Arson suspected in Southern Hills house fire

Arson suspected in Southern Hills house fire

The Shreveport Fire Department responded to a reported house fire recently, according to news reports. The fire truck arrived and found a single-story brick and veneer home with light smoke visible. The home was occupied at the time and a family of three managed to...
What can you be entitled to after a car accident?

What can you be entitled to after a car accident?

There are several types of damages you may claim in a personal injury lawsuit if you have been injured in a car accident. Claims for medical expenses are chief among these, but you may also claim damages for lost wages, diminished employment opportunities, and pain...
Understanding Probate & Successions In Louisiana

Understanding Probate & Successions In Louisiana

First off, It is important to determine whether the decedent owned property that could require a succession in Louisiana. If only some assets are located in Louisiana but the bulk of the estate is in another state, a Louisiana ancillary probate may be appropriate. If...
Impaired Driver Kills Teen In Red River Parish

Impaired Driver Kills Teen In Red River Parish

According to local news reports, a Coushatta teenager died recently following a crash in Red River Parish that involved a vehicle and two people just east of US Highway 71. According to Louisiana State Police Troop G, two teenage Coushatta girls, age 19 and 17, were...
What’s The Difference Between DWI & DUI?

What’s The Difference Between DWI & DUI?

DWI stands for driving while intoxicated, or in some cases, driving while impaired. DUI is an acronym for driving under the influence. These terms can have different meanings, but both of these terms are applied to a driver who is being charged with a serious offense...
Louisiana Boating Accident Claims Several Victims

Louisiana Boating Accident Claims Several Victims

A day on the water is a common pastime when you live in the sportsman’s paradise. Louisiana is home to many beautiful bodies of water. Residents frequently spend time on the water doing activities such as fishing, swimming, water-skiing, wake boarding or even just...
How Can I Get My DUI Expunged From My Criminal Record?

How Can I Get My DUI Expunged From My Criminal Record?

If you’ve ever been convicted of a DWI or DUI in the state of Louisiana, or anywhere else for that matter, then you will probably be glad to learn that you are able to have these records removed under certain conditions! Louisiana State law R.S. 44:9(A)(2) states that...
Hit and Run Kills Shreveport Teenager

Hit and Run Kills Shreveport Teenager

A Shreveport teen has died after being struck by a motorist in south Shreveport on June 23rd. Officers responded to reports of a pedestrian involved in a hit and run crash where they found the 16-year old victim in a water-filled ditch near the roadway, according to...
What’s the Difference Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony?

What’s the Difference Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony?

In criminal law, crimes can be augmented by their severity in that some crimes are more damaging to society and are considered elevated charges which may incur additional fines, jail time, or other consequences. An infraction, the least serious form of crime, is also...