April 2019 Archives

Both drivers charged with drunk driving after fatal crash

A drunk driving arrest can have serious ramifications. However, if a driver faces charges of drunk driving with aggravating circumstances, the penalties for conviction can be much more severe. In Louisiana, certain circumstances surrounding a DUI arrest can contribute to the severity of the charges. One example of this occurred recently near Lake Charles.

Lack of visibility may have contributed to drunk driving crash

When one is in an automobile accident or one's vehicle breaks down in Louisiana, it may be safest to remain inside the vehicle. This can be particularly true at night and police advise, for safety reasons, that one should remain in the car or truck until help arrives. A man's failure to adhere to this advice may have contributed to his death on a recent evening when he was struck by another vehicle driven by a man who was then charged with drunk driving.

Warning signs that can indicate a couple might divorce

Some people here in Louisiana who get a divorce say that their spouse asked for one "out of nowhere." Feeling blindsided is not uncommon, though there are others who say that they saw signs that they were headed for a split. Experts say that there are several common warnings that a couple could end up getting a divorce.

How to help your college child avoid underage DUI

Classes are coming to an end at many institutions of higher learning in Louisiana, and summer is fast approaching. This means your college child may be coming home. Whether your kid plans on working, relaxing or even staying on campus during summer break, you need to address an important topic: underage DUI.

Divorce in the digital world

The dissolution of a marriage has always included the need for property division. In the 21st Century, it is not only physical and financial property one needs to be concerned about but digital property as well. Digital property can include a myriad of different items, and each must be carefully considered and dealt with when considering a divorce in Louisiana.

Mock crashes illustrate the dangers of drunk driving

Kids and alcohol have long been, and will probably continue to be, a dangerous combination. Prom season is upon us and tragically some teens may lose their lives due to drinking and driving on prom night. One school in Louisiana is making an effort to protect teens and reduce the incidents of drunk driving.

For a free initial consultation, contact our Louisiana law firm online today or call 337-433-4405 to speak with one of the firm's talented attorneys.

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