Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle — Louisiana

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- New Orleans Premiere Criminal Defense Attorney Serving Clients in Orleans Parish, St. Tammany Parish, St. John Parish, St. James Parish, St. Bernard Parish, St. Charles Parish, Assumption Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Terrebonne Parish, Plaquemines Parish and Jefferson Parish.     Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle A.  Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle is the intentional taking or use of a motor vehicle which belongs to another, either without the other's consent, or by means of fraudulent conduct, practices, or representations, but without any intention to deprive the other of [...]

Organized Retail Theft — Louisiana

  New Orleans Criminal Theft Defense Attorney Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. --  Criminal Attorney New Orleans  If you have been charged with Theft -- you need a good lawyer on your side to fight for your rights! Organized Retail Theft -- La RS 14:67.25 Organized retail theft is the intentional procuring, receiving, or concealing of stolen retail property with the intent to sell, deliver, or distribute that property. It shall be presumptive evidence that the owner or operator of any retail establishment has violated this Section when: (1)  On more than one occasion within any one-hundred-eighty-day period the offender [...]

Cheating and Swindling — Louisiana

During the 2017 legislative session, Louisiana lawmakers completely repealed this statute. Commencing August 1, 2017, the following crime no longer exists. This offense is now prosecuted under La R.S. 14:67. New Orleans White Collar Crime Defense Attorney Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- White Collar Crime New Orleans Cheating and Swindling -- La RS 14:67.18 A.  It shall be unlawful for any person who by any trick or sleight of hand performance, or by fraud or fraudulent scheme, cards, dice, or device, for himself or another, wins or attempts to win money or property or a combination thereof, or reduces [...]

Theft of Motor Vehicle Fuel — Louisiana

  New Orleans Criminal Theft Defense Attorney Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. --  Criminal Attorney New Orleans    If you have been charged with Theft -- you need a good lawyer on your side to fight for your rights!   Theft of Motor Vehicle Fuel -- La RS 14:67.17 No person shall dispense fuel, including gasoline and diesel, into the fuel tank of a motor vehicle at an establishment in which motor gasoline or diesel is offered for retail sale and leave the premises of the establishment unless the payment or authorized charge for the fuel has been made. Whoever violates [...]

Unauthorized Use of “Access Card” / Credit Card as Theft — Louisiana

During the 2017 legislative session, Louisiana lawmakers completely repealed this statute. Commencing August 1, 2017, the following crime no longer exists. This offense is now prosecuted under La R.S. 14:67. §67.3. Repealed by Acts 2017, No. 281, §3 Unauthorized use of "Access Card" -- La RS 14:67.3 Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. --  Criminal Attorney New Orleans  If you have been charged with Unauthorized Use of Credit Card -- you need a good lawyer on your side to fight for your rights! Penalties Whoever, directly or indirectly, by agent or otherwise, with intent to defraud, (1) uses a forged Access [...]

Theft — Louisiana

New Orleans Criminal Theft Defense Attorney Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. --  Criminal Attorney New Orleans    If you have been charged with Theft -- you need a good lawyer on your side to fight for your rights!   Theft -- La RS 14:67 Theft is the misappropriation or taking of anything of value which belongs to another, either without the consent of the other to the misappropriation or taking, or by means of fraudulent conduct, practices, or representations.  An intent to deprive the other permanently of whatever may be the subject of the misappropriation or taking is essential.   Penalties [...]

Theft of a Motor Vehicle — Louisiana

New Orleans Criminal Defense   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- Louisiana Motor Vehicle Theft Attorney   Theft of a Motor Vehicle -- 14:67.26 Theft of a motor vehicle is the intentional performance of any of the following acts: (1)  The taking of a motor vehicle, which belongs to another, either without the owner's consent or by means of fraudulent conduct, practices, or representations, with the intention to permanently deprive the owner of the motor vehicle; or (2)  The taking control of a motor vehicle that is lost or mis-delivered under circumstances which provide a means of inquiry as to the [...]

Identity Theft — Louisiana

New Orleans White Collar Crime Defense Attorney Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- Louisiana Identity Theft Criminal Defense Elizabeth B. Carpenter Law Firm has defended many individuals accused of Identity Theft.  If you are being charged with any White Collar or Economic Crime, contact our office for a consultation.  Our job is to protect your rights! Identity Theft : La RS 14:67.16 Identity theft is the intentional use or possession or transfer or attempted use with fraudulent intent by any person of any personal identifying information of another person to obtain, possess, or transfer, whether contemporaneously or not, credit, money, goods, services, or any [...]

Theft of a Firearm — Louisiana

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- Criminal Defense New Orleans   If you or a loved one is facing the charge of Theft of a Firearm, please contact the Law Office of Elizabeth B. Carpenter a New Orleans Criminal Defense Law Firm for a consultation. You need to speak with a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.  Many legal rights have time-specific deadlines and legal matters will become harder to manage successfully the longer they are left unattended.   Theft of a Firearm -- La R.S. 14:67.15 Theft of a firearm is the misappropriation or taking of [...]

Purse Snatching Laws — Louisiana

    Purse snatching -- La R.S. 14:65.1 Purse Snatching is the Theft of anything of value contained within a purse or wallet at the time of the theft, from the person of another or which is in the immediate control of another, by use of force, intimidation, or by snatching, but not armed with a dangerous weapon. Whoever commits the crime of purse snatching shall be imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for 2 to 20 years.   Purse snatching is a Crime of Violence under La Revised Statutes.   Related Posts Simple Robbery Armed Robbery First Degree Robbery   Legal Assistance [...]

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