Portland Felony DUI Defense Lawyer
Oregon has some of the most strict DUI penalties in the country. This is especially true if you are convicted of felony DUI, which happens when you have three DUI convictions within 10 years.
At the law office of David J. Celuch, I have more than 15 years of experience helping individuals who are charged with drunk driving. If you are facing felony DUI charges, it is extremely important to contact an attorney as soon as possible. There are things I may be able to do early in your case to help you avoid the serious penalties associated with a conviction.
Felony DUI Penalties in Oregon
A third DUI conviction in 10 years is considered a Class C felony crime. If convicted, you may be facing the following penalties:
- Up to five years in prison
- Up to $125,000 in fines
- Lifetime license revocation
While some states reinstate driver’s licenses quite soon after a felony DUI conviction, that is not true in Oregon. Here, individuals are only able to petition to get their license back after 10 years have passed.
As an experienced Portland felony DUI defense lawyer, I can help you determine if you qualify for a “downward departure.” If so, your sentence may be reduced. I have significant experience working with the district attorney’s office in these matters. I will also help you identify any other defense options based on the specific circumstances of your charges and your criminal history.
Third DUI Offense? Contact Us Now for a Free Consultation
To learn about second offense DUI and third offense DUI arrest defense, contact me online or call my law office at 503-388-4325 to schedule a free consultation.