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January 2019 Archives

Staying safe while going out in college

While in college, you and many other students in Louisiana undoubtedly want to obtain a quality education and also have a good time. After all, college is the first time many young people are away from their parents and can truly make their own decisions in certain situations. As a result, you may understandably want to make the most of this time in your life.

Medicare fraud and potential civil and criminal penalties

There comes a time in some individuals' lives where he or she is required to submit claims to the federal government. This may seem like a menial task, however, the details provided by those living in Louisiana and elsewhere are taken at face value. While human error can take place, it is believed that a person deliberately lied on some of these claims; this could be deemed a false claim.

What are the potential penalties for drug possession?

Facing a drug crime is a serious situation to be in. While these criminal allegations can range, it is possible for severe consequences to result even after a minor charge. This is because the criminal history of the accused is factored in when in the sentencing process. Whether this is the first time a person is accused of a drug crime or not, this matter should be treated seriously in Louisiana and other states.

Hit and run results in drug charges among others

A traffic violation in Louisiana and other states could transpire into more charges. Facing criminal allegations is a difficult predicament to be in. This is especially true when an individual is being accused of various charges. While it may have started out with a traffic stop, if law enforcement recovers certain evidence, a motorist could also face drug charges as well.

DWI charges can halt your college career in its tracks

When you stepped on a Louisiana college campus as an enrolled student, you likely brought several suitcases, storage bins and random package containers filled with anything and everything you could think of that you might need during your first semester. In addition to physical items, you may have also started the school year with a list of goals that you hoped to achieve during your college career. It typically takes several years to accomplish such goals.

Authorities locate 138 pounds of marijuana during search

There are various reasons to have a search warrant executed on a person or a place. When law enforcement in Louisiana and elsewhere suspect that a person has committed a crime, officers can take steps to uncover evidence to prove these suspicions. However, these need to be properly obtained and executed when trying to charge one with crimes such as drug crimes.

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