Ballot Measure 11 (BM11) and felonies are very serious charges that require immediate representation from experienced legal professionals. At The Law Office of Siefman & Pond, 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.
Attempt or conspiracy to commit aggravated murder
Attempt or conspiracy to commit murder
Manslaughter in the first degree
Manslaughter in the second degree
Assault in the first degree
Assault in the second degree
Kidnapping in the first degree
Kidnapping in the first degree (during the commission or attempted commission of a serious sex crime)
Kidnapping in the second degree
Rape in the first degree
Rape in the first degree (if the victim is under 12 years of age and the defendant is 18 or older)
Rape in the second degree
Sodomy in the first degree
Sodomy in the first degree (if the victim is under 12 years of age and the defendant is 18 or older)
Unlawful sexual penetration in the first degree
Unlawful sexual penetration in the first degree (if the victim is under 12 years of age and the defendant is 18 or older)
Sexual abuse in the first degree
Robbery in the first degree
Robbery in the second degree
Arson in the first degree (when it represented a threat of serious physical injury)
Using a child in a display of sexually explicit conduct
Aggravated vehicular homicide
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.
Are you ready to begin working toward a favorable resolution to your BM11 or felony case? If so, now is the time to contact The Law Office of Siefman & Pond.
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