Thibodaux - Lafourche Parish DWI Defense Attorneys
If you have been charged for Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated in Thibodaux, Lafourche 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.
Lafourche Parish has a special adult drug/alcohol DWI Court; its stated mission is:
- We serve as change agents.
- Our work focuses on awareness, lifestyle, behavior, relationships and spirituality.
- We provide education, treatment, and skill development.
- We help people with addictive disorders attain and maintain responsible sobriety.
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