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False accusations of domestic abuse do occur. Almost seven years ago, the Oregon legislature decided to act. Some critics certainly feared that punishing false accusations of domestic violence would have a chilling effect on the reporting of real domestic abuse. No reasonable person condones this violence. However, decent people can be caught in a web...
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Here is a list of mandatory minimum sentences imposed for major crimes covered under Measure 11, passed by Oregon voters in 1994. As you can see, it is no light matter. According to the state of Oregon, there are 6140 people in prison for Measure 11 offenses as of December 1, 2017. (Source: Oregon Department...
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Oregon Attempts to Address Growing Prison Populations Signed August 8, 2017, Oregon House Bill 3078 attempts to address the state’s growing prison population with some common sense solutions that will benefit the people of Oregon and low level offenders.  This bill aims to change the sentencing guidelines for property and drug possession crimes and move...
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Drug Possession in Oregon May No Longer be a Felony In August of 2017, Governor Kate Brown signed HB 2355 into law.  House Bill 2355 will allow people caught with small amounts of drugs to face misdemeanor charges rather than the previous felony charge.  The change is aimed at decreasing prison populations for small first...
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Many people facing criminal charges are full of questions, many of them having to do with jail and prison. While the prospect of jail or prison can be overwhelming and scary, it is important to realize what you realistically may be facing and take steps to prepare yourself. In many cases, a conviction of a...
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If you have been convicted of a felony, several of your rights are stripped once you leave prison, including your right to own a gun. Many people truly miss this right and want to know if there is a way to restore their rights to own one. While not all convicted felons may own a...
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While we can work on many cases to help our clients, one of our biggest challenges is when a suspect signs a confession to a specific crime. It is hard to take back what a suspect has admitted in writing. However, some admissions of guilt are coerced and that is never ok. Sometimes, a suspect...
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Domestic violence charges are serious and if convicted of such charges, the convict’s life will forever be altered. Such charges are brought up and may be excessive for the situation or may be false accusations. If you are facing any domestic violence charges, it is crucial to speak with an aggressive domestic violence attorney who...
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As a Portland car crash attorney, we see all types of accidents and the devastating effects an accident can have on someone’s life. Despite the fact that speeding is illegal and steps have been taken to help decrease distracted driving, they are both prevalent “bad” behaviors on the road today and still remain two of...
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If you are even contemplating this question, you should consider contacting experienced Portland defense lawyers who can fully review your situation and advise you on your next steps. Most likely, if you are asking this question either you or someone you know and love has recently been arrested and is facing criminal charges or you...
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