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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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What is Burglary in Louisiana?

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] What is Burglary in Louisiana? Criminal charges for the intention to commit burglary can result in severe penalties, including restitution, jail time, and fines. We will now summarize the burglary offense and possible penalties. Contrary to robbery, burglary is generally a non-confrontational offense with few witnesses. Louisiana law defines burglary as the unauthorized entry of any structure intending to commit a crime or steal therein. Burglary can take many forms, including unauthorized entry with intent to steal or commit a felony. The Louisiana law includes the following types of burglary offenses: Simple Burglary Louisiana law says that La. R.S. R.S. 14:60. Simple...

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Louisiana’s Marijuana Laws: What has changed?

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Louisiana's Marijuana Laws: What has changed? Louisiana was the nation's incarceration capital until not too long ago. Governor Edwards got the state as close to legalizing cannabis use as possible. The Louisiana Legislature passed a limited decriminalization bill for small amounts of marijuana, and it also made significant progress towards legalization and expanded the medical marijuana program. Welcome Revisions to Cannabis Laws In Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed HB 652. The penalty for possessing marijuana was reduced to a fine-only offense that could be enforced with a summons instead of an arrest. Although the legislature has reduced some penalties over time,...

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How can a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer help you in Covington, LA?

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Many people consider riding a motorcycle a way of life. Motorcycling is a unique mode of transportation that offers freedom, adventure, escape, and the ability to get where you need it to with less gas and better maneuverability. Motorcyclists will agree that riding a bike is the most convenient way to travel, but it can also be dangerous. Motorcyclists can sustain serious injuries if they are not seen by truck and car drivers. The Ernest Bauer Law Firm can help you claim your right to compensation if you were in a motorcycle accident in Covington. It's clear that a motorcycle...

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Why you should choose attorney for Domestic Abuse in Covington LA

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Are you a suspect in domestic violence in Covington? We may be able help you if your answer is yes. Ernest Bauer Law Firm has an office in Covington, LA. Domestic violence charges can be serious offenses with severe consequences. We are sensitive to the stress that clients experience when facing a domestic violence charge. Domestic violence cases can involve many different issues. Protective orders, pending divorces, financial issues and child custody issues are all possible. The defendant could also be sentenced to jail. Our clients are helped by our ability to consider all aspects of their lives and the...

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Seven Things You Should Know About Juvenile Crime

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Juvenile justice, system of laws, policies, and procedures intended to regulate the processing and treatment of non adult offenders for violations of law and to provide legal remedies that protect their interests in situations of conflict or neglect. Punishable offenses that are classified as criminal offenses for adults are referred to as delinquency when committed by juveniles, whereas juvenile offenses mandating legal intervention only are referred to as status offenses. A high proportion of cases involving juvenile offenders are handled informally by means of cautions or counseling. The procedure followed in juvenile courts is distinct from that of criminal courts. Understanding why...

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Why should you hire an attorney for theft crimes?

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] If you are facing criminal charges, you may be thinking of trying to handle the matter alone - especially if this is your first offense or you know that you are guilty of committing the crime. However, this would not be a smart decision, and the consequences could go far beyond what happens in your criminal case. You may not realize that a guilty plea—even for a misdemeanor—will result in you having a permanent criminal record. This can have huge consequences in your life, such as your ability to obtain a job, a professional license, or citizenship. You do not...

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