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Clean up your criminal record with an expungement!

What is an expungement? For all information on this subject, check out the expungement statutes in The Louisiana Code of Criminal Procedure, Articles 971-996. The Articles include definitions of terms, eligibility information and a description of the forms required for filing. You can access the LA Criminal Code online here. Louisiana defines “expunging a record” [..]

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Will my license be suspended?

I was arrested for a DWI, will my license be suspended? In Louisiana, as in most states, once you are arrested for a DWI, you immediately have two, separate cases. First,  the Office of Motor Vehicles will initiate an administrative case. The OMV will want to seek a license suspension in two situations. You either [..]

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Felony Charge Dismissed

In August, 2017, Dewey & Braud Law was contacted by a worried mother regarding a new felony case against her son. Her twenty year old son was in custody on a motion to revoke from Lafourche Parish caused by a new pending charge in Iberville Parish. Dewey & Braud handles cases throughout the State of [..]

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Do I need a lawyer?

Do I need a lawyer? “He who represents himself has a fool for a client.”  – Abraham Lincoln If you find yourself with a pending criminal case against you or an upcoming traffic ticket court appearance, it may be tempting to represent yourself in court. However, there are a list of reasons why you should not. There [..]

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DWI: 3 Big Tips!

If you have ever been arrested for a DWI, you know it can be incredibly scary. You are first stopped by a law enforcement officer, typically for a traffic violation, then before you know it, you’re in handcuffs and going to jail. Your mind is racing about your job, your family, and how expensive a [..]

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Don’t just pay your ticket!

After you receive a traffic ticket from an officer, it may be your gut reaction to get your checkbook out and send in your money. But, if you simply pay the fine, there will be a conviction for that traffic violation on your driving record. Though Louisiana doesn’t use a point system for your driving [..]

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