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Rhett Bernstein, DUI Attorney - Clackamas County, Oregon

Serving clients throughout Clackamas County - Call 503.454.6610

Clackamas County is one of the largest counties in Oregon. It is home to just shy of 400,000 residents and houses a number of well-known cities. Even though there are several large cities inside the county line, Clackamas County is somewhat more rural than you might expect and offers different law enforcement and legal procedures for dealing with DUI and other traffic problems that occur within the county limits.

If you find yourself in the back of a police car or behind bars facing DWI charges in Clackamas County, the first thing you need to do is contact Rhett Bernstein.

Clackamas County DUI Charges

First time offenders in Clackamas County can resolve their cases through the DUII Diversion Program, a program offered throughout the state of Oregon. By entering into diversion, you can avoid the non-expungable conviction, the hefty fines, jail time, one-year driver’s license suspension and ongoing probation that accompany DUI convictions..

In Diversion, you will be asked to sign an agreement offered by the court. In addition, you will be required to undergo a substance abuse evaluation and undergo treatment if you are found to have a problem with drugs or alcohol. In addition, you will be required to pay various fees and associated with your charge as well as attend a victim's panel and have a device attached to the ignition system of your vehicle in order to prevent future DWI charges. After you fulfill your responsibilities under the diversion program for 12 months, you will be dismissed from diversion and your DUI goes away..

Why You Need an Experienced DWI Attorney

If you have been arrested on suspicion of DUI, there are a number of processes that are set in motion, each designed to begin building a case against you. This is why it is so important to hire an experienced DWI attorney as soon as you can. By engaging in the services of a DUI attorney like Rhett Bernstein, you can preserve your rights and give yourself the best chances for a favorable outcome. Rhett will immediately contact the prosecuting attorney and begin conducting his own investigation in order to begin building a defense. It is imperative that you don't delay contacting an attorney if you have been charged with a DUI/DWI. Attempting to face DWI charges alone will frequently result in a conviction. And a conviction will usually result in stiff financial penalties, a driver’s license suspension, a conviction you can never wipe from your record, as well as the potential for jail time. That is just the immediate impact, long term a DUI has the potential to damage your reputation, damage your personal and professional relationships and possibly more. No other law firm has the experience and knowledge of the criminal justice system in Clackamas County, Oregon..

If you have been arrested or charged with DUII or think that charges may be coming, there is no other attorney who is more willing to go to bat for you than Rhett Bernstein. He understands how DUIs are prosecuted is are able to provide you with a vigorous defense that will help you avoid having a significant impact on your future, give you the best chance at avoiding jail time and preserving your right to drive. So, whether this is your first offense or you have a history of DWI, contact the Clackamas County DUI attorneys at our law firm today for a free consultation and learn how we may be able to help you lessen the potential for negative consequences in your DUI case..

If you were recently arrested for drunk driving in Clackamas County, please contact us for a free initial case analysis with our Clackamas County DUI Lawyer. We will listen to everything that happened leading up to, during and after the arrest. We will give you our candid opinion as to the likelihood of prevailing in court, and at the DMV hearing.