If you’ve been arrested and/or cited for a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) in Forest Grove, OR, most likely you are required to appear in the Washington County Circuit Courthouse for your scheduled court appearance. Please check your citation to verify exactly where you need to be and when. It is your responsibility to appear in court as directed, to avoid a bench warrant being issued for your arrest and to avoid additional criminal charges.
The Washington County Courthouse is located in the county seat and largest city of Hillsboro, Oregon. Your initial court appearance, called the “arraignment” will take place at the Washington County Law Enforcement Center (LEC), located at:
215 SW Adams Avenue
Hillsboro, Oregon 97123
Subsequent appearances required for a DUI and DUI related charges are located in the main courthouse, located at:
Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
If you or someone you believe in needs help with a DUI arrest in Forest Grove, or elsewhere in Washington County — you should contact Reynolds Defense Firm today. We have over 50 years of combined experience with DUI arrests throughout the Portland Metropolitan area including the city of Forest Grove and Washington County Circuit Court. An arrest can be overwhelming. We understand. Give us a call today and let’s work together to figure out the next steps that work best for you. We can help relieve some of your stress by answering any questions about the DUI process in Forest Grove.More About Forest Grove, OR
Originally a small farm town, it is now primarily a commuter town of Portland – meaning its residents mostly work elsewhere, but live, eat and sleep in Forest Grove. Settled in the 1840s, the town was platted in 1850, then incorporated in 1872, making it the first city in Washington County. Notable facts about this small town are that one of the largest Giant Sequoia trees of the state of Oregon can be found in Forest Grove. Also, In the 1990s, filming for the television show, Nowhere Man, took place in Forest Grove numerous times, an in 2015, an episode of The Librarians was filmed at Pacific University and two other sites in Forest Grove.
Just minutes from the Historic Downtown area you can be hiking, horseback riding or biking through old growth forests, boating on a peaceful lake or playing a few rounds of golf on some of the most picturesque courses in the region.
It is never a good idea to face DUI or DUI related criminal charges without the counsel of an experienced lawyer who specializes in Oregon DUI Laws. The judges and prosecutors will not go out of their way to add harsh punishments, but they will not be doing you any favors either. We recommend you go into court with someone who knows how things work in the Washington County Circuit Court because the consequences of a conviction can be devastating. These consequences include lengthy jail times, large fines, damaged reputation, barriers to employment, barriers from housing, among other things that will affect the quality of your life on a daily basis. When you show up to court with one of our talented DUI specialists from Reynolds Defense Firm, it shows you are taking matters seriously and ready to move forward from a place of strength and understanding.
If you or a loved one needs help with a DUI charge in Forest Grove or Washington County—Reynold Defense Firm has a unique ability to help you. Please call us at (503) 223-3422, chat with us live 24/7, or contact us using the online form on this website for your free initial consultation. Having DUI lawyers with experience defending clients in that area can make a big difference in the outcome of your case. Our team has over 50 years of combined experience and can help answer your questions and figure out what the best steps are for you and your family.