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Louisiana Drug Crime Defense

Louisiana Drug Crime Defense

Carl Barkemeyer wrote the book on How to Defend Drug Charges in Louisiana.  Download a copy to learn more about the criminal process and drug defenses in Louisiana.

Visit one of our locations if you need help with a drug charge in Louisiana.

We defend clients with drug charges anywhere in Louisiana

Drug Info Portal
College Students & Drug Charges
Drug Paraphernalia
DUI and Drugs
Firearms & Drugs
Louisiana Drug Charges
Marijuana Laws in Louisiana
Obtaining CDS by Fraud
Possession With Intent
Possession of Legend Drug
Synthetic Cannabinoids
Violation of CDS Laws


Drug FAQs




Louisiana Drug Possession Laws – 2023

The Ultimate Guide to Types of Drug Charges

What Are Schedule 4 Drugs? A Guide to Understanding the Federal Drug Schedule

How Commonly Are People Arrested And Charged With Drug Crimes In Louisiana?

What is Considered Drug Trafficking in Louisiana?

What are Drug Related Crimes in Louisiana?

I Got Caught With Drugs!

5 Important Facts about CDS drug

8 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Drug Charges in Louisiana

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

Drug Charge Consequences at LSU

What is an unlawful controlled dangerous substance CDS in Louisiana?


     Drug Rehabilitation

     What to Do If You Spot Signs of Opiate Use in Adults

Being Aware of the Opioid Syndrome in Louisiana

Arrest – Search & Seizure

Can Police Execute A Warrantless Search Of A Residence If They Suspect A Drug Related Offense?

Can Police Execute A Warrantless Search Of A Vehicle If They Suspect A Drug Related Offense?

Can A Passenger In A Motor Vehicle Face Drug Charges If Drugs Are Discovered In The Vehicle?

How And When Do Miranda Rights Come Into Play In A Criminal Case?

What Common Mistakes Do People Make During The Arrest Phase In A Drug Case?

Stop and ID States: Knowing Your Rights in Louisiana

What Constitutes Probable Cause to Search a Vehicle in Louisiana

The Laws and Ramifications of Heroin Charges in Louisiana



5 Must-Know Facts About Possession of Cocaine Charges in Louisiana


How do I Beat a Drug Charge in Louisiana?

Is It Possible to Have My Drug Charges Dropped or Reduced?

How You Can Beat Felony Drug Charges

Entrapment Law 101: When Can I Claim Police Entrapment for My Drug Arrest?

What Is Constructive Possession in Louisiana? What to Do When the Drugs Aren’t Yours



How Is A Drug Charge Determined To Be Either A Misdemeanor Or A Felony Charge?

What is an Unlawful Controlled Dangerous Substance?

What Is Considered Possession, Sale, Distribution And Intent To Distribute Unlawful Drugs?

Is There a Statute of Limitations on Drug Charges?

La RS 40:966 – Schedule 1 Drug

La RS 40:967 – Schedule 2 Drugs

La RS 40:968 – Schedule 3 Drugs – Steroids

La RS 40:969 – Schedule 4 Drugs

La RS 40:970 – Schedule 5 Drugs


Is Marijuana Still Illegal in Louisiana?

Do I need a lawyer for a simple possession? 

Mailing Marijuana: Is It Illegal?

7 Things to Know About Louisiana Weed Laws

When Is Possession of Marijuana a Felony in Louisiana?

DEA Continues Ban on Synthetic Drugs

Marijuana Laws in Louisiana: What’s new?

Medical Marijuana vs Recreational: Why You Need to Know the Difference

Marijuana Laws and Penalties: What Happens If You’re Caught in Possession in Louisiana

5 Things About Louisiana Medical Marijuana You Should Know

Louisiana Marijuana Laws: Why Louisiana Is Reforming Cannabis Laws

Joint Possession of Marijuana in Louisiana

Is Synthetic Marijuana Legal?

Possible Changes in Marijuana Sentencing Laws for Louisiana

What Makes a Marijuana Charge a Felony in Louisiana?

Marijuana Possession in Baton Rouge


What to Do If You’re Charged with Possession of Methamphetamine

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What Do Sentences Generally Look Like For Drug Offenders In Louisiana?

Do Most Drug Cases go to Trial or do They Plead Out?

What Factors Does the Judge Consider When Determining My Drug Sentence?

What Should I Understand About Probation in My Drug Related Case?

How Does a Prior Arrest or Conviction Impact My Case?

What Steps Can I Take Prior To Sentencing Hearing to Help My Case?

Are There Alternative Punishments to Jail That I May Qualify For?

Possible Life Sentence for Drug Conviction

Sentencing Guidelines for Possession of Crack

How Long Will I Be in Prison for Drugs?

What are the penalties for violating CDS laws?



What Is a Legend Drug and Why You Need a Lawyer If You’re Caught in the Sale or Distribution of One in Louisiana

Can I Get In Trouble for Being In Possession of Medication Without a Prescription in Louisiana?


Guide to Louisiana Drug Possession Laws

How to Get a Possession Charge Dismissed

Help! I Got Caught with Bags of Heroin in Louisiana, What Do I Do?

A Breakdown of the Louisiana Drug Possession Laws in 2022

What to Do After You Receive a Court Summons for Drug Possession in Louisiana

How to Manage CDS Drug Possession Charges

Getting Caught: What to Expect When You’re Arrested for Drug Possession in Louisiana

Possession vs Possession with Intent to Distribute: What You Need to Know


What Happens Within Those First 24 To 72 Hours After A Drug Related Arrest?

