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DUII Conviction Sentences

Are you facing a DUII charge in Oregon? If you are having a Eugene DUII attorney on your side is vital. The consequences of DUII charges can be costly and require an experienced Eugene lawyer. At Veralrud and Fowler we have successfully defended countless clients facing DUII charges and would be honored to take on your case. Often our clients are unaware of the consequences they may be facing if convicted of DUII. Below, we have outlined the specific sentences for DUII convictions.

First DUII Offense

A first time DUII is classified as a misdemeanor. Typically, if you are charged for the first time with a DUII you will enter into the DUII Diversion Program. If you do not qualify then you will face the charges in the next category.

First DUII Conviction

A first time conviction is classified as a misdemeanor. Those convicted of DUII for the first time will face between 18 to 36 months of probation and 2-10 days in jail. As part of probation they will be barred from consuming alcohol and frequenting bars. Most often a first time offender will have to pay a fine of between $1,000 and $2,000 and will be required to pay the fees that accrue from the conviction. Often times they will be several hundred dollars. In addition, the offender will be required to attend substance abuse treatment classes and face a one year suspension of their driver’s license. It is crucial that you hire a qualified Eugene DUII attorney to defend you when facing your first DUII charge.

Second DUII Conviction

When convicted for a second time of DUII probation is set to between 24 and 36 months and is classified as a misdemeanor offense. Like with a first DUII offense the guilty party will be banned from bars and prohibited from consuming alcohol as part of probation. They must also attend substance abuse treatment classes. The offender will be in jail from 8-30 days and pay a fine of $1,500-$3,500 in addition to the several hundred dollars in fees accrued from the conviction. A license suspension of 1 to 3 years also accompanies this conviction. A second time DUII offense requires a solid legal defense with the aid of a qualified Eugene lawyer.

Third+ Conviction (No prior DUI felonies and only one conviction in the last 10 years)

The third DUII conviction is also classified as a misdemeanor. Probation is set to 36 months or longer with a jail stay of between 30-180 days. Probation will include being banned from frequenting bars and consuming alcohol and mandatory substance abuse treatment classes. The fine will be set for at least $2,000 and up to $4,000 in addition to the fees that accrued which often add up to several hundred dollars. Once you’ve been convicted of DUII three times your driver’s license will be permanently revoked. If you are facing a third charge of DUII hire the best Eugene DUII attorney to defend you.

Third+ Conviction (Two previous convictions in the past 10 years)

The third DUII conviction with two previous convictions in the past 10 years is a felony. Probation is set between 36 and 60 months and includes a ban from bars and from consuming alcohol with mandatory substance abuse treatment classes. The offender will be in jail for at least 90 days and possibly face prison time. A fine of $2,000 to $4,000 will be set with additional fees that can be up to several hundred dollars. There is also a lifetime revocation of the offender’s driver’s license. Having a qualified Eugene DUII attorney on your side is crucial when facing your third DUII charge.

If you or a loved one is facing DUII charges immediately hire a Eugene DUII attorney. The Eugene attorney you hire can be the difference from a conviction to acquittal. At Veralrud and Fowler we can confidently provide you with an attorney to handle your case. We are well versed in DUII law and will create a defense strategy that takes into account the unique aspects of your case. Refuse to walk this road alone and call Veralrud and Fowler today.

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