Probation Attorney — Jefferson Parish

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New Orleans Probation Revocation Attorney   Attorney Elizabeth B. Carpenter Represents Clients Who Have Been Accused of Violating Probation in Jefferson Parish.   Serving Metairie and Gretna!   If you or a loved one has been accused of violating the terms of probation, your probation office will probably file a Rule to Revoke Probation.  It… Read more »

What is a “technical violation” of probation? — New Orleans Criminal Attorney

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New Orleans Probation Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter — Probation Violation Defense Attorney   A technical probation violation is any violation except the following: ** Being arrested, charged, or convicted of any, Felony Violation of any provision of Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes. Intentional misdemeanor directly affecting the person. At the discretion of… Read more »

Falsification of Drug Tests — Louisiana

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Louisiana Falsification of Drug Tests Defense Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — New Orleans False Drug Test Criminal Defense   Falsification of Drug Tests — La. R.S. 14:133.3 No person who submits to court-ordered drug testing shall intentionally falsify or alter or attempt to falsify or alter the results of such a drug test by… Read more »

Ignition Interlock Device Offenses — New Orleans DWI

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  Ignition Interlock Device Offenses — 14:334 No person who, as a condition of probation, is prohibited from operating a motor vehicle unless it is equipped with an ignition Interlock Device shall: (1)  Operate, lease, or borrow a motor vehicle unless that vehicle is equipped with a functioning ignition interlock device. (2)  Request or solicit… Read more »

Article 893 / 894 — First Time Offenders and Expungements Louisiana

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  Louisiana Code of Criminal Procedure Article 893 / 894 If you have been charged with a felony or misdemeanor for the first time in Louisiana, you should ask your attorney to enter any guilty plea under Article 893 or 894 of the Louisiana Code of Criminal Procedure.  Article 893 is for felony pleas and 894… Read more »

Drug Crimes and Drug Court — Louisiana

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  New Orleans Drug Crime Defense Attorney Earlier this year, I attended a seminar led by S. Alex Stalcup M.D., an addiction specialist. In the first statement of his lecture he said, “Trying to practice criminal law and not understanding addiction is like trying to be a mechanic and not understanding how to change a… Read more »