Common Theft Crimes
Sex Crimes Defense Lawyer in Louisiana
What Constitutes Sex Crimes in North Louisiana?
SKB Property Crimes Defense Lawyer in Louisiana
Types of Property Crimes
Juvenile Crimes Defense Lawyer in Louisiana
Common Juvenile Crimes in Louisiana
Hate Crimes Defense Lawyer in Louisiana
What Constitutes a Hate Crime in Louisiana?
Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Louisiana
Is It a Crime If I Do Not Register as a Sex Offender in Louisiana?
Drug Crimes Defense Lawyer in Louisiana
Understanding Drug Crimes in Louisiana
Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer in Louisiana
Domestic Violence in Louisiana
DUI/DWI Arrests in Louisiana and the Walk-and-Turn Test
What is a Walk-and-Turn Test?
DUI/DWI Arrests in Louisiana and Urine Tests
When Are Urine Tests Used in DUI/DWI Cases in Louisiana?
DUI/DWI Arrests in Louisiana and the One-Leg Stand Test
What is a One-Leg Stand Test in North Louisiana?
Louisiana Intoxicated Driving FAQ
What is “blood alcohol content” level?
DUI/DWI Arrests in Louisiana and Ignition Interlock Devices (IID)
What is an Ignition Interlock Device (IID)?
DUI/DWI Arrests in Louisiana and the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test
What is a Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test?
DUI/DWI Arrests and Breath Tests in Louisiana
What Are Breath Tests?
I’ve been served with a Petition for Divorce in Louisiana. Now what?
Once you have been served with (or have waived service of) a Petition for Divorce, you have 15 days from the date of service, or waiver thereof, to file an answer. In your answer, you should respond to each allegation made by your spouse in his/her petition. Along with your answer, you may also c...
DUI/DWI Arrests and Blood Tests in Louisiana
What are DUI/DWI Blood Tests?
Can I stop my spouse from withdrawing all the money in our bank account pending a divorce judgment?
Pending a judgment of divorce, either spouse may request a temporary restraining order (TRO) prohibiting the other spouse from encumbering or disposing community property. This type of TRO is generally requested in a divorce petition or in an answer/reconventional demand. A temporary restraining...
Criminal Defenses in Louisiana: Self-Defense
What is Self Defense in North Louisiana?
If my spouse had an adulterous affair while we were married, will I have to pay spousal support?
An award of final periodic support may only be awarded to a party who is found to be free from fault in the breakup of the marriage. A party who is found to have committed adultery would also be found to not be free from fault. While a finding of adultery will bar your spouse's claim for final pe...
Criminal Defenses in Louisiana: Mistaken Identity
What is Mistaken Identity as a Defense in North Louisiana?
How may a finding of adultery affect my Louisiana divorce proceeding?
If after a contradictory hearing, the court determines that one of the spouses committed adultery during the marriage, an immediate divorce will be granted under art. 103(2) of the Civil Code. This means that the parties do not have to live separate and apart for a requisite time period before th...
Criminal Defenses in Louisiana: Lack of Intent
What is Lack of Intent as a Defense in North Louisiana?
How do I prove my spouse committed adultery in Louisiana?
Adultery must be proven by a preponderance of evidence at trial. While preponderance of evidence is a low evidentiary bar, it is not enough that your spouse admits to committing adultery, even if the admission was written or recorded. You generally need corroborating evidence and must be able to ...
Criminal Defenses in Louisiana: Understanding the Defense of Property
What is Defense of Property in North Louisiana?