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Call (541) 345-4500 to schedule an appointment with the Duvall Law Office to discuss your case with an experienced criminal defense attorney. The Duvall Law Office represents individuals accused of criminal (including Measure 11 offenses, domestic violence crimes, and drunk driving type charges – DUI / DUII / driving under the influence) throughout the state of Oregon.
One of the many felony criminal charges we represent defendants on is the Class C felony of Coercion. The Oregon law defining this charge is set forth in ORS 163.275:
“(1) A person commits the crime of coercion when the person compels or induces another person to engage in conduct from which the other person has a legal right to abstain, or to abstain from engaging in conduct in which the other person has a legal right to engage, by means of instilling in the other person a fear that, if the other person refrains from the conduct compelled or induced or engages in conduct contrary to the compulsion or inducement, the actor or another will:
(a) Unlawfully cause physical injury to some person;
(b) Unlawfully cause damage to property;
(c) Engage in conduct constituting a crime;
(d) Falsely accuse some person of a crime or cause criminal charges to be instituted against the person;
(e) Cause or continue a strike, boycott or other collective action injurious to some persons business, except that such a threat is not deemed coercive when the act or omission compelled is for the benefit of the group in whose interest the actor purports to act;
(f) Testify falsely or provide false information or withhold testimony or information with respect to anothers legal claim or defense; or
(g) Unlawfully use or abuse the persons position as a public servant by performing some act within or related to official duties, or by failing or refusing to perform an official duty, in such manner as to affect some person adversely.
(2) Coercion is a Class C felony.”
Whether you need to retain an experienced criminal defense attorney for a case in Eugene, Corvallis, Albany, Roseburg, or any circuit or municipal court anywhere in Oregon, call the Duvall Law Office at: 541 345-4500.