When a DUII is a felony

Oregon law enforcement pulls over a vehicle that is weaving between lanes, and an officer discovers that the driver is intoxicated. The prosecutor charges the driver with driving while under the influence of intoxicants, and the judge issues a conviction. According to...

Relief in the face of “the trial penalty”

Imagine a loved one is arrested on suspicion of a major crime. They are truly innocent in the matter, but witnesses insist it was them. The situation looks bad, and your loved one’s attorney begins to push them to accept a plea deal rather than appear in court....