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January 2017 Archives

What happens during a DUI traffic stop?

There is no shortage of hot spots where you can have a good time in Shreveport and throughout Louisiana. Because of this, anyone can get caught up in a party atmosphere and have too many drinks before getting behind the wheel. And if you should be on the road and give the police reason to suspect that you are impaired, there is a good chance that you will be pulled over.

Injury to your delicate spine may impact your life

It may have been only a fender bender, but the jarring motion of your car accident may still have caused serious injuries. Sometimes those injuries are not easy to see with the naked eye, and sometimes the symptoms may not appear for days or even weeks. This is why emergency responders urge victims of car accidents to go to the hospital even if they feel fine.

An intro to boating under the influence

There's nothing better than taking out the boat on a nice summer's day to do some fishing or just kick back and relax. Of course, bringing along a cooler of beer seems like a way to make the day even more relaxing. Unfortunately, rather than being able to unwind, you could be facing serious consequences if you're stopped and charged with boating under the influence. Law enforcement takes BUIs very seriously in the state of Louisiana, and that means you could be looking at hefty fines, jail time and the loss of your boating license.

What are the statutes of limitations in Louisiana?

A statute of limitation is a rule that puts a time limit on prosecutions for certain crimes. In other words, if someone who's suspected of committing a crime doesn't have charges filed against them for a preset amount of time, they then become immune to prosecution for that particular crime.