Violation of Protective Orders or Restraining Order– Louisiana

  Violation of Protective Orders   The law pertaining to a violation of a Protective Order can be found at Louisiana Revised Statute 14:79. Legal Definition 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 the defendant has been given notice of the temporary restraining order or ex parte protective order by service of process as required by law. A defendant may also be deemed to have been properly served [...]

Domestic Abuse Law — Louisiana

  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 charge is not to be taken lightly.  It is a serious offense with serious penalties.  It is also an enhanceable offense in Louisiana -- with each additional conviction comes harsher penalties and fines.  Anyone who has been convicted of Domestic Violence abuse within the past 10 years, [...]

Domestic Violence Battery Law — Louisiana

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 any person of the opposite sex presently living in the same residence or having lived in the same residence within 5 years of the incident.   The couple may live together as spouses or boyfriend/girlfriend.   Domestic Battery may also apply to children. What are the [...]

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