How much does a DUI cost in Oregon?

How much does a DUI cost in Oregon? 2017-06-16T09:36:21+00:00

How much does a DUI cost in Oregon?

You’ve probably seen the multi-million-dollar marketing campaigns by NHTSA and ODOT attempting to scare you into avoiding a DUI.  Well, unlike many of their campaign slogans and themes– which are just shy of the ridiculous propaganda exploitation film Reefer Madness— their warnings about the cost of a DUI aren’t far off the mark.

DUI charges are expensive to deal with. Most drivers don’t realize that it’s not one large expense, but rather a series of small expenses that add up and make the overall DUI very expensive.

How much does a first-time DUI cost in Oregon?

The actual fines, fees, assessments, and legal expenses vary, but here are some approximate figures:

  • Diversion fee: $500.00
  • Evaluation fee: $150.00
  • Victim Impact Panel fee: $40.00 – $50.00
  • Drug and alcohol treatment: $500.00 – $750.00
  • SR-22 insurance and hardship application: $200.00
  • Interlock Ignition Device for one year: $900.00
  • Legal fees: $1,000.00 – $3,000.00

How much does a subsequent DUI cost in Oregon?

The actual fines, fees, assessments, and legal expenses vary, but here are some approximate figures:

  • Conviction fines, fees, and assessments: $1,400.00
  • Evaluation fee: $150.00
  • Victim Impact Panel fee: $40.00 – $50.00
  • Drug and alcohol treatment: $2,000.00 – $3,000.00
  • SR-22 insurance and hardship application: $200.00
  • Interlock Ignition Device for two years: $1,800.00
  • Legal fees: $1,000.00 – $3,000.00

How much does a second DUI within five years cost in Oregon?

The actual fines, fees, assessments, and legal expenses vary, but here are some approximate figures:

  • Conviction fines, fees, and assessments: $3,000.00
  • Evaluation fee: $150.00
  • Victim Impact Panel fee: $40.00 – $50.00
  • Drug and alcohol treatment: $2,000.00 – $3,000.00
  • SR-22 insurance and hardship application: $200.00
  • Interlock Ignition Device for five years: $4,500.00
  • Legal fees: $1,000.00 – $3,000.00

A DUI conviction can be expensive. Before you plead guilty, speak with a DUI attorney. Know your rights, and understand your options.