You can also be charged with this crime if you have been found operating a vehicle or watercraft under the influence of any drugs classified under the following schedules: In the state of Louisiana, conviction for operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OVI) can result in serious penalties. Like the term OVI, driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI) refer to the crime of driving any type of vehicle or watercraft with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of 0.08% or higher.
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At The Mayeux Sardi Law Firm, we understand the complex laws that are associated with our clients' OVI cases and we are prepared to protect their rights. After you have been arrested on a DWI or DUI charge, many considerations will need to be taken to assess what will happen in your case.
Some of the questions that will be asked include:
You need to take immediate action and schedule a case consultation with our legal team. You can suffer severe penalties if you are convicted. If aggravated circumstances are associated with your case, the penalties you face will likely increase. For a second DUI or DWI conviction, the penalty includes mandatory jail time. Penalties for a third-offense DWI include a mandatory one-year jail sentence without the possibility of probation, suspension, or parole.
In addition, DUI penalties in Louisiana remain on the defendant's record, which can restrict a person's ability to obtain certain jobs or licenses. Fight for your rights today with the powerful representation that we offer! Our criminal defense attorneys in Baton Rouge are here for you.
The interaction of the criminal justice system and our immigration system can tear families apart. Detention creates incredible financial and emotional tolls on the families of those who have been detained. A person may have been detained in California and then sent to Louisiana. It is hard to overstate the impact detention has on families. We can help you pursue a bond hearing as soon as possible to help ensure your release from detention. Our experience and skill can help you secure a bond hearing in a short amount of time and can help you secure a reasonable bond.
At Mayeaux Sardi, we understand the dire situation many immigrants face once they are in detention. With so few lawyers and so many people detained at the LaSalle Detention Facility, we have gone to great lengths to help as many people as we could. In the past, attorney Kenneth Mayeaux developed a legal orientation program to help educate detainees on their legal rights. While the program is no longer in place, we still work to make ourselves as available as possible to help detainees. Our experience helping detainees to navigate the immigration system and to enforce their rights can be invaluable to those who are detained and their loved ones.
When you or a loved one has been detained prior to deportation, you cannot afford to work with anything less than the most effective legal representation. At Mayeaux Sardi, we are dedicated to giving people the help they need. To schedule a free consultation, call 225-754-4477 or contact us online.
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