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Presenting criminal defense is difficult for many addicts

Louisiana residents are likely aware that the nation is facing a drug epidemic of historic magnitude. The cases of addiction and death from drug overdoses continue to rise. Law enforcement is trying to combat the crisis by making more arrests to get drug dealers out of the community. More arrests leads to a growing need for criminal defense

Viral video star to present criminal defense

In recent years, most Louisiana residents have probably become familiar with the term "viral video." The term refers to an amateur video that quickly makes its way across social media platforms. Often featuring humorous or interesting clips of everyday life, viral videos have become a common way for people to share things with friends all over the world. Unfortunately, being featured in a viral video can now lead to a need to present a criminal defense.

Congressional candidate faces sudden need for criminal defense

Louisiana voters probably feel as if candidates seeking election are a special group of people with an outstanding personal record. The truth is, most candidates are just regular people and face many of the same troubles as persons in other career fields. Recently, a man running for the U.S. Congress was shocked to find out that he had been accused of a serious crime, for which there was an outstanding warrant. He quickly realized he would need to make arrangements to present a criminal defense, before the accusations potentially affected the results of the upcoming election. 

Operation Summer Heat may lead to need for criminal defense

As the summer heat takes old in Louisiana, most residents are probably looking forward to taking some time off to relax and cool off. One Louisiana police department decided to do exactly the opposite, launching a massive investigation over the span of several months in an effort to net a group of people they suspected of illegal activity involving drugs. Whenever major drug crimes make headlines, it can be difficult for people to remember that despite the initial facts that the media has reported, on some occasions those accused of drug crimes are not guilty, and all those accused have a right to present a solid criminal defense. 

Woman accused of ditching drugs prepares for criminal defense

Louisiana residents would likely agree that where illegal drugs are concerned, it is usually a good idea to refrain from personal involvement, as law enforcement across the nation is cracking down on drug crimes. A nationwide epidemic of addiction and overdoses has caused a heightened sense of alarm. Some of the actions on the part of law enforcement, meant to combat the growing threat, may be a bit overzealous. As one local woman recently learned, even throwing drugs away can lead to a need for a criminal defense attorney. 

Criminal defense: Multiple arrests re prescription drug charges

Louisiana is a state known for it's beautiful landscapes, abundant nature and colorful residents. While these are definitely attributes to take pride in, the state is not immune from problems. With law enforcement across the nation cracking down on prescription drug crimes, it has become quite common to see headlines in which criminal defense is needed by the accused offenders. While certainly, crimes involving drugs are handled seriously, persons accused of such crimes are entitled to due process of the law. 

Criminal defense trials possible for 2 men facing serious charges

Drugs and violence are an ever-present topic in modern America. One may find it difficult to peruse the daily news without coming across a criminal defense headline. While many in Louisiana may never expect to find themselves facing serious charges, such charges often come about as a result of a less-serious action, such as a traffic stop.

Criminal defense: Man charged with kidnapping four children

Crimes involving children are not taken lightly by the public, law enforcement or the judicial system. When a defendant is convicted of a crime involving children, prosecutors may be likely to request the maximum punishment for all charges against a defendant.  Louisiana residents may be interested to learn about a man who is likely securing a criminal defense attorney after being arrested for kidnapping.

Some pet owners may need criminal defense attorneys

Louisiana pet owners may not be aware that some instances of leaving a pet outside can result in felony charges of animal cruelty. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is campaigning to warn pet owners that it is the law to protect their pets from the extreme cold. If pet owners abide by the law, they likely could avoid the need for a criminal defense attorney.

Criminal defense: 2 women arrested for fraud

Although financial crimes have likely been around as long as currency has existed, the number of incidents may seem more frequent. Some may argue that the availability and accessibility of information and technology may increase those types of crimes. Two women were arrested for two separate similar crimes and will likely be relying upon the advice of Louisiana criminal defense attorneys throughout their cases.