If you have been accused of DUI, Remember: Diversion is not your only option.
You have rights. And you have defenses.
BY WILLIAM FRANCIS
If you're looking for a criminal defense attorney, chances are you or someone you care for has just been through an ordeal. It's understandable if you're embarrassed, angry or confused.
Take heart. Sometimes, bad things happen to good people. Don't give up.
This information has been posted to help you understand what you need to do next.
If you have been charged with DUI,
Talk to a legal specialist.
Find an attorney who specializes in representing persons who are accused by police, prosecutors and Oregon administrative agencies of major offenses.
The law firm of Carini & Francis has represented hundreds of clients charged with felony and misdemeanor offenses. The attorneys of this firm have extensive education, skills and experience in defending persons accused of major traffic crimes, including driving under the influence of a prescription medication, a controlled substance or alcohol (DUI or DUII).
In March 2014, William Francis completed an advanced legal education program, Mastering Scientific Evidence, sponsored by the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, convening in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is a graduate of the National College for DUI Defense, convening at Harvard Law School, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He completed police certification training advanced in drug recognition (DRE) protocols in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2013, and he completed specialized police training in DUI – DUII Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing in Los Angeles, California, in 2011.
You need a fighter.
While a lawyer can't guarantee success in every case, a competent criminal defense attorney will be able to promise that, by the time a case is over, the prosecutor and the police will know they've been in a fight.
Click here to look at a partial list of recent DUII cases where the clients of this law firm have prevailed.
You need help now.
This law firm offers free consultations
and immediate legal aid throughout Southern Oregon. When you call this office, someone -- a real person -- will take your call. Immediately. Your questions will be answered courteously and promptly. You will be connected to an attorney without delay.
Call this office for immediate assistance in Medford and all of Southern Oregon, including Ashland, Gold Beach, Grants Pass, Roseburg and Klamath Falls.
Your defense attorney will demand to see the evidence.
Your defense attorney will demand that the Government's attorneys provide:
• Information on any witness the Government plans to call to testify against you, and any evidence the witness will offer.
• Records that could prove that the equipment used for any forensic test was not functioning properly, or that the person conducting the test was not properly certified.
• Any evidence in the Government’s possession that would show that the police made mistakes and that you cannot be found guilty.