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Fleeing the Scene of an Accident (Hit and Run 14:100)

Fleeing the Scene of an Accident (Hit and Run 14:100) Traffic accidents are no joke. More than 910 highway crashes occurred in Louisiana in 2021. That’s an increase of more than 150 accidents from the previous year.  Louisiana law enforcement personnel take traffic law very seriously, which is why a hit and run can lead […]

How to Hire a Drunk Driving Attorney in Louisiana

How to Hire a Drunk Driving Attorney in Louisiana In 2016, alcohol-impaired driving claimed over 10,497 lives in the U.S. alone. About 29 Americans die in alcohol-related crashes every single day. Considering these facts, it’s no wonder why driving under the influence is a criminal offense. Drunk driving penalties vary among states. In Louisiana, you […]

Best DUI Lawyers in Baton Rouge

Best DUI Lawyers in Baton Rouge Carl Barkemeyer has been selected among the Three Best DUI lawyers in Baton Rouge. He contributes his success as a DUI lawyer to always looking for holes in the prosecutor’s case. He knows that being an asset to his client not only means giving excellent communication, but also staying […]

Understanding Underage DUI and DWI Laws

Understanding Underage DUI and DWI Laws Are you a college student who enjoys tailgating before LSU games? Do you always make sure to have a designated driver or choose to not drink? If the answer to these questions is no, you could be setting yourself up for a drinking and driving charge. If you happen […]

Have You Been Drinking? How to Respond to Law Enforcement During a DUI Stop

Have You Been Drinking? How to Respond to Law Enforcement During a DUI Stop You should never drink and drive. However, what you should do and what you actually do are not always in synch. Maybe you had a work event where they served champagne. Maybe your date didn’t work out and you had to […]

What Happens at a Sobriety Checkpoint?

What Happens at a Sobriety Checkpoint? Sobriety checkpoints were first implemented in Scandinavia during the 1930s. In the United States in 1990, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the constitutionality of them. While many states implement and enforce sobriety checkpoints regularly, some states believe that they violate state constitutions. While there are 12 states […]

How Will a DWI Affect Getting Into Graduate School?

How Will a DWI Affect Getting Into Graduate School? As a DWI lawyer, I get asked this question frequently. College is a common period of time to catch a DWI or DUI.  One mistake as a young college student can jeopardize an entire future career. The consequences for a DWI first offense in Louisiana vary. […]

Can You Get Kicked Out of LSU for Getting a DWI?

Can You Get Kicked Out of LSU for Getting a DWI? Nothing ruins the celebration of a Tigers home game win more than getting a DWI at the end of the night. If you get a DWI, know that you’re not alone — every year there are over 20,000 arrests for drunk driving in Louisiana. […]

Life After DUI: Getting Back on Your Feet

Life After DUI: Getting Back on Your Feet If you’ve been arrested for DUI, then you may be wondering about life after DUI. There is no denying that having charged with drunk driving is not really a good feeling and experience. For some reason, you drove your car after drinking some alcohol, then the unfortunate […]

Arrested for Driving While High? What You Need to Know About DWI Penalties

Arrested for Driving While High? What You Need to Know About DWI Penalties You might feel safe against those flashing red and blue lights. After all, you weren’t drinking tonight, just smoking. But in Louisiana, you can get busted for driving high, too. The state treats driving high just the same as an alcohol-related DWI, […]

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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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