DUI, DUII, DWI – What’s the difference?

DUI, DUII, DWI – What’s the difference?

In Oregon, if you are arrested for drinking and driving, you’ll be charged with “Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants,” or DUII for short. But you might have noticed that Oregon criminal defense attorneys commonly refer to themselves as DUI lawyers. And, you...
What is a ‘Minor in Possession’ Charge?

What is a ‘Minor in Possession’ Charge?

Minor in Possession of Alcohol (MIP) is a violation under Oregon law.  Possession includes consumption of alcohol. A conviction of this offense could result in a fine, having to attend a Victims Impact Panel and a suspended license. If the minor was operating a motor...