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August 2019 Archives

Louisiana criminal defense: Officer facing DWI and other charges

Law enforcement officers in the state of Louisiana are always on the lookout for drunk or otherwise impaired drivers while they are out on patrol. When, according to their training, arrests are called for, they take allegedly impaired drivers into custody -- even if a driver is one of their own. Recently, a state police officer was arrested for driving while intoxicated and other violations. As he stands to lose a lot if he is convicted, he would likely benefit from having a well-planned criminal defense.

Louisiana probate: Dealing with a loved one's credit card debt

When a loved one dies, there are a lot of things that need to be figured out. If proper estate planning was completed, probate in the state of Louisiana may not be too complicated. However, if the decedent had credit card debt when he or she passed, some may find dealing with it a bit frustrating. 

Do stay-at-home moms get a fair deal in divorce?

According to an article published in the Spring of 2019, about 25% of mothers choose to stay home and care for their families instead of entering or remaining in the workforce. Many of these women have advanced degrees, but at the end of the day, they believe they are better serving their families by staying home. What happens, though, to these women if their marriages fail to thrive? Will stay-at-home moms in Louisiana end up getting a fair deal in divorce?

Calculating how much a Louisiana car crash will cost you

The rising cost of health care has been well documented in recent years. You only need to turn on a TV to see how the cost of a vehicle has risen when companies advertise the sale price for their most recent models. Both of those increased expenses will impact how much a car crash costs for you and your family.

Oil and gas law: Obtaining a drilling permit

Anyone who wants to drill for gas and oil in the state of Louisiana has to obtain a permit before they get started. Most people are aware of this. Some may not be aware of how difficult it can be to obtain the necessary license. Thankfully, those who need help with the process can turn to an oil and gas law attorney for assistance. 

Louisiana criminal defense: Man charged in nightclub shooting

On June 29, the Baton Rouge area was rocked by a nightclub shooting that left seven people injured. Recently, police arrested the one man who is believed to have been the shooter. As gun violence is a serious offense in Louisiana with significant consequences if one is convicted, the accused can help himself, his case and his chances of achieving the best possible outcome by seeking assistance from an experienced criminal defense attorney as he prepares to defend himself in court.

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