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March 2019 Archives

You take tests in college, but police give tests sometimes, too

As a Louisiana college student, you're likely quite accustomed to taking tests. If you have a high-class rank, you might even be on the dean's list for academic achievement. Then again, if you consider yourself academically challenged, you are definitely not alone in your struggle. The thought of taking a test might cause your blood pressure to soar, a cold sweat to break out and a full-out anxiety attack to occur.

What are the penalties for aggravated assault with a firearm?

Violent crimes tend to fill the media. Such allegations are serious, especially if a person was harmed or killed in the incident. Thus, being accused of a violent crime can have a huge impact on one's personal and professional reputation. Even after the criminal proceedings, a person's tarnished reputation can follow them. Because of this, it is imperative that those facing criminal charges take timely action to initiate a criminal defense. This not only allows the accused to protect their rights, but also limits the impact these allegations can have on their life.

Ignition interlock device requirements in Louisiana

It is well known in Louisiana and elsewhere that drinking and driving is dangerous. It is not only a reckless behavior that causes car accidents each year but also a serious situation that could result in a motorist facing harsh penalties. While some may not view a drunk driving charge like they would other criminal offenses, it is important to understand how a DUI conviction could impact one's life.

Helping you with your DUI defense

Being pulled over may not seem like something major; however, when a traffic stop results in a drunk driving charge, this matter is too serious for Louisiana drivers to just dismiss as a minor traffic violation. Whether it is a motorist's first or third DUI charge, it is important to take these matters seriously, as they can carry harsh penalties.

What is second-degree murder?

Being accused of a violent crime can carry significant hardships when compared to nonviolent crimes. These allegations can immediately tarnish one's personal and professional reputation, making it challenging to go back to one's normal life following the criminal process. This makes it imperative to not only initiate the criminal defense process as soon as feasibly possible, but for defendants to fully understand the charges against them and what defense opportunities he or she might have.

Are you facing charges of identity theft in Louisiana?

You undoubtedly never wanted to find yourself accused of a crime. Of course, like many others who never had such a desire, you have nonetheless found yourself in hot water with the authorities. Now, you must work to understand the allegations you face and your options for defending against them.

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