1. What is the DUI Process in Bend, OR? Part I

    We realize that drinking at a party may seem harmless — up until the point when you can’t decide if you’ve had too much to be able to drive. And if you do decide that you are “OK” to drive, do you know what the process of being pulled over, arrested, and going to court involves? Before you get in the car after you’ve been drinking, making that decision could be…Read More

  2. Fighting Off Holiday Depression

    While the holidays are usually a time for family gatherings and joyful celebrations, for many of us, they become sources of depression and sadness. Seeing family and friends can trigger certain traumas or memories for us that can throw us into a downward spiral. According to UC Davis Health*, commonly caused reasons of holiday depression are: Time Change Increased Alcohol …Read More

  3. Why You Should NOT Defend Yourself in Court

    Regardless of the charges against you, whether it’s a small traffic ticket or a felony charge that could have significant jail time and fines, defending yourself in court is generally not a good idea. Sure, there could be stories out there about people spending a day or two cramming in the library and pulling it off in the end, surprising everyone involved in your case, …Read More

  4. How Do You Choose a Defense Attorney?

    When you are facing a criminal charge, the last thing you want is to have someone defend you who doesn’t have your best interest at heart, or someone who doesn’t have the necessary experience or knowledge. That’s probably common sense, but beyond knowing that you need someone who knows what they are doing and who cares about your case, how do you choose an effective …Read More

  5. 6 DUI Myths to Understand Before Halloween

    Halloween is the perfect time of year to let loose and have a good time, but that doesn’t mean that laws aren’t still in place. At Donahue Law Firm, we want everyone to be safe while having fun. Our DUI attorneys understand that Halloween parties must have booze, we’ve been there too, but it’s also about drinking responsibly, knowing your limits, and understanding …Read More

  6. Best Pumpkin Beers in Oregon

    This season, Donahue Law Firm is focused on everything pumpkin, and that doesn’t exclude beer! We are always trying to find the best pumpkin beers on the map, so we took to this awesome list from www.thebrewsite.com as a guide to help us track the best beers in the state! This list was directly taken from The Brew Site, which you can find this list plus even more great l…Read More

  7. 5 Ways to Throw the Best Adult Halloween Party

    Halloween is one of the most festive nights of the year for children, but what about adults? Throw your friends a festive Halloween party with these helpful tips! Costume Contest Everyone loves a costume party! Call for a “Classy Halloween” or incorporate a theme into your event, such as 80s or famous monsters. Reward the winner with a gift card to a nice restaurant or…Read More

  8. Pumpkin Carving Safety for Kids

    Carving pumpkins is one of the most celebratory autumn things you can do as a family. Year after year, your kids will come back to you aiming to do it again. However, the best way to carve pumpkins is to do it safely with precaution to avoid any trips to the ER this Halloween. Here are some helpful tips for family friendly pumpkin carving.   Picking the Right Pumpkin …Read More

  9. Fall and Winter Driving Safety

    Something tells us that winter will be coming early this year! Don’t find yourself unprepared. It’s time to freshen up on your fall and winter driving skills. From black ice to slippery snow, driving in weather can be compromising. We’ve put together this list of helpful tips when it comes to safely driving in the coming months. Winter tires are commonly used in Cent…Read More

  10. How to Avoid Driving Under the Influence

    Most people don’t go out with the intention of getting behind the wheel intoxicated. After a couple of drinks, however, your judgement is one of the first signs of impairment, which can lead the drinker to get into a car and drive under the influence. We’ve put together a couple easy ways to assure that you won’t be able to get behind the wheel when you shouldn’t: …Read More