The Oregon Court of Appeals reversed a woman’s conviction for violating a restraining order on Wednesday, holding that, since she thought her husband had dismissed the order, she could not be found in contempt. The woman, whose estranged husband had obtained a restraining order against her, agreed to see him after he said that he … Read More →
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A bill to record grand jury testimony in Oregon is moving through the state legislature and recently won endorsements from the Deschutes County District Attorney, the Bend Bulletin, and the Oregon State Senate’s Committee on Judiciary.
Oregon grand juries hear testimony to decide whether sufficient evidence supports charging a person with a felony offense. Currently, the … Read More →
On January 20, 2016, Denny Maison spoke to the Oregon State Penitentiary Latino Club about criminal defense, immigration consequences, and appeal and post-conviction issues. Denny was invited by Voz Hispana Cambio Comunitario and the Oregon State Penitentiary Latino Club to discuss the importance of good criminal defense, immigration consequences that can result from criminal cases, … Read More →
Jeff Jones recently entered a not guilty plea in Benton County Circuit Court for Bryan Tilley.
According to news reports, Mr. Tilley is charged with hacking into his stepdaughter’s social media accounts to stop her from partying.
A plea of not guilty is a denial of all charges alleged.
Alex Kozinski, the chief judge of the 9th Circuit United States Court of Appeals highlighted Brady violations in a recent decision.
Brady refers to the landmark United States Supreme Court case of Brady v. Maryland, which requires prosecutors to share material and exculpatory information with the defense.
Unfortunately, that obligation is not always followed. In his dissent, … Read More →
The New Yorker recently published an article that emphasizes the importance of contacting an attorney as soon as you learn that you may be charged with a crime.
Police officers often apply a technique known as The Reid Technique to coerce suspects into confessing to crimes that they did not commit.
Remember, you have the right to … Read More →
The Oregon legislature will begin its 2014 session on Monday, February 3, 2014.
At that time, House Bill (HB) 4089 is scheduled to be introduced at the request of the House Interim Committee on Judiciary. If passed by both houses of the legislature and signed by the governor in the same form it is introduced, HB … Read More →
Why is it important to contact an attorney right away?
In some cases, a good lawyer will represent your side of the case to the police or the prosecutor, even before a charge is filed. In other cases, it is best to remain silent. In either event, you will not know what your options are unless you talk to a lawyer right away.
- Oregon Court of Appeals reverses contempt conviction for woman who thought restraining order had been dismissed. November 3, 2016
- Bend Bulletin and Deschutes County District Attorney support bill to record grand jury testimony in Oregon February 13, 2016
- Denny Maison talks to the Oregon State Penitentiary Latino Club about criminal defense, immigration consequences, and appeal and post-conviction issues. February 9, 2016
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