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Brent Cueria
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Accident & Injury, Criminal, Insurance, Workers' Compensation, Consumer Rights

Attorney Brent Cueria founded the Cueria Law Firm, L.L.C. located in New Orleans, in order to focus on the representation of injured individuals, wher... (more)

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Bernard J. Bagert, Jr.

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Estate, Criminal, Elder Law, Power of Attorney, Business Organization

Ben Bagert distinguished himself in law school by earning induction into the national honor society and his classmates elected him president of the la... (more)

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J. Reed Poole

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Accident & Injury, Business, Criminal, Real Estate, Consumer Rights

J. Reed Poole, Jr. is an attorney based in the New Orleans Office of Garrison, Yount, Forte & Mulcahy, LLC. He is admitted to practice law is the Stat... (more)

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Nicholas Lindner

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Criminal, Car Accident, Felony, Accident & Injury, DUI-DWI
Full service criminal defense/personal injury/DWI/traffic firm

I am a New Orleans attorney fighting hard to protect my clients' rights, property, and liberty through experience, skill, and knowledge of the Louisia... (more)

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Allen H. Borne

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Accident & Injury, Bankruptcy & Debt, Business, DUI-DWI, Estate

Attorney for the People. Allen was born & raised in New Orleans and has practiced law since 1984 representing thousands of clients. Allen is an Adjunc... (more)

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Miguel A. Elias

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Immigration, Personal Injury, Divorce & Family Law, Criminal, Workers' Compensation

Miguel Abraham Elias is an aggressive litigation attorney with strong leadership, vast trial experience, and excellent negotiation skills. Born in Pue... (more)

William Brock Most Lawyer

William Brock Most

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Business, Criminal, Lawsuit & Dispute, Civil & Human Rights, Real Estate

The Law Office of William Most focuses on addressing civil rights and environmental issues, but has also handled matters involving land use, disabilit... (more)

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800-715-7650

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Stavros Panagoulopoulos

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Criminal, Divorce & Family Law, Traffic, Juvenile Law

Criminal Court is a place where someone's life can be irrevocably changed for the worse. I have born witness to incredible injustice being done to inn... (more)

Eugene P. Redmann Lawyer

Eugene P. Redmann

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Eugene Redmann is a lifelong resident of New Orleans. After attending Jesuit High School for two years, Gene graduated from O. Perry Walker High Schoo... (more)

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Deidre K. Peterson

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Accident & Injury, Divorce & Family Law, Criminal, Real Estate, Immigration

Deidre Peterson is a practicing lawyer in the state of Louisiana. Attorney Peterson received her J.D. from Marquette University in 1987.

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LEGAL TERMS

WARRANT

See search warrant or arrest warrant.

PLEA BARGAIN

A negotiation between the defense and prosecution (and sometimes the judge) that settles a criminal case. The defendant typically pleads guilty to a lesser crim... (more...)
A negotiation between the defense and prosecution (and sometimes the judge) that settles a criminal case. The defendant typically pleads guilty to a lesser crime (or fewer charges) than originally charged, in exchange for a guaranteed sentence that is shorter than what the defendant could face if convicted at trial. The prosecution gets the certainty of a conviction and a known sentence; the defendant avoids the risk of a higher sentence; and the judge gets to move on to other cases.

JUSTICE SYSTEM

A term lawyers use to describe the courts and other bureaucracies that handle American's criminal legal business, including offices of various state and federal... (more...)
A term lawyers use to describe the courts and other bureaucracies that handle American's criminal legal business, including offices of various state and federal prosecutors and public defenders. Many people caught up in this system refer to it by less flattering names.

BOOKING

A quaint phrase that refers to the recording of an arrested person's name, age, address and reason for arrest when that person is brought to jail and placed beh... (more...)
A quaint phrase that refers to the recording of an arrested person's name, age, address and reason for arrest when that person is brought to jail and placed behind bars. Nowadays, the book is likely to be a computer. Usually, a mug shot and fingerprints are taken, and the arrestee's clothing and personal effects are inventoried and stored.

NOLO CONTENDERE

A plea entered by the defendant in response to being charged with a crime. If a defendant pleads nolo contendere, she neither admits nor denies that she committ... (more...)
A plea entered by the defendant in response to being charged with a crime. If a defendant pleads nolo contendere, she neither admits nor denies that she committed the crime, but agrees to a punishment (usually a fine or jail time) as if guilty. Usually, this type of plea is entered because it can't be used as an admission of guilt if a civil case is held after the criminal trial.

ELEMENTS (OF A CRIME)

The component parts of crimes. For example, 'Robbery' is defined as the taking and carrying away of property of another by force or fear with the intent to perm... (more...)
The component parts of crimes. For example, 'Robbery' is defined as the taking and carrying away of property of another by force or fear with the intent to permanently deprive the owner of the property. Each of those four parts is an element that the prosecution must prove beyond a reasonable doubt.

SELF-INCRIMINATION

The making of statements that might expose you to criminal prosecution, either now or in the future. The 5th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution prohibits the go... (more...)
The making of statements that might expose you to criminal prosecution, either now or in the future. The 5th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution prohibits the government from forcing you to provide evidence (as in answering questions) that would or might lead to your prosecution for a crime.

PROSECUTOR

A lawyer who works for the local, state or federal government to bring and litigate criminal cases.

PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENCE

One of the most sacred principles in the American criminal justice system, holding that a defendant is innocent until proven guilty. In other words, the prosecu... (more...)
One of the most sacred principles in the American criminal justice system, holding that a defendant is innocent until proven guilty. In other words, the prosecution must prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, each element of the crime charged.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

State v. Ates

... LOLLEY, J. This criminal appeal arises from the Third Judicial District Court, Parish of Union, State of Louisiana. Edward Eugene Ates, Jr. ... The offense of illegal use of a weapon requires proof of either general intent or criminal negligence. State v. Walker, 26,026 (La.App. ...

State v. Ates

8 So.3d 581 (2009). STATE of Louisiana v. Edward Eugene ATES, Jr. No. 2008-KO-2341. Supreme Court of Louisiana. May 15, 2009. Denied.

State v. Jones

... 2781, 61 L.Ed.2d 560 (1979). Under the Jackson standard, a review of a criminal conviction record for sufficiency of evidence does not require the court to ask whether it believes that the evidence at the trial established guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. ...

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