Protective Orders in Louisiana

Posted by Jarrett P. AmbeauMar 14, 20230 Comments

A protective order, restraining order, injunction against abuse, peace bond, or criminal order of protection are all terms used generally to refer to court orders that require one person to stay away from another person.

Assault and Battery in Louisiana

Posted by Jarrett P. AmbeauNov 17, 20220 Comments

In Louisiana, assault and battery without weapons are typically charged as misdemeanor offenses punishable by jail time and substantial fines. However, depending on the victim and circumstances of the case, assault and battery charges may be classified as felony offenses. Assault is when a person commits an act that puts a victim in reasonable apprehension of harmful or offensive contact. Battery is when someone commits an act that inflicts harmful or offensive contact on the victim.

What Are the Most Common Types of Violent Crimes?

Posted by Jarrett P. AmbeauJan 29, 20210 Comments

Learn About the Main Types of Violent Crimes In the U.S., violent crimes are defined as incidents that involve force or the threat of force. In 2019, there were 1.2 million violent crimes reported in the country. This means that every year, millions of individuals find themselves being accused of...