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Representation of All Oregon Measure 11 Offenses and Crimes of Violence
Hillsboro Criminal Defense Attorney Casey Kovacic understands the sense of uncertainty and anxiety you might be experiencing after being charged with a crime. In Oregon, Measure 11 crimes carry mandatory minimum bail amounts and mandatory minimum prison sentences. In Measure 11 cases, defendants benefit from a strong defense to protect their constitutional rights.
Pursuing Just Outcomes in Measure 11 Cases
Since being enacted in 1994, Oregon's Measure 11 law has been amended multiple times. Like numerous other laws, legislative changes may occur that can affect the outcome of your case. Oregon Measure 11 cases are complex, and it is crucial to secure counsel from a criminal defense attorney experienced in representing clients charged with serious criminal offenses. Casey Kovacic is well-versed in this area of Oregon criminal law and works one-on-one with each client — taking the time to listen, offering practical advice and developing a strategy grounded in his years of criminal defense experience.
As your lawyer, Casey Kovacic will answer your questions and help you develop a defense against your Measure 11 charges. Some of the crimes associated with Measure 11 include:
- Unlawful Sexual Penetration
- Sexual Abuse
Criminal Defense for Juveniles
In Oregon, defendants aged 15 and over can be charged and tried as adults for Measure 11 crimes. Under Measure 11, teens that lack full maturity and cognitive development are subject to the same harsh sentencing consequences as their adult peers. Oregon law provides for some flexibility in Juvenile Measure 11 cases, such as allowing for "Second Look" hearings in certain cases.
Contact Casey Kovacic today if a juvenile family member or friend is facing Measure 11 charges and needs the advocacy of an experienced Oregon criminal defense attorney.
Contact Us for Aggressive Criminal Defense
Being convicted of a crime — no matter the circumstances — is a serious matter. To begin the process of building a strong defense, contact our law office located in Hillsboro, Oregon, by calling 503-693-8725 or by sending an email.