Monthly Archives: February 2023
Understanding Administrative Hearings After A DWI Charge
If you have been arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you may not be familiar with the legal process you are about to face. You may know that you will be criminally prosecuted, and may even have to serve jail time or pay high fines to the state. However, you… Read More »
Mailing Drugs Can Result In Criminal Charges
People may consider mailing drugs for several different reasons. A person may order certain drugs online, or one person may send a friend or family member drugs through the mail for very innocent reasons. Sometimes, people may even send drugs through the mail with the intention to traffic and distribute illicit substances. Regardless of… Read More »
A Police Error Can Get Your Charges Dismissed
Law enforcement officers in Ouachita Parish, and throughout the rest of Louisiana, must conduct themselves professionally at all times. When they make errors of judgment or other mistakes, innocent people suffer serious harm such as jail sentences, high fines, and even damage to their profession or reputation. However, if you can identify mistakes made… Read More »
The Do’s And Do Not’s Of Getting Arrested
Being arrested by the police is an extremely frightening and stressful experience. You may even start to panic, but this could result in mistakes that could cost you in the future. It is important to keep calm so that you can remember some important things to do, as well as things you should not… Read More »
Understanding The Different Types Of Business Fraud
Business fraud is much more common than people think. This type of fraud can include criminal offenses people, often employees, commit against businesses. The main reason people commit business fraud is to steal property or money from a business, customers, or employees. Business fraud can take many forms. Below, our Ouachita Parish theft crime… Read More »
What Are The Penalties For Prostitution In Louisiana?
In Louisiana, prostitution is against the law for both people offering sex, and for individuals who wish to buy it. Any type of compensation, whether it is money, property, or another incentive, in exchange for sex is illegal. All types of intercourse are considered a sexual act under the law, and they are all… Read More »
Can a Prescription Be Used As A Defense To A Drug Crime?
Every state in the country has different definitions for controlled dangerous substances (CDS). In Ouachita Parish, as throughout the rest of the state, drugs such as heroin, cocaine, and marijuana fall under this classification. Prescription drugs are also sometimes included in this classification. Under the drug schedules in Louisiana, Schedule I tops the list… Read More »