Mardi Gras Do’s and Dont’s: Traffic and Municipal CourtPosted on by Townsend Myers
"Traffic Time" Jan. 29, 2016 from Traffic Time on Vimeo.
What Happens to my Public Drunkenness Charge in Municipal Court?Posted on by Townsend Myers
Public drunkenness (or public intoxication) is a violation of the New Orleans Municipal Code, Section 54-405. It is a misdemeanor charge punishable by up to five months in the Parish Prison and/or a fine of […]
5 Things You Need to Know About a Sugar Bowl ArrestPosted on by Townsend Myers
New Orleans is a popular tourist destination around the holidays, and this time of year I get lots of phone calls and emails about advice about how to handle what for many is an inevitable brush with the law. In that spirit, I have compiled a list of my top 5 things everyone should know about how to deal with a New Year’s Eve or Sugar Bowl arrest.
Hiring an Attorney for a Minor in Possession TicketPosted on by Townsend Myers
Minor in Possession of Alcohol in the city of New Orleans is a misdemeanor offense requiring a court appearance, and carrying potentially serious consequences for a person’s long-term criminal record if convicted. But a good lawyer can help you get a MIP in New Orleans dismissed.
Misdemeanor Crime DefensePosted on by Townsend Myers
A misdemeanor is a crime for which the maximum possible punishment is incarceration for one year or less. The legal procedures for misdemeanors are usually simpler than for felonies, the penalties less severe and the long-term consequences less harsh.