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

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DUI vs. DWI-Are They Just the Same?

DUI and DWI, you must have heard about them or you might have experienced it yourself. Getting arrested for driving under influence (DUI) or for driving under intoxication (DWI) is quite common. If you are ever charged with driving under influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI), you should immediately hire a driving under DUI […]

Best DUI Lawyer In Baton Rouge

If you are wondering who is the best DUI lawyer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, we have the answer to your question. 

When Do You Need a DWI Defense Attorney?

When Do You Need a DWI Defense Attorney? Many people who are in a crash or who are pulled over while driving under the influence, can benefit from the services of a DWI defense attorney. And there are times when people make mistakes. Maybe you had a couple of beers at a BBQ and decided […]

How to Find a DWI Lawyer for Your Case

How to Find a DWI Lawyer for Your Case A DWI arrest in West Baton Rouge may be detrimental to your career, finances, school enrollment and even loss of driving privileges in Louisiana. DWI is defined as the operation of a motor vehicle while the operator is under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or both. […]

How Long Does a DWI Stay on Your Record?

Each year, more than one million Americans are arrested for driving under the influence. Have you been arrested for a DWI?  If so, you probably have some questions about how this affects your record now and in the future. After a DWI case is over, how long does a DWI stay on your record? Learn more […]

Possible Consequences for DWI or DUI Charges

Possible Consequences for DWI or DUI Charges Drunk driving arrests and fatalities may have decreased over the years, but there are still plenty of people facing DUI and DWI charges. Everyone knows that DUI charges can be troublesome for people, but exactly how bad can things get? Don’t let the falling rates fool you, people still […]

Louisiana DWI Laws: Penalties by Offense

Louisiana DWI Laws: Penalties by Offense Driving while intoxicated (or a DWI) isn’t particularly tolerated in Louisiana. Fatalities due to alcohol intoxication in the Pelican State are the fourth highest in the United States, with the penalties suitably designed to combat the issue. These penalties steadily increase, depending on whether it’s your first, second, third […]

DWI and Child Endangerment Law

This week, a man in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana was arrested for DWI with the Child Endangerment provision, among other charges. He is accused of driving a school bus with, at one point, 49 children aboard. The Child Endangerment provision may apply when a minor twelve years of age or younger is a passenger in the […]

Where do DWI Arrests Take Place in Baton Rouge?

Where do DWI Arrests Take Place in Baton Rouge? The DWI Task Force of the Baton Rouge Police Department has a specially-equipped vehicle where field sobriety tests can be administered as well as the breathalyzer.  If you have been under arrest in Baton Rouge for DWI, chances are you have visited the inside of the […]

Fourth Offense DWI Charge in Louisiana

A LaPlace man named Justin Clement was booked on his fourth DWI in five months after he struck a curb and blew a tire in Metairie, Louisiana. Clement reportedly had a toddler with him in the vehicle. Clement reportedly had blood-shot eyes, smelled of alcohol and performed poorly on a field sobriety test.  However, Clement’s […]


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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