Morgan City DWI Lawyers
If you have been charged for Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated in Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana, attorneys at the Shoultz Law Firm are experienced, and ready to zealously defend your State and Federal Constitutional 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.
St. Mary Parish and Iberia Parish has a special DWI Court:
The St. Mary and Iberia Parish (16th JDC) D.W.I. Treatment Court Information:
The Iberia Parish DWI Court Team will provide judicial monitoring, legal support from the District Attorney and Defense Bar, intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment, supervision through probation and parole, and the support of Law Enforcement with the objective of reducing the rate of incarceration in Louisiana along with the goal of enabling clients to free themselves of addictive disorders.
Learn more about the St. Mary/Iberia Parish DWI Court here: www.drugcourt.com/Handbooks&Procedures/IPDWICourtPolicyAndProceduresManual.pdf
Learn more about DWI in Louisiana here
Wikipedia information about Morgan City - a city in St. Mary Parish in the State of Louisiana. The population was 12,404 at the 2010 census.
Morgan City sits on the banks of the Atchafalaya River. The town was originally named "Tiger Island."
Learn all about Morgan City, Louisiana at Wikipedia.
The Shoultz Law Firm offers special reasonable rates for defense of charges filed at St. Mary Parish Courthouse in Franklin, Louisiana. It is located at: 500 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538 or in Morgan City Court at 7261 LA-182, Morgan City, LA 70380.
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