As experienced DWI defense attorneys in New Orleans, we are often asked what one should do when stopped at a DWI checkpoint. While every DWI case is different, there are certain commonalities and certain things to watch out for from law enforcement. However, every DWI case benefits from the help of a dedicated Louisiana DWI… Continue reading What To Do At DWI Traffic Stop in Louisiana
Facing DWI charges in Louisiana can be a daunting experience, with potential consequences ranging from fines and license suspension to more severe penalties. At Harmon, Smith & Vourvoulias, our experienced New Orleans defense attorneys understand the concerns and uncertainties individuals may have when confronted with such legal challenges. This blog aims to provide insights into… Continue reading Do I Need an Attorney for My DWI Case in Louisiana?
Facing a DUI charge is stressful enough, but when you compound it with driving with a suspended license, the situation can become even more complex and intimidating. In New Orleans, such a scenario can lead to serious consequences, including fines, license revocation, and even jail time. If you find yourself in this predicament, it’s crucial… Continue reading What Should I Do if Pulled Over for DUI With a Suspended License in New Orleans?
If you’re driving around one night and happen to get pulled over by a police officer on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI), you may not be sure how to act. This is especially true if you’ve never been stopped before on any charge, let alone a DWI. Even… Continue reading Pulled over for DUI in Metairie
We all know that driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol can impair judgment and put everyone’s lives at risk. But we do not often think of the intoxicating effect of that all-nighter or the common case of “burning the candle at both ends.” If you are running on empty (sleep, that is –… Continue reading Driver Fatigue and DUIs in New Orleans
As a DWI attorney in New Orleans, I meet with clients each day that, if convicted, face severe penalties. Often, I find that drivers are unaware of the possible penalties of a DWI conviction, initially believing such a charge doesn’t carry heavy consequences. It is actually the contrary. I try to quickly educate drivers on… Continue reading What Are the Penalties for a DWI Conviction in Louisiana?
A driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge in Louisiana can be confusing. (It’s often known as a driving under the influence, or DUI, charge in other states.) Will you have to pay a fine if you’re arrested for DWI? Lose your license? Go to jail? The answer depends on a number of factors. In an effort… Continue reading Possible Penalties for DWI Conviction in Louisiana
As experienced DWI attorneys in New Orleans, Louisiana, our team at Harmon, Smith & Vourvoulias often sees confusion within the state about drunken driving terminology. This is to be expected, as different states in the U.S. use different acronyms for the charge, even ones that border Louisiana. In Louisiana, driving while intoxicated, or DWI, is… Continue reading What is the Difference Between DWI and DUI in Louisiana?
At Harmon, Smith & Vourvoulias, our experienced Louisiana personal injury attorneys have been helping clients face the aftermath of life-changing injuries for decades. We are often asked by our clients, “What should I do to pursue a personal injury claim?” We use a number of criteria in order to help you determine if you should… Continue reading What Should I Do To Pursue A Personal Injury Claim in Louisiana?
After the 4th of July life seems to fly by at lightning speed. The summer disappears before your very eyes and all of a sudden it is time to go back to school. Time to return to the laborious homework, teacher-parent meetings, and endless sports games. Luckily, Labor Day provides that final long weekend before… Continue reading 3 Ways to Leisurely Spend Your NOLA Labor Day Weekend