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Is everyone entitled to bail?

Is everyone entitled to bail? June 20th, 2022 Is everyone entitled to bail? Yes, as a general rule, almost everybody is entitled to bail. Unfortunately, because of this, some people treat bail as a right, not a privilege. The reality is the court can revoke bail. You...

How the Court determines Bail

How the Court determines Bail June 16th, 2022 How the Court determines Bail How the court determines bail is perhaps the first question family members ask. There are three primary ways a court sets bail. You can be issued a summons, charged with a crime with bail set...

Malfeasance

Malfeasance in Office May 31st, 2022 Malfeasance in Office In the last six months, we have experienced increased calls regarding malfeasance in office. Most people charged with malfeasance are unsure what it even means. The assumption is malfeasance is a bribe or...

Setting Bond in Louisiana

Setting Bond in Louisiana May 16th, 2022 Setting a bond in LouisianaSetting bail, or bond, in Louisiana is mainly at the judge’s discretion. Clients often want their bond reduced; however, once set, it is often difficult to adjust that amount without presenting...

Consent to Search a Vehicle

Consent to Search a Vehicle April 26th, 2022 Vehicle Search Clients are constantly asking about having their vehicles searched. A police officer must have probable cause to pull you over. Once stopped, an officer will need probable cause to search you or your...