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Mistakes People Make After a DWI Arrest

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Do you have questions about Mistakes after a DWI arrest? If you have been arrested for DWI, it is important to know what mistakes to avoid. This blog post discusses the most common mistakes people make after a DWI arrest, and how to avoid them. Learn how to protect your rights and get the best possible outcome for your case. By following these tips, you can help avoid making common mistakes after a DWI arrest in Louisiana. Here are some of the most common mistakes people make after a DWI arrest in Louisiana: 1) Talking to the police without an attorney...

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Criminal Defense Alternatives to Prison

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Community service is a valuable alternative to prison that can help offenders pay their debt to society, while also giving back to their communities. This blog post discusses the benefits of community service, such as its cost-effectiveness, its ability to reduce recidivism rates, and its potential to help offenders develop pro-social skills. Criminal Defense Alternatives to Prison. Community service is a form of punishment that requires offenders to perform unpaid work in the community. It is often used as an alternative to incarceration and can be a valuable way to help offenders pay their debt to society while also giving...

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Benefits of Working with a Criminal Lawyer

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Benefits of Working with a Criminal Lawyer 1. We Know the Criminal Justice System Inside and Out: Working with a criminal lawyer can be beneficial in a variety of ways. An experienced criminal defense attorney can help you understand the charges you are facing, provide an aggressive defense strategy, and guide you through the entire legal process. Criminal lawyers in Covington, LA, have an in-depth understanding of the local justice system, the laws, and the court procedures. We can help you navigate the entire legal process from beginning to end, ensuring that you get the best possible outcome. We Will...

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Heroin Possession and Distribution – Louisiana

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Heroin Possession and Distribution - Louisiana If you or someone you care about has been charged with a drug offense involving heroin, it is important to contact an experienced Covington criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. Ernest Bauer is committed to helping each client achieve the best possible outcome in their case and works to ensure that their rights are protected. Contact her today for a free consultation. In Louisiana, possession and/or distribution of heroin is a serious criminal offense. Possession of heroin is punishable by imprisonment for up to five years with or without hard labor and a fine...

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Is The Pretrial Diversion Program Automatic In Louisiana?

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Is The Pretrial Diversion Program Automatic In Louisiana? No, it is not automatic. Pretrial Diversion Programs are offered in Louisiana on a case-by-case basis. Eligibility for a Pretrial Diversion Program is determined by the district attorney’s office, and the decision to offer the program is at their discretion. What Is Pretrial Diversion Exactly? Pretrial diversion is a program in which certain offenders accused of minor offenses can avoid prosecution by agreeing to certain conditions. It is typically offered to first-time offenders as an alternative to a trial. In Louisiana, pretrial diversion programs are not automatic. Each county or parish may have its...

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How Does The Diversion Program Work In Louisiana?

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] How Does The Diversion Program Work In Louisiana? In Louisiana, a diversion program is an alternative to prosecution for certain offenses. It is designed to allow offenders to accept responsibility for their actions without a conviction or jail time. The program allows the offender to complete certain requirements, such as community service, counseling, or payment of restitution, in order to avoid prosecution. If the program is successfully completed, the charges against the offender are dropped. What is Pretrial Diversion Pretrial diversion is a program that allows individuals who have been charged with a criminal offense to avoid a criminal conviction by completing...

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First offense Penalty for DWI in Louisiana?

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] First offense Penalty for DWI in Louisiana? You may be curious about the penalties if you are arrested for DWI. If you are convicted, I will detail the judge's conditions. Louisiana's legislature passed a law that required judges to order the following requirements for probation. This law does not apply to all defendants in the same manner. DWI cases do not work like speeding tickets, where you call the court to ask how much to be paid. The judge can change the terms of your probation or put you in jail for up to six months if he doesn't like...

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Louisiana DWI First Offense: Guide To DWI Laws In Louisiana

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Louisiana DWI First Offense: Guide To DWI Laws In Louisiana You should know that Louisiana DWI first-offense charges and LA DWI laws are severe. This will help you understand a DWI in Louisiana. Louisiana DWI First Offense: Are you being held for a Louisiana DWI offense? Continue to find out what to expect. We will discuss first-offense charges and what to do if you have been arrested multiple times. Louisiana: What you need to know about driving while intoxicated arrest Can I drive? After being arrested for DWI, the first thing you might be concerned about is, "Can I drive?". You can legally drive...

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DWI Administrative Hearings after DWI Arrests In Louisiana

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] DWI Administrative Hearings after DWI Arrests In Louisiana How can a motorist win a DWI administrative hearing in Louisiana? The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections will suspend a motorist's driving privileges if he or she is arrested for Driving While Intoxicated in Louisiana (DWI). This civil procedure is separate from the DWI case filed by the prosecutor (usually the District Attorney or City Attorney). So, Louisiana has two statutory programs regarding the suspension or revocation of driving privileges for DWI-related arrests. The DPSC has instituted a civil and administrative licensing process under the Implied Consent Laws of Louisiana (La. R.S. R.S....

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What laws in Louisiana protect children from trafficking?

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] What laws in Louisiana protect children from trafficking? Children are often exploited for child labor or begging. These numbers are not the complete list of cases of human trafficking, but they do give some indication of how many occurred. The illegal recruitment, transfer, transport, receipt, or sheltering of children under 18 years old by threats, coercion, and force or inducing fear of exploitation is known as child trafficking. There were 11,500 human trafficking cases in the United States. In 2019, Louisiana had 159 cases. This only shows the number of cases reported to the hotline via text, phone calls, emails,...

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