Carjacking Laws — Louisiana

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Carjacking Laws in Louisiana — 14:64.2

 

 Carjacking Law LouisianaCarjacking is the intentional taking of a motor vehicle belonging to another person, in the presence of that person, or in the presence of a passenger, or any other person in lawful possession of the motor vehicle, by the use of force or intimidation.

Penalty

Whoever commits the crime of carjacking shall be imprisoned at hard labor for 2 to 20 years, without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.

 

Carjacking is a Crime of Violence under La Revised Statutes.

 

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Legal Assistance

If you have been accused of carjacking or any other crime of violence in state or federal court, contact New Orleans criminal attorney Elizabeth B. Carpenter for a consultation.

 

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