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November 2019 Archives

Holiday travel on Interstate 10 is a dangerous affair

Over the next several weeks, a lot of Louisiana residents and visitors to the state will travel along Interstate 10 to get to and from their holiday destinations. While it may seem like a typical interstate, according to a recent report, it is actually one of the most dangerous stretches of road to travel during the holiday season. Why is that, and what can people do to help keep themselves safe?

How long do I have to file a personal injury claim?

Anyone who has suffered injuries due to the negligence of other individuals while in the state of Louisiana may, understandably, wish to seek compensation for their losses. The state allows them to do this if certain elements exist in their cases. They simply have to file personal injury claims against those believed responsible for their losses within a specific time frame and work their way through the legal system. How much time are victims given to seek relief?

Legal counsel available even if you mediate your divorce

When wanting to dissolve a marriage, a couple has to decide the best way for them to go about it. What works for some Louisiana residents will not for others, and that is okay. For example, some couples may wish to utilize the mediation process rather than go through the traditional divorce process. Those who choose to mediate can still turn to legal counsel for assistance achieving the best settlement terms possible.

What's the best drug possession defense strategy for your case?

You've been caught with an illegal drug, charged with a serious crime and are now faced with a variety of potential consequences. As scary as it may be, it's imperative to take a step back and realize there is a drug possession defense strategy you can use to reduce the likelihood of a conviction.

The problem with breath tests

When police in Louisiana suspect a person of driving under the influence of alcohol, it is common practice to perform a traffic stop in order to have that individual participate in field sobriety testing. If field sobriety testing is refused, with a warrant, blood-alcohol testing may be completed at a police station instead. One test, the breath test, is deemed by some to be the most accurate way to determine whether a person is sober. Is it really, though?

Mistakes often made when negotiating oil and gas leases

Louisiana residents who find they are sitting on land that is rich in minerals have every right to take advantage of the situation. If approached about an oil and gas lease, it may be tempting to accept whatever is offered, but that may be a mistake. Be careful and seek assistance with negotiating lease terms that are to one's benefit.


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