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Oregon DUII Penalties

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Getting a DUI/DUII can be a frightening and stressful experience. Even if it is your first time, you may face severe penalties such as jail time, fines, license suspension, and a permanent mark on your criminal record. Since a DUII can potentially ruin your personal and professional reputation, having an experienced attorney on your side can make a positive impact.

At Baxter Harder, LLC, we are committed to helping you either get your entire case dismissed or your charges reduced significantly. As a former prosecutor, our Bend criminal defense attorney possesses the extensive knowledge of Oregon law to guide you through the intricacies of the criminal justice system and anticipate how the prosecution will approach your case.

First-Time DUII Penalties

For first-time DUII offenders, they will be eligible for the DUII Diversion Program. This program enables first-timers to get their cases dismissed and avoid serving jail time in exchange for participating in various alcohol/drug treatment programs.

  • If not eligible, however, the person is subject to the following penalties:
  • Maximum jail sentence of one year
  • Minimum of two days in jail or 80 hours of community service
  • Over 18 months of probation
  • License suspension for one year
  • Minimum fine of $1,000 ($2,000 if BAC is over 0.15% or greater)
  • Attend Victim Impact Panel
  • Alcohol/drug evaluation
  • Complete any required alcohol/drug treatment

Second-Time DUII Penalties

  • The following are the penalties for a second-time DUII conviction:
  • Maximum jail term of one year
  • Minimum jail sentence of two to 30 days or 80 hours of community service
  • More than 18 months of probation
  • Minimum fine of $1,500 ($2,000 if BAC is over 0.15% or greater)
  • License suspension between one year and three years
  • Attend Victim Impact Panel
  • Alcohol/drug evaluation
  • Complete any required alcohol/drug treatment

Third-Time DUII Penalties – Misdemeanor Conviction

In order to be charged with a misdemeanor for a third-time DUII offense, you cannot have no more than one prior DUII conviction within the past 10 years. In addition, you cannot have any prior felony DUII convictions.

  • The following are the penalties for a third-time DUII misdemeanor conviction:
  • Maximum jail term of one year
  • Minimum jail sentence between two to 180 days or 80 hours of community service
  • More than 18 months of probation
  • Minimum fine of $2,000
  • Maximum fine of up to $6,250
  • Lifetime license revocation
  • Attend Victim Impact Panel
  • Alcohol/drug evaluation
  • Complete any required alcohol/drug treatment

Third-Time DUII Penalties – Felony Conviction

In order to be charged with a felony for a third-time DUII offense, you need to have two prior DUII convictions or more within the past 10 years. Furthermore, you need to have a prior felony DUII conviction.

  • The following are the penalties for a third-time DUII felony conviction:
  • Maximum prison sentence of five years
  • Minimum jail sentence of 90 days with the possibility of prison time
  • Minimum fine of $2,000
  • Maximum fine of $125,000
  • Lifetime license revocation
  • Attend Victim Impact Panel
  • Alcohol/drug evaluation
  • Complete any required alcohol/drug treatment

If you were recently arrested for a DUII in Oregon, request a free consultation with our Bend DUII Lawyers at Baxter Harder today.

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    “I actually hired Casey based on the reviews from Avvo. Since I live in WA, but got my DUII in Oregon, my situation was a little different than some, but Casey has been able to answer my questions all through the process. My case was pretty standard as to what was going to happen (and did happen). Mostly, Casey eased my fears with the whole process and made the ordeal much easier than if I had tried to handle this on my own. ”

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