Carl Barkemeyer is an Underage DWI/DUI defense lawyer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. If someone is under the age of 21, they are presumed to be under the influence if their BAC is .02 or above. The law is less forgiving for younger people. See below the pertinent excerpt of the Louisiana statute.
The crime of underage operating a vehicle while intoxicated is the operating of any motor vehicle, aircraft, watercraft, vessel, or other means of conveyance when the operator's blood alcohol concentration is 0.02 percent or more by weight if the operator is under the age of twenty-one based on grams of alcohol per one hundred cubic centimeters of blood.
Any underage person whose blood alcohol concentration is found to be in violation of R.S. 14:98(A)(1)(b) shall be charged under its provisions rather than under this Section.
Mr. Barkemeyer defends those charged with Underage DWI/DUI. He understands how a DWI can negatively impact a young person's entire future.
Carl Barkemeyer has handled hundreds of DWI charges in his career. He has defended clients charged with DWI in many parishes throughout Louisiana. He knows how the various judges and prosecutors operate from south Louisiana all the way up the north Louisiana.
Importantly, he understands that current laws as they pertain to DWI in Louisiana. He will fight to protect your license, your rights, and your future.
Contact Baton Rouge Underage DWI Defense Attorney, Carl Barkemeyer at (225) 964-6720.