Protective Orders in Oregon

In Oregon, there are two types of protective orders: restraining orders and stalking orders. Each has its own definition and is granted based on different criteria. It’s important for those living in Oregon to understand the differences, especially if they … Continued

What Is Considered a Sex Crime in Oregon

Oregon takes sex crimes very seriously, and the penalties for conviction can be staggering. It’s important to know what constitutes a sex crime in the state. While some individuals may argue it’s easy to understand, there are specific details that … Continued

What Is a Protective Order

Protective orders are meant to protect someone from a particular kind of violence at the hands of another person. The two most common are stalking orders and restraining orders. What Is a Stalking Order? A stalking order can be issued … Continued

3 Common Traffic Violations in Oregon

The term “traffic violation” covers a broad range of behaviors, all of which share the common thread of disrupting traffic and creating danger for other drivers and pedestrians. A lot of potential traffic violations can be committed under Oregon law, … Continued

What’s Considered a Felony in Oregon

Understanding legal terminology can be difficult, especially as it can differ between states. A felony always carries a harsh connotation, but what exactly is a felony according to Oregon law, and what do you do if you’re accused of one? … Continued

Pedemonte Law | License Suspension After a DUI

License Suspension After a DUI Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is dangerous for you and everyone on the road. Your license will be suspended if you are arrested for driving under the influence. A DUI conviction, refusal … Continued

Cannabis Use and DUI Law in Oregon

Cannabis use has been legalized in the state of Oregon since 2015, but that doesn’t mean every use of it is illegal. For example, you might not have realized that driving while under the influence of a drug is considered … Continued