Riccola Voigt

Attorney

Riccola Voigt is currently a Pro Tem Judge in Grant County Justice Court, in Canyon City, Oregon. Riccola was previously a criminal defense attorney, representing clients in criminal, probation violation, contempt, civil commitment, dependency, and juvenile delinquency proceedings. She has a sociology degree from the University of Texas at Austin and earned her law degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. In law school, Riccola served as the law review literary and senior editor and clerked for the U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division and for a U.S. District Court Judge. In 2010, she graduated as Valedictorian and her law review note, Recovery Planning, Science and Flexibility Under the Endangered Species Act was published.


Articles By Riccola Voigt

Colorado DUI Laws, Fines, and Consequences
Colorado has three types of impaired driving offense: DUI, per se DUI, and DWAI. Here are how these offenses are defined and the penalties you'll face for a first, second, and third conviction.
Aggravated DUI in Illinois
In Illinois, as in all states, it’s a crime to operate a vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher. If arrested and convicted for this crime, judges typically apply a set of minimum and maximum sentencing guidelines. When determining the sentence, judges and prosecutors commonly weigh mitigating and aggravating factors.
Oregon’s Open Container Law
Read about Oregon's open container law and the penalties for consuming and possessing open containers of alcohol in a vehicle.
Open Container Law in Texas
Texas’s open container law generally prohibits possession of open containers of alcohol in a motor vehicle. However, the law doesn’t apply to some areas of a vehicle or to passengers in certain types of vehicles.
Florida’s Open Container Law
With certain exceptions, Florida prohibits drinking alcohol and possessing open containers of alcohol in a vehicle. Read about the details of Florida's open container law and the penalties for a violation.
First DUI/DWAI Offense in Colorado
Colorado has several classifications of intoxicated driving. Read about how DUI and DWAI are defined and the consequences of being convicted of a first offense.
Pennsylvania’s Open Container Law
Generally, Pennsylvania prohibits consumption of alcohol and drugs, as well as possession of open containers of alcohol in motor vehicles. However, there are exceptions allowing passengers to drink alcohol and have open containers of alcohol in certain types of vehicles.
First DWI or DWAI Offense in New York
A first conviction for Alcohol-DWAI is a traffic infraction and the penalties imposed are generally less severe than those for other impaired driving convictions.
Virginia’s Open Container Law
Virginia’s open container law and the penalties for drinking alcohol and possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Iowa’s Open Container Law
Under Iowa’s open container law, drivers and passengers are generally prohibited from possessing open containers of alcohol in a vehicle. Learn about the specifics of the law and the penalties for a violation