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FREE Expunction Clinic

Updated 3/2016 Metropolitan Public Defender Criminal Record Expunction Clinic Call (503) 225-9100 for current schedule Metropolitan Public Defender Kress Building 630 SW 5th Avenue Suite #500 Portland, OR 97204 (503) 225-9100 Our expunction clinic is held every week in our downtown office at 630 SW 5th Ave (corner of SW 5th and Morrison).  Due to […]

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What to Say during a Traffic Stop

Traffic Stop: “Do You Know Why I Stopped You?” It Happens to Everyone. Sooner or later, everyone gets stopped for a traffic violation. Sooner or later, anyone who drinks and drives gets stopped for DUII. First, it is always best to avoid drinking and driving. Second, following traffic signals and posted speed limits is the best way […]

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Do I Have to Consent to a Search?

Do I have to Allow a Search? Just Say No to Warrantless Searches. There is no “Miranda warning” for searches. The police officer won’t tell you what I’m telling you now—that you have a right to refuse consent to a search of your person, your clothes, your backpack, your briefcase, your car, your boat, your […]

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