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new louisiana dwi laws 2024
10Jul

New Louisiana DWI Laws Created in 2024

New Louisiana DWI Laws Created in 2024 The Louisiana Legislature really went after the DWI laws in 2024. They essentially made everything more difficult on those who are arrested for DWI in Louisiana. Particularly, they greatly increased the time offenders will be required to have the ignition interlock device installed. It seems to me that […]

TWIC Card and DWI
04Jun

What Happens to TWIC Card After Arrested For DWI?

What Happens to TWIC Card After Arrested For DWI? For many years, our lawyers have defended clients who held TWIC cards and got arrested for DWI. The cases can be resolved many different ways depending on the jurisdiction of the charge, the facts of the case, if their was an accident, blood alcohol results, the […]

What Happens When I Refuse a DUI Blood Test in Louisiana?

What Happens When I Refuse a DUI Blood Test in Louisiana? Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offense in Louisiana, as it is across the United States. If you are pulled over on suspicion of DUI, you might be asked to take a blood test to determine your blood alcohol concentration (BAC). Refusing […]

louisiana dwi dui laws and penalties
29May

Louisiana DWI Laws: Penalties for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th+ DUI

Louisiana DWI Laws: Penalties for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th+ DUI Convictions Let’s cut all the nonsense and talk about what the penalties for DWI in Louisiana REALLY are. Probably all of the articles you will read online about this subject say the same thing because they were written by an “SEO expert” who just took […]

Do I Qualify For Diversion?

Do I Qualify For Diversion? If you are reading this article, it may be because you’ve heard that if this is your first offense, then you may “qualify” for diversion. What exactly does this mean? I’ll answer this question and give you more of an insight into how the process actually works. What is Diversion? […]

The Untold Story: A Nurse’s Struggle with DWI

The Untold Story: A Nurse’s Struggle with DWI In the world of healthcare, nurses are often seen as the backbone of medical institutions. Their tireless dedication to patient care and well-being is commendable, but what happens when one of these caregivers finds themselves on the wrong side of the law? Today, we delve into the […]

How many DWI is a Felony in Louisiana?

How many DWI is a Felony in Louisiana? DWI felony charges are usually serious charges that an attorney who is skilled and experienced in these types of cases. Carl Barkemeyer, DWI attorney, does not only handle DWI felony cases in Baton Rouge he also handles DWI cases across Louisiana. What is a felony? A felony […]

How long does it take to get a DWI off your record in Louisiana?

How long does it take to get a DWI off your record in Louisiana? If you live in Louisiana and you have been convicted of a DWI offense, then you would no doubt be aware of the various consequences which would result. One of them would doubt be the effect which it would have on […]

Blood Analysis & DWI: There are Defenses

Blood Analysis & DWI: There are Defenses In Louisiana, you are not permitted to turn down a blood alcohol test, unlike a sobriety test. If asked about it, you must do it or else the police officer may get a warrant. If you refuse, you will face more severe penalties according to Louisiana’s Implied Consent Law. […]

DWI Probation in Louisiana

DWI Probation in Louisiana Let’s discuss what happens if you are placed on probation for misdemeanor DWI in Louisiana.  Depending on your case and the circumstances surrounding your case, the judge in your misdemeanor DWI case may sentence you to six months in jail, suspend that sentence, and place you on probation.  The state legislature […]

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