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.
Common Sense Carnival – Things to Avoid During Mardi Gras to Keep Yourself out of CourtPosted on by Townsend Myers
Mardi Gras, the most exciting and crazy time of the year, is almost here! This can be very busy for me as a municipal court lawyer in New Orleans, but it doesn’t have to be. […]
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.