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

Guide to the Insanity Defense in Louisiana

Guide to the Insanity Defense in Louisiana The Louisiana law states if the circumstances indicate that because of a mental disease or mental defect the offender was incapable of distinguishing between right and wrong with reference to the conduct in question, the offender shall be exempt from criminal responsibility.  This old law is known […]

What is Bank Fraud? Understanding Your Charges and What Steps to Take Next

Are you wondering, “What is bank fraud?  Is bank fraud a felony?”  Don’t worry.  We are here to answer your questions and more.

Everything You Need to Know About Malfeasance in Office in Louisiana

Malfeasance in office or official misconduct is considered a serious crime in Louisiana. Read more in this post.

Steroids Possession and Distribution

Steroids Possession and Distribution Anabolic steroids (often simply called steroids) are substances that increase strength and muscle mass. These steroids mimic the effects of the male hormone testosterone, which stimulates muscle tissue growth. While they’re most commonly used by non-athlete weightlifters in their 20s and 30s, steroids may also be used by competitive bodybuilders (though […]

How Much Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Cost?

How Much Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Cost? The attorney’s fees for criminal defense representation will usually be between $1500-100,000, depending on the complexity of the case, as well as other factors. It all comes down to how much time our lawyers must spend to defend you as well as the expertise required. We have […]

Article 893 in Louisiana

Article 893 in Louisiana You are not your worst mistake.  Unfortunately, if you have a past felony conviction, you can often feel like it defines your life. Depending on your conviction, you might be barred from voting, specific jobs, getting public housing, receiving welfare, or going to college.  We all make mistakes, but it’s scary […]

What Is the Difference Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony in Louisiana?

What Is the Difference Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony in Louisiana? So you (or someone you know) may have found yourself in some legal trouble. You were arrested and charged with a crime, but what kind? You know it was either a felony or a misdemeanor, but what is the difference? And what does […]

What Happens If You Test Positive On A Drug Test

What Happens if You Test Positive On A Drug Test? If you are wondering about what happens if you test positive on a drug test, you’re going to want to read this post!  Here we will discuss some of the common pitfalls you may face if you fail a drug test. We’ll also go over […]

Article 894 in Louisiana: Everything You Need to Know

Article 894 in Louisiana: Everything You Need to Know   What is Article 894? Article 894 in Louisiana is the code of criminal procedure article that allows for a misdemeanor conviction to be set aside and dismissed after successful completion of probation.  Then, the defendant is in the position to be able to immediately get […]

Examples Of Police Abusing Power

Do you want to know some examples of police abusing power? This post will outline 4 abuse of power examples you should know.


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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