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DUII Penalties in Oregon

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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 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.

1st DUII - Penalties in Oregon

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:

  • 364 days in jail
  • 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

2nd DUII - Penalties in Oregon

The following are the penalties for a second-time DUII conviction:

  • 364 days in jail
  • 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

3rd DUII - Penalties in Oregon

A 3rd DUII offense is a misdemeanor if no prior DUII convictions exist within the past 10 years and a felony if the record shows multiple DUII convictions within the past 10 years. Penalties include a minimum of $2k in fines, 90 days in jail, & possible lifetime revocation of your license.

The following are the penalties for a third-time DUII misdemeanor conviction:

  • 364 days in jail
  • 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

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 defense lawyers at Baxter Harder today.

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