting a DUII charge turn into a conviction. We seek the best possible outcome in every case we handle and we have the legal knowledge to assist you in minor charges up to felony charges.

Why Choose Baxter Harder, LLC?

  • Experienced counsel from a Former Prosecutor who can use this unique insight to create an aggressive defense strategy.
  • Attorney Casey Baxter has been recognized as a top attorney in his field, including the Top 40 Under 40 award by National Trial Lawyers.
  • Every strategy is created with your rights, interests, and future in mind. We fight to protect you, it's that simple.
  • You can get started today with a completely free and confidential DUII case consultation.

Every case must start with a strong defense strategy. Get yours now. Call our office at (541) 238-9210 and speaking with one of our knowledgeable attorneys about your Bend DUII charge.

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  • 10 Best Attorney
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  • Lawyers of Distinction
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  • Rising Star Casey

Client Reviews & Testimonials

  • Great job, excellent result.

    “Casey Baxter did a great job representing me during the criminal court proceedings and advised me how to best proceed after being arrested for a DUII. As for my criminal case, he guided me through the process to get into the DUII diversion program that will end with a dismissal if all conditions are completed successfully; In addition, Mr. Baxter did an excellent job representing me during the DMV hearing. Even with the hopeful dismissal of my criminal case, I was still facing a 90 day ODL suspension for failing a breath test. After successfully making his arguments to the Administrative Law Judge during the DMV hearing, Casey was able to get a dismissal of my case without any suspension or fine. Casey is a knowledgeable and competent attorney who was able to help me through this difficult time in my life. The dismissal of the ODL suspension (a rare outcome) in particular helped my situation greatly, to say the least. I would surely recommend Mr. Baxter to any person who is in need of a great DUII defense lawyer.”

    Anonymous

  • He rules!

    “Mr. Baxter was really supportive and knowledgeable of our unique situation. He was well-prepared and totally approachable too. He's been available with any and all questions that we've had since he helped us. He was straightforward and didn't give us any BS. ”

    Jennifer

  • Gift from God

    “Well I was recommended to Me Baxter from another local attorney that handled my complicated caseloads for years before we had a falling out due to my inability to communicate. So I have God on my side and some criminal and civil cases that are very complex and from what I've heard and my faith that God has pointed me in the right direction I look forward to working with Casey and his team!”

    John

  • Highest sense of urgency

    “I had a rather complicated case. Multiple states involved and multiple scenarios and issues that arose daily. I found Casey to extremely honest and transparent. I felt he gave me the most specific information he could. I never felt he was dragging or putting my case behind other cases. He gave me information in complete transparency and never said what he thought sounded good to me. He wasn't afraid of the tough conversations. I would highly recommend this lawyer and this firm if you need complete transparency and accurate information. His office staff consist of incredible work ethic and professionalism. They are always available and provide precise appointments and feedback if any is available. I have had a great experience and couldn't be happier with the result of my case as well as the journey to attain that result. Best I have ever used.”

    Justin

  • All around a FANTASTIC attorney!!!!

    “I would recommend Casey to anyone needing a criminal defense attorney. Casey has fought on my behalf in the Deschutes County court system for almost a year now. He was granted to me as my public defender. I've never seen an attorney work harder for a client. He has been compassionate and supportive...from day one he explained each facet of my case to me in terms I could understand, and walked me through each step of the legal process of my case. Because of Casey's experience and hard work, I was able to present the state with positive proof of my own progress and get two of my charges dismissed and my original charge continued on a conditional discharge. Casey helped me show the state that I had worked very hard to change my life and lifestyle...and he went above and beyond to make sure I was given credit for all of my hard work. All around a FANTASTIC attorney!!!!”

    Polly