The Aftermath of Drug Decriminalization in Oregon

Why Decriminalization Was Proposed On the surface, decriminalization sounds like it could be a strong approach to tackling illicit drug use, addiction, and crime. The drug prohibition movement – an approach to reducing substance use by prohibiting it entirely and...

Common Concerns with Hiring an Attorney

When thinking about hiring an attorney, it’s only natural to have concerns – especially during these unpredictable and unprecedented times. Your worries may relate to the attorney’s availability and capacity, their costs, and the worry of being disadvantaged...

What to Consider If You’re Accused of a Drug Crime in Oregon

If you’re facing drug charges in Beaverton, Oregon, it’s crucial to understand the specifics of Oregon’s drug laws, the potential for alternative sentencing, the importance of drug treatment, and the various defense strategies that could be used in your case.

Snitching & Plea Bargaining: The Dark Underbelly of the American Justice System

Factually podcast discusses plea bargaining and informant testimony in American justice system, often leading to wrongful convictions and lack of regulation for informant protection and reliability.

Corbridge Law Wins Gold In Best of Beaverton

Corbridge Law Wins Gold In Best of Beaverton

Pamplin Media Group in Beaverton, Oregon, ran a survey to its readership and asked the question, "Which businesses are the best in Beaverton?" There was online voting and each person was only allowed to vote a single time. In the beginning, Corbridge Law Offices was...

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What If It Is My First Offense?

The state’s sentencing guidelines say judges must consider the seriousness of the crime and the impact on victims, while also keeping in mind the defendant’s age, prior record, and history of substance abuse. Experience shows that defendants with previous criminal...

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How Do You Hire an Attorney?

How Do You Hire an Attorney?

What are the steps to getting legal council? I need a lawyer - now what? Research! Choose a lawyer Negotiate a legal agreement Paying your lawyer Conclusion I need a lawyer - now what? When you find yourself in the position of requiring legal counsel, you may not have...

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Gypsy Jokers Clubhouse Leader Found Not Guilty In Federal Racketeering Case

Gypsy Jokers Clubhouse Leader Found Not Guilty In Federal Racketeering Case

(Portland, Ore) On a cloudy Tuesday, November 30, 2021, a federal jury in Portland, Oregon’s Federal Court found two members of the Gypsy Jokers, also known as the Gypsy Jokers Outlaw Motorcycle Club, guilty of kidnapping and murder in aid of racketeering. The charges were brought for the 2015 kidnapping and murder of Robert Huggins, a Portland resident and former club member and the trial lasted five weeks.

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Can I Fight A Restraining Order?

Can I Fight A Restraining Order?

If you have been served with a restraining order you need to know that this is a serious situation and without legal representation can cause major disruption to your livelihood.  In Oregon, a restraining order falls under the Family Abuse Protection Act (also known...

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Different Types of Law Enforcement Agents

Different Types of Law Enforcement Agents

With so many different types of government law enforcement agents, it can be confusing whichgovernment agent does what and how a citizen should react to each of them. In an emergency, you should always call 911. When reporting a non-emergency you should call your...

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