Category Archives: News

Jul 15, 2019

Premarital assets can complicate property division

When couples marry later in life, they typically bring a lot more with them than people in their twenties or early thirties may have. One spouse may have a sizeable retirement account and a house. The other may have a condo that the couple plans…

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Jun 12, 2019

Do you know how a DUI conviction could affect your future?

Perhaps this is the last summer before your freshman year of college begins, or the last couple of weeks before you begin an exciting new job. It is a very special time, and there will be many get-togethers with friends. Alcohol will no doubt figure…

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May 14, 2019

What Louisiana’s implied consent law means for you

Drinking and driving do not mix. Louisiana has steep penalties for those who drive while impaired. Even worse, when alcohol slows your reaction time, you have an increased chance of injuring yourself or someone else on the road. As such, you should always arrange for…

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Apr 16, 2019

How to help your college child avoid underage DUI

Classes are coming to an end at many institutions of higher learning in Louisiana, and summer is fast approaching. This means your college child may be coming home. Whether your kid plans on working, relaxing or even staying on campus during summer break, you need…

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Mar 19, 2019

Do you have to submit to field sobriety tests?

Seeing those lights in your rear-view along with those sirens can send your heart racing. You may have just had a couple of beers, and you fear the inevitable battery of questions and tests the officer will put you through. A police officer may pull…

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Feb 15, 2019

4 reasons you should take a paternity test

Few relationships are more meaningful than the bond between parent and child. If you are lucky, you know you are the father of the young one in your life. Unfortunately, though, it can be difficult to be certain. Thanks to modern science, you can likely…

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Jan 18, 2019

Understanding constructive possession

When you face some kind of drug charge in Louisiana, you likely become quite concerned, as well you should be. Depending on exactly what alleged drug crime the prosecutor charges you with, you could face a substantial prison term if convicted. Then too, depending on the quantity…

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Dec 19, 2018

Factors that can impact breath test accuracy

Seeing those blue lights come on in your rearview mirror can be a horrible feeling, and you may wind up feeling even worse if the law enforcement official who pulls you over asks you to submit to a breath test. Breath tests, when conducted correctly…

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Nov 18, 2018

Why unmarried fathers need to establish paternity in Louisiana

More and more couples are choosing not to marry for various reasons, yet some still have children. Whether parenthood was intentional or not, it is important to establish paternity to protect your rights as a father and the rights of your kids. The law requires…

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Oct 16, 2018

5 reasons why the divorce rate among baby boomers is rising

It makes sense to assume that older married couples are more likely to last. However, research shows that the divorce rate for couples ages 50 and older is rising at an alarming rate. These marital splits, commonly known as gray divorces, have almost doubled since the 1990s. So,…

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