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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 […]

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What To Do After Getting Arrested for DWI

What to Do After Getting Arrested for DWI If you have been arrested for a DWI (Driving While Intoxicated), it is essential to take immediate steps to protect your legal rights and minimize the consequences of your arrest. The Case Examples below are hypothetical situations written to give you an idea of how the court […]

How Long Does a DWI Stay on Your Record?

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!

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What Is The Difference Between A DWI And A DUI In Louisiana?

Are you wondering- what is the difference between a DWI and DUI in Louisiana? This post will answer all of your questions!

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Can I Fight A DWI?

Can I fight a DWI? If you want the answer to this question, you’ll need to read this post to learn everything! If you get convicted of a DWI, you may be wondering can I fight a DWI? Luckily for you, yes, you can, and you should fight your DWI if you ever get arrested for one. […]

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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 […]

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DWI Court Process After an Arrest in Louisiana

DWI Court Process After an Arrest in Louisiana Arrest Every DWI case begins with an arrest. The law requires that the arresting officer has reasonable cause to believe a traffic violation has occurred prior to a stop. An exception to this is checkpoint cases. The law requires that an officer must have probable cause to […]

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First Offense DWI in Louisiana: Ultimate Guide

Have you been charged with a Louisiana DWI first offense? If so, this DWI ultimate guide will help you out. Read on!

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Is your license automatically suspended after a DWI?

Is your license automatically suspended after a DWI? If you are arrested for a DWI offense your license will NOT be automatically suspended. You will have 30 days from the date of arrest to request an Administrative Hearing to fight the proposed suspension of your driving privileges.  During this time frame, you can drive with […]

DUI vs DWI: What’s the Difference?

DUI vs DWI: What’s the Difference? DWI and DUI are the same crime of La. R.S. 14:98. In Louisiana, if you are arrested for operating a vehicle while under the influence, of alcohol, marijuana, pills, or any other drug, the officer will put on your paperwork the charge of La. R.S. 14:98. If the police […]


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