Crime

My Friend Got Arrested During Mardi Gras. What Now?

Did you or your friend get arrested during Mardi Gras? Here are some helpful FAQs that can assist you or your friend if you have been arrested during Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Mardi Gras Arrest FAQs MY FRIEND GOT ARRESTED DURING MARDI GRAS, WHAT NOW? During this hectic time NOPD has an efficient system [...]

By |2018-04-13T16:35:11+00:00February 7th, 2018|Blogs, Crime, Criminal Defense, DUI|0 Comments

From Minor Legal Infractions to Incarceration: Felonies and Misdemeanors

The U.S. legal system categorizes crimes based on their severity, although classifications can differ between states. The most common criminal charge tiers, from least to most severe, are: Infractions Misdemeanors Felonies U.S. law is tricky, as each state has its own laws and classifications regarding what types of criminal activity fall under each tier. If [...]

By |2018-01-12T18:00:56+00:00January 12th, 2018|Blogs, Crime|0 Comments

The Link Between the Holidays and DUIs

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is one of the most pervasive and dangerous crimes we see on the road. According to the Centers for Disease Control, crashes caused by drunk drivers account for nearly one third of all traffic fatalities in the United States as of 2015.1 During the holidays, police officers [...]

By |2018-04-13T16:38:59+00:00December 18th, 2017|Blogs, DUI|0 Comments

What Do I Do If I Am Pulled Over And I Have Been Drinking?

First and foremost, don’t drink and drive. It is too easy to avoid drinking and driving. Call a friend, use Uber, call a cab, hail a pedi-cab, or walk home. However, if you are pulled over for suspicion of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)/Driving Under the Influence (DUI), I recommend you follow these steps: 1- [...]

By |2018-02-07T20:32:42+00:00April 26th, 2017|Blogs, Criminal Defense, DUI|0 Comments