Experienced Houma, Louisiana DWI Defense Attorneys
If you have been charged for Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated in Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, attorneys at the Shoultz Law Firm are experienced, and ready to zealously fight for your rights.
The offense of operating a vehicle while intoxicated is defined by the Louisiana Legislature in LA R.S. 14:98. It provides as follows:
§98. Operating a vehicle while intoxicated
A.(1) The crime of operating a vehicle while intoxicated is the operating of any motor vehicle, aircraft, watercraft, vessel, or other means of conveyance when any of the following conditions exist:
(a) The operator is under the influence of alcoholic beverages.
(b) The operator's blood alcohol concentration is 0.08 percent or more by weight based on grams of alcohol per one hundred cubic centimeters of blood.
(c) The operator is under the influence of any controlled dangerous substance listed in Schedule I, II, III, IV, or V as set forth in R.S. 40:964.
(d)(i) The operator is under the influence of a combination of alcohol and one or more drugs that are not controlled dangerous substances and that are legally obtainable with or without a prescription.
Terrebonne Parish has a special DWI Court:
The Terrebonne Parish D.W.I. Treatment Court Information:
RATIONAL FOR THE D.A.'S TREATMENT PROGRAM:
To protect our citizens by providing early intervention for DWI's
To provide evaluation, education, and treatment to persons arrested for first and second offense DWI's
To assist Judges by providing treatment to misdemeanor DWI's
To reduce the number of felony DWI's and to provide justification for more severe prison sentences for felons who have refused treatment or failed to change their life of substance abuse while in treatment
Learn more about the Terrebonne Parish D.W.I. Treatment Court Program:
Learn more about Houma, Louisiana at our dedicated Houma page here.
The Shoultz Law Firm offers special reasonable rates for defense of charges filed at Terrebonne Parish Courthouse is in Houma, Louisiana.
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