Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu
Whiddon Criminal Defense
Call Today To Schedule A Free Consultation Available 24/7 318-387-2776

Category Archives: Criminal Defense

Juvenile

Steps To Take If Your Child Is Arrested

By Whiddon Criminal Defense |

It is the phone call no parent wants to receive. You have just learned that your child has been arrested, and likely do not know what to do next. You may wonder if you could have prevented this from happening, and you will worry about whether your child will be okay. You may feel… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Tips

Five Tips For Finding The Right Ouachita Parish Criminal Defense Lawyer

By Whiddon Criminal Defense |

If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime, it is critical that you speak to an Ouachita Parish criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. However, not all criminal defense lawyers are equal. You need legal representation that will give you the best chance of protecting yourself now, and in… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Probation

How To Successfully Complete Probation In Monroe

By Whiddon Criminal Defense |

Probation is a very helpful tool for individuals who have been convicted of a crime. Still, probation is a serious life event that will have drastic effects on the way you live your life. People ordered to go through probation sometimes struggle to meet the many requirements that are placed on them. Unfortunately, failing… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
KnowRights

What Are Your Miranda rights?

By Whiddon Criminal Defense |

Anyone who has ever watched a crime television show or movie is familiar with the Miranda rights in the country. A familiarity, though, does not always mean that people have a thorough understanding of what these rights entail, or when they apply. For example, contrary to what many people think, a police officer is… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Handcuffs4

Four Ways Social Media Can Affect Your Criminal Case

By Whiddon Criminal Defense |

Social media sites such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter have made it easier to connect with friends, family members, and even people you have never met before. These platforms are also a great outlet for news and entertainment. Still, it is important to remember that regardless of the privacy settings you select, nothing you… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
CrimJustice2

Should You Accept A Plea Bargain After Being Criminally Charged?

By Whiddon Criminal Defense |

After being charged with a crime, it is natural to wonder how you can avoid the harshest consequences. It is never possible to predict exactly how a criminal case may be resolved and you and your Ouachita Parish criminal defense lawyer may be considering a plea bargain. Plea bargains have many different benefits, but… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
JuryBox

When Should I Choose A Jury Trial?

By Whiddon Criminal Defense |

Trials are one of the most important parts of the criminal justice process. If you have been accused of committing a crime, a trial makes sure that you have the opportunity to plead your case before a decision is made in your case. During a jury trial, your lawyer will argue your case to… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Arrested6

Understanding Statutory Rape Charges In Ouachita Parish

By Whiddon Criminal Defense |

Statutory rape charges are fairly common in Ouachita Parish and throughout the rest of the state. The law is also largely misunderstood and so, people find themselves facing charges even when they did not do anything wrong, or they did not think they were committing a crime. If you or someone you love has… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
CrimDef7

Understanding Court-Ordered Community Service

By Whiddon Criminal Defense |

After being convicted of a criminal offense, many people hope that part of their sentence will include community service. Court-ordered community service has many benefits for convicted individuals, including the possibility of avoiding jail time. However, community service after a conviction is also largely. misunderstood. Below, our Ouachita Parish criminal defense lawyer explains. What… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Vandalism

What Is The Offense Of Criminal Damage To Property?

By Whiddon Criminal Defense |

Most people understand that when someone damages another person’s property, they may face civil liability. For example, after a car accident, one driver can file a claim against the negligent motorist to claim compensation for damage to their vehicle, as well as their other losses. There are times, though, when property damage is a… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn