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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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  • We appreciate all that Casey provided for our family and will refer him to others.

    “Casey Baxter was retained by myself and my husband to assist with a DUI case for my husband. My husband was sick at the time battling cancer and Casey was instrumental in assisting us with the communication to the DA to allow my husbands case to be set forward while he was going through treatments. Unfortunately for my husband he lost his battle with Cancer and had it not been for Casey we would have had much more to worry about than his care. Because Casey took on the task of communicating with the DA and the courts we were able to spend the quality time with my husband that he needed before he passed.”

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  • In the end, all criminal charges were dropped.

    “I was referred to Casey from another attorney for my criminal charge of Vehicular Assault of a Pedestrian and Reckless Driving. Casey saw me right away and knew how to handle the case. Since Casey used to work for the District Attorney's office he knew the opposing attorney, their style, and how to direct the case. In the end, all criminal charges were dropped. Thank you Casey!”

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    “Casey Baxter is one of the best lawyers I've worked with. His many years of experience in the courtroom as well as a former prosecutor was apparent in negotiating my specific case. He worked on my case until a resolution was accomplished that he and I both determined was the best outcome for me and all the work he put in for my release, plea and sentencing was performed in a time frame that was appropriate for not only my case but for me as well. I would highly recommend Mr. Baxter for anyone looking to hire a tremendously enthusiastic albeit law savvy attorney. Thanks Casey!”

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  • 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.”

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    “Mr. Baxter and his staff care. Plain and simple. They care what happens to you. From the first meeting I never felt like a name or a number. I was a person whose outcome mattered. I was charged with two felonies and without the hard work and knowledge of the courtroom that Casey provided their is no doubt I would have been convicted. It was amazing to watch Casey battle back when things seemed to be going the other way. He studied case files and did his homework late into the night so as to insure a favorable outcome. I'm so thankful I didn't plea bargain and allowed Casey to show me his skills. His knowledge at times seem to even help the judge. The cocky District Attorney who felt he had it wrapped up truly walked away with his head hung. Casey Baxter knows the courtroom, he knows the law, he knows what will work and not work and most of all he respects his clients. He understands and cares about the fact that his performance will have a profound effect on your life. I interviewed 7 lawyers in the area. Casey was the last one I interviewed. So thankful I went with Baxter Law as today Iam a free man and can get on with my life. Thank you Casey. Thank you Emily :)”

    Mark U.