Criminal Attorneys & DWI Lawyers in Covington, New Orleans, and Shreveport Louisiana
What Specifically Sets You And Your Firm Apart In Handling Drug Cases In Louisiana? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvjGIijtLMY I have spent years representing only clients charged with drug crimes. I have a great understanding of drug addiction, treatment, and recovery. I know how to negotiate with prosecutors, because I use treatment and constitutional issues to my advantage. I know […]
Is It Possible To Have My Louisiana Drug Charges Dropped Or Reduced? https://youtu.be/HN7_r3WzGi0 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 […]
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 […]
Possession of drugs (“controlled substance”) with the intent to distribute or sell is a felony offense under Louisiana state law as well as under Federal law. The Louisiana drug laws are found in Louisiana Revised Statutes 40§966-970 and the federal laws are found primarily in 18 U.S.C. §841. Possession and possession with intent to distribute […]
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 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 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? 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 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 […]
Arraignment on Drug Charges in Louisiana Arraignment in Louisiana The arraignment takes place after the prosecutor files a Bill of Information or obtains an indictment. The prosecutor has to obtain all the reports from the arresting officer and this can take several weeks. Once he gets them, he decides whether or not he wants to […]
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