Criminal Attorneys & DWI Lawyers in Covington, New Orleans, and Shreveport Louisiana

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What is a DWI?

What is a DWI? When it comes to states with the most DUI or DWI arrests, Louisiana is somewhere in the middle of the pack. Not the worst state for driving under the influence but not the best either.  However, if you’ve been arrest for a DWI, it doesn’t really matter how many people face […]

Can I Refuse A Breathalyzer?

Can I refuse a breathalyzer? Are you wondering, “can I refuse a breathalyzer”? If you get pulled over by a police officer for a first DWI offense, you may be wondering this serious question. And to answer your question – can I refuse a breathalyzer – we’re going to do a deep dive into the […]

DUI Checkpoints: Are They Legal in Louisiana?

DUI Checkpoints: Are They Legal in Louisiana? Being charged with a DUI can seriously affect your life, even if it’s your first offense. The best bet to avoid any chance of being arrested and charged with a DUI is to choose not to drink and drive. Spending 10 to 20 dollars on a cab ride […]

Arrested for DWI: How Long Does it Stay on Your Record in Louisiana?

If you want to know how long a DUI will stay on your record, you’re going to learn a lot from this post. Read more here!

What To Say If Pulled Over Drunk

What to Say if Pulled Over Drunk  This article will explain what to say if pulled over drunk. Please keep in mind- by no means are we suggesting that you should ever drink and drive. However, if you find yourself in a bad situation and are wondering how to handle it, this post should be […]

The Consequences of Not Completing DUI School

The Consequences of Not Completing DUI School It’s not easy being at the receiving end of a DUI conviction. Given the increasingly intensified campaign against drunk driving by state governments, becoming a DUI offender now has its fair share of rather harsh penalties. Jail time, hefty fines, driver’s license suspensions, and community service are among […]

What Are Your Rights At DUI Checkpoints In Louisiana?

Are you wondering what are your rights at DUI checkpoints in Louisiana? Than read this post!

How to Beat a DUI: 16 Tips from the Highest-Rated Baton Rouge DUI attorney near me

If you want to know how to beat a DUI, these sixteen tips for avoiding a DUI conviction should be a great help.

Reckless Driving Penalties in Louisiana

Reckless Driving Penalties in Louisiana Did you know that the number of US traffic deaths increased by 18.4% in the first half of 2021? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration conducted behavioral research that showed that the number of people not wearing a seatbelt and speeding has increased. They have seen an increasing trend of […]

Whether you should take or refuse the breathalyzer test

Whether you should take or refuse the breathalyzer test It is frequently asked, “Should I take or refuse the breathalyzer test if I get pulled over for a DWI?” Before I answer that, I must say that this is not formal legal advice. Hire a DWI attorney if you have a charge. Every case is […]


Louisiana DWI & Criminal Lawyers

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Louisiana criminal lawyers and DWI attorneys at the Barkemeyer Law Firm providing legal defense services for clients in Baton Rouge, Ascension, Livingston, Tangipahoa, Port Allen, Alexandria, New Orleans, Lafayette, Metairie, Kenner, Gretna, Hahnville, Chalmette, Slidell, St. Tammany, St. Charles, St. John, St. Bernard, Mandeville, Covington, Shreveport, Bossier, Jefferson, and all of Louisiana.

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