Measure 11 Defense in Portland

Building a Defense to Your Measure 11 Case

In Oregon, the Measure 11 statute governs particularly serious crimes, such as violent crimes involving assault and battery and sex crimes. The statute specifies absolute minimum sentencing and punishments that must be given to individuals that are prosecuted and convicted of these crimes. The minimum sentencing can be extremely lengthy and hold complex, lifelong complications.

If you have been charged with a crime that falls under the statutes of Measure 11, it is absolutely necessary that you get the representation of an experienced and aggressive Portland criminal defense attorney from the Law Offices of Stephen J. Doyle.

Crimes that Fall Under Measure 11

Below you can find examples of the crimes that Measure 11 declares as "heinous" and review their absolute minimum sentencing:

  • Assault:
    • First degree – 7 years and 6 months
    • Second degree – 5 years and 10 months
  • Robbery:
    • First degree – 7 years and 6 months
    • Second degree – 5 years and 10 months
  • Kidnapping:
    • First degree – 7 years and 6 months
    • Second degree – 5 years and 10 months
  • Rape:
    • First degree – 8 years and 4 months
    • Second degree – 6 years and 3 months
  • Sex crimes:
    • Sodomy – up to 8 years and 4 months
    • Unlawful penetration – up to 8 years and 4 months
  • Sexual abuse – 6 years and 3 months
  • Murder – 25 years
  • Manslaughter:
    • First degree – 10 years
    • Second degree – 6 years and 3 months

Of course, there are specifics involved in each case that can lead to additional sentencing. In order to safeguard your future and your rights, it is important that you take immediate action and contact our Portland criminal defense lawyer right away.

Work with an Experienced Attorney Now

For more information on how the Law Offices of Stephen J. Doyle can help you, schedule a free case evaluation right away. We offer compassionate representation for clients with a wide range of needs. Our goal is to fight for your rights and help you pursue the best possible outcome. Each case is unique, which is why we encourage you to discuss your situation with our firm at once!

Contact our Portland Measure 11 attorney directly by calling (503) 406-9144.

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