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What To Do When Pulled Over For A DUI

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Seeing police lights and hearing sirens in your rearview mirror is a scary experience, especially if you have been drinking. Even when you have not consumed alcohol, being pulled over can be intimidating and overwhelming for anyone. The things you say and the actions you take will have a dramatic impact on your case…. Read More »

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Can Passengers Face DUI Charges In Ouachita Parish?

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Most people in Ouachita Parish are aware that if they are caught driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 percent or more, they may be criminally charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI). However, many people are surprised to be charged with alcohol-related offenses after being a passenger in another person’s… Read More »

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Can Your Employer Fire You For A DUI Charge?

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If you have been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), you may have many concerns about your future. You may wonder if you will have to serve jail time, pay high fines, and are likely worried about having a permanent criminal record. In addition to these common concerns, you may also wonder how… Read More »

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Are Sobriety Checkpoints Legal In Louisiana?

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Every year, many people in Ouachita Parish and throughout the entire state face charges of driving under the influence (DUI). Often, people are charged after a police officer has stopped someone after observing dangerous behavior, such as a driver who is swerving in and out of lanes. However, that is not the only way… Read More »

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Four Ways A DUI Lawyer Can Help With Your Charges

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Being pulled over because a police officer suspects that you are driving under the influence (DUI) is scary. Being convicted of the crime is even worse. Fortunately, there are many ways you can beat the charges, but without an in-depth knowledge of the law, legal procedure, and the defenses available, it is very challenging…. Read More »

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How Will A DUI Affect Your Auto Insurance?

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Being convicted of driving under the influence will have many harsh consequences. You will have to pay high fines, have your driver’s license suspended, and you may even face jail time. In some cases, you may also have to install an ignition interlock device in your vehicle. Another consequence of a DUI conviction is… Read More »

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Things You Need To Know About Ignition Interlock Devices In Monroe

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In 2019 alone, more than 5,500 people were charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Louisiana. Anyone convicted of this offense faces some very serious consequences, which include jail time, high fines, and more. One of the potential penalties you may face if you are charged is the requirement of installing an ignition interlock… Read More »

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How Will A Conviction For A DWI Affect Your Driver’s License?

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A charge for driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Ouachita Parish will bring with it many consequences. The first of these many people think of is jail time and the high fines associated with a DWI conviction. However, another penalty that many people do not consider is the fact that they will lose their driver’s… Read More »

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