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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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Common Questions About Louisiana Drug Possession Laws

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Common Questions About Louisiana Drug Possession Charges In Louisiana 2022 Louisiana has strict drug possession laws. Did you know that Louisiana has some of the most stringent drug possession laws in America? Louisiana's drug possession laws are just as strict as their DWI laws. You can find more information about Louisiana's DWI laws. Even a tiny amount of illegal cannabis can land you in prison for up to two weeks and a $300 fine. Penalties for possessing large amounts of illegal marijuana can reach up to 40 years imprisonment! You don't want your loved one to be in prison for the next birthday...

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Domestic Violence Attorney Robert LA

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] When the police merely think that some domestic violence has occurred in a relationship, they are now mandated to take the person into custody. If you or a loved on has been arrested or charged with a domestic violence crime pursuant to Penal Code Section 273.5 PC, then please contact Los Angeles domestic violence attorney. Domestic Violence Laws in LA The laws concerning domestic violence have changed significantly, and you must be able to protect your rights through the use of a Los Angeles domestic violence attorney. Domestic situations are never simple, and oftentimes there are real questions of fact. The police...

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