While out and about you were pulled over by Louisiana police. They suspected you of driving while impaired. This is not the first time this has happened to you. In fact, you have a previous DWI conviction on your record. You end up being arrested and charged with yet another DWI, and now you are wondering what this means for your future?
Several states have decided to legalize marijuana for either medical or recreational use. There are others who are working toward decriminalizing the possession of this drug. Then there is Louisiana. Generally speaking marijuana possession, sales and trafficking are all still crimes in this state. Anyone facing marijuana-related drug charges could be dealing with significant penalties if convicted.
When you hear the words misdemeanor DUI, what comes to mind? Something that is not a big deal, or something that can change your life forever? Most Louisiana residents probably would choose the former. Little do they know, misdemeanor charges can have a significant impact on your life, so treating them like they are a big deal matters.
Insurance: it is there to help people when they need it. Unfortunately, so many people have tried to take advantage of the system that, now, insurance companies are constantly on the lookout for fraudulent or questionable claims. Anyone, whether they live in Louisiana or elsewhere, who is thought to be abusing the system may face an insurance fraud charge, which can carry stiff penalties if one is convicted.
Drinking alcohol and getting in the driver’s seat is not a smart move. Drunk driving is dangerous, reckless and illegal. Though law enforcement in the Baton Rouge area is cracking down on people who operate their vehicles while impaired, it is still a major problem on roadways across the country. If you consume alcohol and get in the driver’s seat, you could end up facing DUI charges even if you do not believe you are legally intoxicated.