5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney

Posted by Jarrett P. AmbeauFeb 16, 20230 Comments

Most people facing criminal charges are terrified, and they need help. Even if you're innocent, the law can be intimidating to navigate without an experienced attorney by your side. The good news is that finding a lawyer is easier than ever thanks to the Internet. But with so many websites and billboards out there, how do you know which lawyer is best for your needs? Here are five questions to ask before hiring a criminal defense attorney.

Louisiana Drug Laws

Posted by Jarrett P. AmbeauJan 31, 20230 Comments

The penalties for drug crimes in Louisiana range from fines to jail time. Sentencing guidelines vary depending on the type of drug, the amount found, aggravating elements like the presence of guns and many other facts surrounding each case. Do not rely on Google or friends with "similar" cases for answers to legal questions about your specific criminal case. If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney.

Who is "Innocent Until Proven Guilty" anymore?

Posted by Ryan VoloAug 25, 20210 Comments

Our justice system seems to convict people in reverse these days. A person was to remain innocent until proven guilty, however, with the increasing amount of social media, someone charged with a crime is mere seconds away from being convicted by social media. Once an arrest is made, they are instantly guilty until proven innocent... But will they ever be able to retake their innocence once their guilt is automatically assumed?

The Power of Humanizing Instead of Criminalizing

Posted by Jarrett P. AmbeauJun 11, 20200 Comments

Treating You Like You Are Innocent Until Proven Guilty The criminal justice system is notorious for its harsh treatment towards the accused. Defendants can be treated as prisoners before even getting sentenced, and prisoners themselves can be treated as sub-human during their sentence and even af...