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Criminal Defense – Family Law – Professional Disciplinary Issues

When the stakes are high, the choice of a lawyer can be the most important decision you make. Your future is on the line.

Walter M. Sanchez and the attorneys of The Sanchez Law Firm, LLC, are experienced, knowledgeable and determined to obtain the best possible outcome for each client they serve. Mr. Sanchez has been an active criminal defense attorney since 1984, successfully representing people in state and federal criminal cases, complex and highly contested family law cases, and helping professionals whose licenses and livelihoods are in jeopardy.


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Protecting Your Rights And Your Future

Walt Sanchez and his associates have experience in these areas of law:

Criminal Defense

Aggressive criminal defense for those charged with a crime in Louisiana. We defend people accused of misdemeanor and serious felony charges, such as murder, rape, DWI/DUI, drug offenses, child pornography and white collar crimes.

Divorce And Family Law

The lawyers at The Sanchez Law Firm protect the rights and interests of people in cases involving complex property division, child custody disputes, divorce, adoption and other family law matters.

Professional Disciplinary Matters

The Sanchez Law Firm defends professionals whose licenses and reputations are on the line because of ethical accusations.

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When the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in all 50 states in 2015, many same-sex couples quickly celebrated by getting married at courthouses across the country. Others, who already had wed in states where it was legal, happily rejoiced that now that option...

Drunk driving charge can be unsettling

A death caused by a motor vehicle accident is a tragedy. It can be all the more so if possibly caused by a drunk driver. A recent accident in Louisiana that took the life of a woman and seriously injured another reportedly was the result of drunk driving.Early in the...

Top penalties doctors may face from medical boards

Reaching where you currently are in your medical career doubtless took years of hard work and high financial cost. The road to becoming an established doctor is long and arduous. Unfortunately, all of that can quickly face jeopardy from allegations of...

Financial implications need to be understood in gray divorce

The overall divorce rate in Louisiana and the United States in general is declining except in one age group. The divorce rate for those over 50, known as gray divorce, is actually on the increase. While financial concerns are paramount in any marriage dissolution,...

Bike paths not enough protection in drunk driving crash

Bike paths are becoming a popular means to help ensure the safety of bicyclists and cars sharing the same roadways. There are many such bike paths in New Orleans and around Louisiana. On a night in March, they were not enough to protect two cyclists and others from a...

Obtaining Positive Outcomes Is Our Priority

Walt Sanchez and his associates understand the importance of your case and the difference a successful outcome can make in your life.

You will work closely with Walter M. Sanchez and the attorneys of The Sanchez Law Firm, LLC, throughout the entire legal process. After examining the facts, they will discuss your legal options and the possible outcomes of those options. You will have a realistic understanding of where you stand, so that you can make intelligent decisions about your legal representation.

The Sanchez Law Firm, LLC, will then work energetically to achieve the best outcome possible in your case. When it can aid your case, the firm will work with investigators, psychologists, financial specialists and other professionals to develop evidence in your favor. Throughout the entire legal process, Walter M. Sanchez, and his capable and experienced associates and staff will keep you informed of important developments in your case.

You can depend on The Sanchez Law Firm, LLC, to represent you with energy, skill and determination.

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If you are facing DUI, drug crimes or other criminal charges or wish to discuss your family law matter, get in touch with The Sanchez Law Firm, LLC, today.