DWI & License Suspensions

Posted by Jarrett P. AmbeauSep 12, 20200 Comments

How DWI Charges Impact Your Driving Privileges Driving while intoxicated (DWI) carries more penalties than you may realize. As a reminder, a DWI charge is issued when a driver's blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is .08 or above. Besides the typical jail times and fines, you may also lose a key co...

Field Sobriety Test Flaws

Posted by Jarrett P. AmbeauMay 09, 20200 Comments

The System Is Far from Perfect Arrested for DWI? Don't worry, there are several reasons why a police officer may believe you were driving while intoxicated that can be challenged in court. Besides the fact that you may have swerved out of your lane or didn't fully stop at a stop sign, among other...

Is a Third DWI Offense a Felony?

Posted by Jarrett P. AmbeauMar 25, 20200 Comments

Driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is a serious offense in any state. A conviction of this offense results in many penalties. Those penalties become harsher and the charge more serious as subsequent offenses accrue over time. That holds true in Louisiana as it does in other state...

What You Need to Know About a DWI Stop

Posted by Jarrett P. AmbeauJan 24, 20200 Comments

The loud blare of the sirens and the flashing lights in your rearview are an unwanted sight for any driver. However, when you find yourself being questioned for driving while intoxicated, it can easily turn into a moment of confusion, stress, and concern. A DWI comes with significant penalties th...

Powdered Alcohol

Posted by Jarrett P. AmbeauApr 25, 20140 Comments

News story in Baton Rouge… powdered alcohol DWI arrest…. This product was just approved by the FDA, and quite frankly I don't understand the hype. What's the deal? I bet you can get the same DWI with this that you can anything else. http://www.fox44.com/news/feds-approve-powdered-alcohol-develope...

Baton Rouge DWI Checkpoint Attorney

Posted by Jarrett P. AmbeauDec 19, 20120 Comments

The Baton Rouge Police conducted a DWI checkpoint in the 800 block  Stanford Ave. on December 13, last Thursday night. A total of 545 vehicles were screened. There were 16 drivers arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. You can expect this the rest of the holiday season. If you find yourself in t...

DWI Defense – Blood test

Posted by Jarrett P. AmbeauSep 25, 20120 Comments

DWI Defense decision in US Supreme Court The US Supreme Court has granted review on a case where a person stopped for DWI was forced, without a warrant, to give blood to the officer. He was found to be over the legal limit and the trial court, at the state level, found that his blood was taken in...

Police Make 49 Arrests During DWI Checkpoint

Posted by Jarrett P. AmbeauSep 07, 20120 Comments

Lots of people will now need a Baton Rouge DWI attorney!  According to the Advocate, on August 27, law enforcement made 49 arrest for DWI as a result of a checkpoint near downtown Baton Rouge.  All of these arrests are likely the result of people leaving the Taste of Tiger Tailgating event which ...

Proposed Legislation on DWI Administrative Law

Posted by Jarrett P. AmbeauMay 17, 20120 Comments

Unless you are a Baton Rouge DWI attorney, you may or may not have heard about the new DWI bill making its way through our legislature right now.  Essentially, as it stands now, when an individual gets a DWI and loses their driver's license after an administrative hearing, that person can regain ...