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What is the Louisiana ignition interlock device law?


Being pulled over for a DUI in Baton Rouge is a nerve-wracking occasion. A driver can feel nervous, scared and unsure of what to do. A person who is convicted of drunk driving can face various penalties, with one of them having an ignition interlock device installed in their car.

What happens if you refuse a breath test during a DWI stop?


Most Louisiana residents know how dangerous it is to drive after they have been drinking. The State of Louisiana takes drunk driving very seriously, and those who are convicted can face serious penalties. But what happens if a driver refuses to take a breath test?

We are experienced attorneys for when you are facing a DWI charge


Baton Rouge area residents know that driving after they have been drinking may not be a good idea. The consequences of a DUI conviction are serious. Those who are facing a DWI need to speak with an experienced attorney to help them with their legal situation.

What are the consequences for multiple DWIs in Louisiana?


Most Louisiana residents know how dangerous it is to drive after drinking. But everyone makes mistakes, and occasionally, law enforcement does not follow proper procedure and thus arrests someone for a DWI without foundation. However, with respect to those who make a mistake, when a person is arrested for a second or third DWI, the penalties can be much more serious.

An underage drunk driving conviction can change a life forever


Everyone knows that kids make stupid mistakes. It's been proven that a person's brain isn't fully developed until they are well into their 20s. With this in mind, it can be understandable that teenagers can make bad choices, including driving after they have been drinking. But the punishment that a teen can face for a DWI in Louisiana can affect them for the rest of their lives.

Have you been arrested for drunk driving? We are on your side


Most Baton Rouge area residents know how important it is to be a safe driver. But, occasionally a person can make a mistake. Everyone makes mistakes sometimes and these mistakes can be serious. Drunk driving is a punishable offense that can cause a person to have serious consequences.

St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner

Americans throughout the country, including Baton Rouge, Louisiana, love to celebrate. In January it was New Year's Eve. In February we have the Super Bowl, and right around the corner here in March we have Saint Patrick's Day. While many traditional Irish folks like to celebrate it with corned beef, cabbage and Irish soda bread, for many others it is just a good reason to dress in green, maybe watch a local parade, and head out for to the local Irish watering hole or party for some celebrating.

Difference between regular and underage DUI charges

Every state has laws regarding operating a vehicle while being impaired by drinking too much alcohol. The term "vehicle" can include cars, trucks, motorcycles and commercial vehicles. In order to convict a person of a "Driving Under the Influence" (DUI) offense, the officer must confirm the driver was above the legal limit for driving. Furthermore, the blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) of the driver has to be monitored to see whether he was above the legal limit or not.

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