How long have you been representing DUI clients? How many DUI cases do you handle in a year?
Hunking Law, LLC has been handling DUI clients since 2013 and currently handles hundreds of DUI cases per year.
How often to you take cases to trial?
At Hunking Law, LLC we will take a case to trial every time that the case needs to go to trial. Joshua W. Hunking in particular considers himself a litigation attorney and has litigated dozens of jury trials to successful resolution for clients.
Is a plea agreement a possibility? How about any motions such as a pre-trial motion to suppress evidence?
Plea agreements are possible in Oregon criminal cases; the vast majority of criminal cases resolve by way of a negotiated plea agreement. Additionally, at Hunking Law, LLC we explore all possible ways to help frame the scope of evidence such that unreliable or unconstitutionally acquired evidence can't be used against you. That means we will file Motions to Suppress and Motions in Limine to Exclude Evidence in cases that warrant those motions.
What are the possible penalties if I am convicted of the charges?
The possible penalties for conviction on a State Criminal charge are widely varied. For Oregon State Criminal Charges the maximum penalties for most charges are listed below:
Note: These penalties are subject to change and may vary depending on the specific circumstances of the offense.
What is a clerk magistrate hearing?
A Clerk Magistrate hearing is not a procedure used in Oregon State Courts.
What is the process after criminal charges are filed in court?
After charges are filed in court a person will go through a series of steps to resolve their criminal case.
What is the difference between a State criminal charge and a Federal criminal charge?
A State criminal charge is one that is brought by the State of Oregon. Most criminal cases are State criminal charges. Federal criminal charges are those brought by the United State of America against a person. Federal criminal charges are substantially less frequent and occur either on federal land or otherwise involve a criminal charge stemming from some federal jurisdictional hook.
Do I even have a case?
At Hunking Law, LLC we are more than happy to discuss with you whether you even have a case. Our consultations are free and we will honestly evaluate your motor vehicle accident case to be able to determine if you have a case and if we can help you with that case.
Will I have to go to trial?
Almost all Motor Vehicle accident cases settle without going to trial. We are equipped to try your case if needed, but if you want to resolve the case short of a trial we will be able to help you achieve that result as well. No matter what, we will always honestly evaluate your case and provide you with the best advice we can muster in order to help you get the best possible outcome in your car collision case.
How long will a lawsuit take?
Lawsuits for car accident cases generally take a long time; sometimes years. We will work expeditiously to ensure your case moves forward as quickly as possible to help you reach your desired outcome in the case.
Do I really need a lawyer?
Because our consultations are free, it is always worth your time to call a Hunking Law, LLC attorney about your personal injury case to see if you even need a lawyer. We will honestly evaluate your case and give you straightforward feedback on whether you need to hire an attorney to handle your case. Generally speaking, you will almost always get a better outcome to your case with an attorney, and it is always worth asking an attorney if they can help make the outcome better for you.