Gun Rights and Domestic Battery Convictions — Louisiana Law

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  During the 2014 legislative session, Louisiana lawmakers added and modified many laws pertaining to domestic violence.  One of the most significant actions taken was the creation of Louisiana Revised Statute 14:95.10, which prohibits someone previously convicted of domestic abuse battery from possessing a firearm or carrying a concealed weapon for 10 years. The statute was created… Read more »

Three New Louisiana Laws Regarding Gun Rights

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  Governor Bobby Jindal has signed three bills into law.  Two of these bills expand gun rights, while the third one restricts gun rights.   Carrying Weapons in Establishments that Serve Alcohol A new law that allows concealed-carry permit holders to carry their weapons into restaurants that serve alcohol — the establishment must make most of its… Read more »

Domestic Abuse Aggravated Assault — Louisiana Law

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    DOMESTIC ABUSE LAW LOUISIANA     Domestic Abuse Aggravated Assault  —  La. R.S.  14:37.7   Domestic abuse aggravated assault is an assault with a dangerous weapon committed by one household member upon another household member. For purposes of this Section, “household member” means any person of the opposite sex presently living in the… Read more »

Violation of Protective Orders or Restraining Order– Louisiana

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    Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. – Louisiana Protective Order Attorney     Violation of Protective Orders   Violation of protective orders is the willful disobedience of a preliminary or permanent injunction or protective order, after a contradictory court hearing, or the willful disobedience of a temporary restraining order or any ex parte protective order, if… Read more »

Domestic Abuse Law — Louisiana

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  New Orleand Domestic Violence Defense Attorney Unfortunately, Domestic Violence is a problem in our society.  Millions of women and men are seriously injured or killed because of domestic abuse every year — this includes girlfriends, boyfriends, spouses and domestic partners.  The abuse can be physical, emotional, spiritual or mental.  Make no mistake, a Domestic Violence… Read more »

Domestic Violence Battery Law — Louisiana

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  New Orleans Domestic Violence Defense Attorney   What is domestic abuse battery? Louisiana Domestic Abuse Battery is the intentional use of force or violence committed by one household member upon the person of another household member.  The statute may be found at La. R.S. 14:35.3   Under the law for Domestic Battery a “Household member” means… Read more »