We’ve all been there. For whatever reason, you see the blue lights flashing in your mirrors, and you have to pull over for the police. This can be a nerve-wracking situation, but you will be better off if you know what to do before this happens. Harmon, Smith & Vourvoulias has years of experience representing… Continue reading What can you expect if you’re pulled over in New Orleans for a DUI?
Being arrested for a DUI can be a scary experience, and unfortunately, the arrest is only the beginning. There are countless ways that a DUI arrest in New Orleans can impact your life, but working with tenacious DUI defense attorneys like George Vourvoulias can help minimize those harmful effects and can help you fight against… Continue reading Will I go to jail for my first DUI in New Orleans
If you have been pulled over for a DUI in New Orleans or anywhere in Louisiana, there is a lot that’s going to happen and it will be happening relatively quickly. The criminal justice system in Louisiana doesn’t take drunk or drugged driving lightly, and if you aren’t diligent in protecting your rights, you might… Continue reading Pulled over for a DUI in New Orleans?
The holidays provide the perfect opportunity for fun with family and friends. There is nothing better than celebrating the day with festive food and drinks. A holiday weekend is certainly not the time to count the calories and watch the intake.Independence day was no exception. When celebrating America’s birthday and watching the fireworks, it is… Continue reading Independence Day Joyriders Include Football Star
On June 22, Alex Sheen could’ve spent his evening at the movies or with friends and family. He could’ve gotten in a workout or taken his dog for a leisurely walk. He could’ve spent the evening watching one of the latest movies on Netflix. Instead, Alex Sheen spent his Saturday night standing outside of a… Continue reading In One Night, This Man Saved People’s Money and Lives
With the legalization of marijuana in the United States on the rise, states cannot agree on the best way to keep our roads safe. Drunk driving is much easier to regulate. Police often rely on the Breathalyzer, which can be administered on the roadside, to accurately determine a driver’s blood alcohol content. Alcohol is also… Continue reading Marijuana Legalization Complicates Road Safety and DWI Laws
Which Louisiana parish has the most DWI arrests each year? New Orleans defense lawyers at Harmon, Smith & Vourvoulias, LLC give the breakdown below. Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Courtesy of: Harmon, Smith & Vourvoulias, LLC
Have you had one too many? Police officers in Louisiana will decide if you should be arrested for DWI by administering one, or a few, of the following field sobriety tests, explained by New Orleans DWI attorneys at Harmon, Smith & Vourvoulias, LLC. Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Courtesy of: Harmon,… Continue reading Are You Drunk? DWI Lawyers Explain Field Sobriety Tests
Most people only talk about blood alcohol concentration (BAC) when it comes to DWI charges. However, alcohol is not the only culprit of driving impairment. The New York Times recently published an article on the lack of attention that has been devoted to marijuana as a drug that impairs driving. When it comes to DWI… Continue reading Can Marijuana Impair Driving?
What does Ke$ha brush her teeth with in the morning? What brand of liquor does LMFAO like? What alcohol brand name does Snoop Dogg drop in his song “I Drink I Smoke”? If you know the answer to any of these questions, or if your child does, listen up. A recent study published last month,… Continue reading Pop Music Sings of Drinking without the Consequences