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August 2014 Archives

Drivers do not have to plead guilty in Louisiana DUI cases

Drivers who have been accused of driving under the influence of alcohol sometimes make the mistake of thinking that they have to plead guilty, but we think that it is very important for them to know that this is not the case. They do have the freedom to enter any plea that they choose, no matter how the arrest was made, depending on the direction that they want things to go.

What is sex offender registration in Louisiana?

As a person facing the potential punishments associated with sex offenses, it's important to know about the laws and when they began. Sex offender registration started in 1992 in Louisiana, when the state enacted the first law that mandated the registration of those who had been convicted of sex offenses against minors or others. The registration itself is completed through local law enforcement agencies.

What are the penalties for marijuana drug use?

Even though marijuana is legalized in some parts of the United States, it is not legal to use or distribute it in Louisiana. Here are several possible penalties you could face depending on your case. This information is not meant to be legal advice, but it should help you understand the possibilities of your case.

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