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Best Drug Defense Lawyer in Louisiana

Best Drug Defense Lawyer in Louisiana The most important quality of an attorney is that he has experience defending drug cases in Louisiana. Drug cases are not like most other criminal defense cases. They are highly unique, with specific laws that are interconnected. Drug cases have a lot of constitutional issues not found as often in […]

Best Lawyer for Drug Cases In Louisiana

Best Lawyer for Drug Cases In Louisiana What Specifically Sets Us Apart in Handling Drug Cases in Louisiana? You might be wanting to hire a criminal defense attorney for any case in particular, and that’s quite understandable. Carl Barkemeyer is here to ensure you get the very best treatment possible as we look for ways […]

Is It Possible To Have My Louisiana Drug Charges Dropped Or Reduced?

Is It Possible To Have My Louisiana Drug Charges Dropped Or Reduced? Is There A Chance My Drug Charges Can Be Dropped or Even Reduced? This is one of the popular questions those charged with drug cases have asked over time. While most are not aware, there’s a chance that their drug charges may be […]

I Was Just Ticketed for Marijuana Possession. Do I Need an Attorney to Represent Me in A Case Like This in Louisiana?

I Was Just Ticketed for Marijuana Possession. Do I Need an Attorney to Represent Me in A Case Like This in Louisiana? Attorney for Marijuana Charge in Louisiana You’ve just been arrested for possession of marijuana, and you might be wondering if indeed you need to hire a professional attorney to represent you in court […]

Can Police Search a Residence Without a Warrant?

Can Police Search a Residence Without a Warrant? Probable Cause If an officer has probable cause to believe drugs are in a home, he must obtain a search warrant before entering the home, with some exceptions. Exigent Circumstances For example, a warrantless search of a home may be legal if the officer has probable cause […]

La RS 40:967 – Schedule 2 Drugs

La RS 40:967 – Schedule 2 Drugs Common Schedule 2 Drugs La RS 40:967. Prohibited acts–Schedule II, penalties             A. Manufacture; distribution. Except as authorized by this Part or by Part VII-B of Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, it shall be unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally: […]

La RS 40:969 – Schedule 4 Drugs

La RS 40:969 – Schedule 4 Drugs Common Schedule 4 Drugs §969. Prohibited acts–Schedule IV; penalties             A. Manufacture; distribution. Except as authorized by this Part, it shall be unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally:             (1) To produce, manufacture, distribute or dispense or possess with intent to produce, manufacture, distribute, or dispense, a […]

Warrantless Search Of A Vehicle: Is it Legal?

Warrantless Search Of A Vehicle: Is it Legal? If an officer has probable cause to believe drugs are in a vehicle and exigent circumstances exist, he can search without a warrant. This exception to the warrant requirement is provided due to the possibility that the vehicle could be moved or evidence destroyed during the time […]

Probation for Drug Cases: What You Need to Know

Probation for Drug Cases: What You Need to Know When a defendant is convicted of a drug charge, whether it is a misdemeanor or felony, the judge must sentence him.  The judge usually will sentence the defendant to serve jail-time for a specified period of time. In the judge’s discretion, he can suspend the jail […]

How to Beat a Drug Charge in Louisiana

How to Beat a Drug Charge in Louisiana The way to beat a drug charge in Louisiana is to have a good defense. The legality of the police officer’s investigation is the first defense we consider. The defendant has constitutional rights against unreasonable search and seizure. If the officer violated those rights, we attempt to […]

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