Like other states, Louisiana has enhanced laws on its books regarding drugs and schools. The point of the law is to protect children from the dangers of drug trafficking and drug activity.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that law enforcement arrests about 1.5 million people yearly for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. To put the number in more perspective, it translates to one out of every 121 drivers with licenses.
Before you rush to file your divorce paperwork in Baton Rouge, take some time to think about your financial situation. You may think you have nothing to worry about because you and your partner both agree it is best for your situation, but divorces often have a way of becoming complicated. Things may change the moment you submit your paperwork to the courts.
Just because you know divorce is the right thing to do for your family, you may still worry about the negative effects it will have on your children. Will it ruin their relationships with you? Will they act out at school from anger or depression?
If you are fighting a drug charge (or if you could face a drug charge), it is important to use social media wisely. Unfortunately, even innocent posts are easy to misinterpret and could end up hurting you.
If you suffer an injury in a car accident and are unable to work, you might be worried about how you are going to make it. You should know that in addition to seeking compensation for medical costs and pain and suffering, you can also recover lost income.
A home is an amazing investment, and many married couples purchase together to get better interest rates. Putting both your names on the mortgage is usually a good idea, until you decide to end the marriage and do not want to be held responsible for the loan.
If you have taken a chemical test because a Louisiana law enforcement officer believed you were driving under the influence of illegal substances, a positive result can have devastating consequences. When you have not been using illicit drugs, that result could be a major shock, too. Before you panic, you should know that a medication you are taking legally could have caused your false positive.