Will I Be Arraigned Before I Am Released From Jail On Drug Charges?

How Does The Bail Bond Process Work In The Court Where My Drug Case Will Be Heard?

How Do I Know What To Do Once I Am Released From Jail?

Should I Start Voluntary Pre-Trial Counseling In My Drug Related Case?


Having Arrest Records: Will They Affect Your Future Employment?

4 Reasons Why You Should Try to Get Your Criminal Record Expunged in Louisiana

Legal Defense for Drug Cases

Our Experience Handling Drug Cases in Louisiana

Should I Hire an Attorney Beforehand if I am Being Investigated for a Drug Crime?

How Often Should I Expect To Meet With My Attorney To Discuss My Drug Case?

What Factors Do You Consider In Determining How To Proceed In A Drug Related Case?

I Was Just Arrested for Marijuana Possession. Do I Really Need an Attorney to Represent Me in A Case Like This?

What Qualities Should I Look for In A Criminal Defense Attorney to Represent Me in My Drug Related Case?

What Specifically Sets You and Your Firm Apart in Handling Drug Cases in Louisiana?

Drug charge lawyer located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

I need a lawyer for drug possession in Baton Rouge.

6 Major Benefits of Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer

How to Choose the Right Drug Charge Lawyer for Your Unique Case

Drug Possession Charges: How The Right Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help

Louisiana Drug Crime Defense

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Acadia Parish, LouisianaCrowley, Louisiana
Allen Parish, LouisianaOberlin, Louisiana
Ascension Parish, LouisianaDonaldsonville, Louisiana
Assumption Parish, LouisianaNapoleonville, Louisiana
Avoyelles Parish, LouisianaMarksville, Louisiana
Beauregard Parish, LouisianaDe Ridder, Louisiana
Bienville Parish, LouisianaArcadia, Louisiana
Bossier Parish, LouisianaBenton, Louisiana
Caddo Parish, LouisianaShreveport, Louisiana
Calcasieu Parish, LouisianaLake Charles, Louisiana
Caldwell Parish, LouisianaColumbia, Louisiana
Cameron Parish, LouisianaCameron, Louisiana
Catahoula Parish, LouisianaHarrisonburg, Louisiana
Claiborne Parish, LouisianaHomer, Louisiana
Concordia Parish, LouisianaVidalia, Louisiana
De Soto Parish, LouisianaMansfield, Louisiana
East Baton Rouge Parish, LouisianaBaton Rouge City Court
East Carroll Parish, LouisianaLake Providence, Louisiana
East Feliciana Parish, LouisianaClinton, Louisiana
Evangeline Parish, LouisianaVille Platte, Louisiana
Franklin Parish, LouisianaWinnsboro, Louisiana
Grant Parish, LouisianaColfax, Louisiana
Iberia Parish, LouisianaNew Iberia, Louisiana
Iberville Parish, LouisianaPlaquemine, Louisiana
Jackson Parish, LouisianaJonesboro, Louisiana
Jefferson Davis Parish, LouisianaJennings, Louisiana
Jefferson Parish, LouisianaGretna, Louisiana
Lafayette Parish, LouisianaLafayette, Louisiana
Lafourche Parish, LouisianaThibodaux, Louisiana
La Salle Parish, LouisianaJena, Louisiana
Lincoln Parish, LouisianaRuston, Louisiana
Livingston Parish, LouisianaLivingston, Louisiana
Madison Parish, LouisianaTallulah, Louisiana
Morehouse Parish, LouisianaBastrop, Louisiana
Natchitoches Parish, LouisianaNatchitoches, Louisiana
Orleans Parish, LouisianaNew Orleans, Louisiana
Ouachita Parish, LouisianaMonroe, Louisiana
Plaquemines Parish, LouisianaPointe A La Hache, Louisiana
Pointe Coupee Parish, LouisianaNew Roads, Louisiana
Rapides Parish, LouisianaAlexandria, Louisiana
Red River Parish, LouisianaCoushatta, Louisiana
Richland Parish, LouisianaRayville, Louisiana
Sabine Parish, LouisianaMany, Louisiana
St. Bernard Parish, LouisianaChalmette, Louisiana
St. Charles Parish, LouisianaHahnville, Louisiana
St. Helena Parish, LouisianaGreensburg, Louisiana
St. James Parish, LouisianaConvent, Louisiana
St. John The Baptist Parish, LouisianaEdgard, Louisiana
St. Landry Parish, LouisianaOpelousas, Louisiana
St. Martin Parish, LouisianaSt. Martinville, Louisiana
St. Mary Parish, LouisianaFranklin, Louisiana
St. Tammany Parish, LouisianaCovington, Louisiana
Tangipahoa Parish, LouisianaAmite, Louisiana
Tensas Parish, LouisianaSt. Joseph, Louisiana
Terrebonne Parish, LouisianaHouma, Louisiana
Union Parish, LouisianaFarmerville, Louisiana
Vermilion Parish, LouisianaAbbeville, Louisiana
Vernon Parish, LouisianaLeesville, Louisiana
Washington Parish, LouisianaFranklinton, Louisiana
Webster Parish, LouisianaMinden, Louisiana
West Baton Rouge Parish, LouisianaPort Allen, Louisiana
West Carroll Parish, LouisianaOak Grove, Louisiana
West Feliciana Parish, LouisianaSt. Francisville, Louisiana
Winn Parish, LouisianaWinnfield, Louisiana
Louisiana Drug Charge Lawyer

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, Monroe, Lake Charles and all of Louisiana.

DISCLAIMER: The information on this website is not formal legal advice nor does it create an attorney-client relationship.

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