PORTLAND FELONY DEFENSE LAWYERS

Aggressive Ballot Measure 11 & Felony Representation

Ballot Measure 11 (BM11) and felonies are very serious charges that require immediate representation from experienced legal professionals. At Siefman Law LLC, we are proud to offer knowledgeable services and aggressive defense for our clients in and around the Portland area who have been charged with BM 11 and felony crimes. When you work with our firm, we will develop a personalized strategy unique to your case, and protect your rights and freedoms to the best of our ability.

When a person is charged with a BM11 crime, they will face high mandatory bail amounts and may be unable to get out of custody. BM11 requires that 15, 16, and 17 year olds charged with certain crimes be automatically charged as adults. Conviction for these crimes require lengthy mandatory prison terms that are not eligible for credits or other time reductions.

Ballot Measure 11 Crimes and Mandatory Sentences

Crime

Mandatory Sentence

Murder

300 Months

Attempt or conspiracy to commit aggravated murder

120 Months

Attempt or conspiracy to commit murder

90 Months

Manslaughter in the first degree

120 Months

Manslaughter in the second degree

75 Months

Assault in the first degree

90 Months

Assault in the second degree

70 Months

Kidnapping in the first degree

90 Months

Kidnapping in the first degree (during the commission or attempted commission of a serious sex crime)

300 Months

Kidnapping in the second degree

70 Months

Rape in the first degree

100 Months

Rape in the first degree (if the victim is under 12 years of age and the defendant is 18 or older)

300 Months

Rape in the second degree

75 Months

Sodomy in the first degree

100 Months

Sodomy in the first degree (if the victim is under 12 years of age and the defendant is 18 or older)

300 Months

Unlawful sexual penetration in the first degree

100 Months

Unlawful sexual penetration in the first degree (if the victim is under 12 years of age and the defendant is 18 or older)

300 Months

Sexual abuse in the first degree

75 Months

Robbery in the first degree

90 Months

Robbery in the second degree

70 Months

Arson in the first degree (when it represented a threat of serious physical injury)

90 Months

Using a child in a display of sexually explicit conduct

70 Months

Compelling prostitution

70 Months

Aggravated vehicular homicide

240 Months

Non Ballot Measure 11 felony crimes carry significantly higher penalties than misdemeanor cases and the consequences you could face may have life-changing impacts, such as the inability to possess firearms. Our Portland criminal lawyers can seek out the best possible outcome for your individual case. At our firm, we are proud to have assisted countless clients in defending their rights and achieving positive outcomes in their felony cases in a timely and efficient manner.

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Are you ready to begin working toward a favorable resolution to your BM11 or felony case? If so, now is the time to contact us.

We are proud to offer:

  • Free case evaluations over the phone or in person
  • Aggressive representation
  • ​A track record of success
  • Compassionate and zealous advocacy​
  • Personalized strategy

You need to protect your rights! After an arrest, you can rely on our team. Our firm has been highly recommended by previous clients, and we will work to help you reach a positive resolution for your situation.

To get started, contact Siefman Law LLC today and schedule a free consultation with our team.