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Dui And Dwi Law Lawyers In Dry Creek Louisiana

Dry Creek is an unincorporated community in the east-central portion of Beauregard Parish, Louisiana, United States. It lies 20 miles southeast of Deridder on the corner of La. Hwy 113 and La. Hwy 394 @ 30°40′10″N 93°2′42″W. It is 104 feet above sea level. The geography of the area is slightly hilly, ranging from 80 to 135 feet above sea level, consisting of mostly sandy soils with many creeks (not all dry) and ponds. Children in the area attend East Beauregard Elementary School and East Beauregard High School, five miles north. Bundick Lake is located approximately five miles north/northwest of "downtown" Dry Creek. Dry Creek is at the beginning of the "piney woods" of central Louisiana. Logging is the major industry of the area. There are many extraordinary vegetable gardens, and the entire area is noted for Sugartown melons as well as a "family atmosphere". Dry Creek Baptist Camp is located at the corner of the two highways across from Foreman's grocery, with a Pentecostal Church on the north side and a Bible Church on the south side of its boundary. There are many churches in the area and all faiths utilize the Camp's facilities. Referred to as the "White House", the Dry Creek School is an imposing neo-Greco building that alters one's concept of the traditional country school. Built in 1912, the wings and columns of the building were added in 1919-1920. The school was the first to support public education through taxes. A victim of school consolidation, it closed in 1962. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places.

What is dui and dwi law?

Driving While Intoxicated is the offense of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. State law controls whether operating includes actual driving of the car or merely sitting in the car and the level of intoxication needed in order to be found in violation of the law. Some statutes refer to driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while impaired (DWI) that does not require intoxication. DUI and DWI lawyers represent people who have been arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. DUI and DWI attorneys defend clients at each stage of a DUI or DWI case -- from arrest to an appeal after conviction. A DUI and DWI attorney may challenge aspects of a DUI or DWI arrest or conviction, including breathalyzer and chemical testing procedures.

Answers to dui and dwi law issues in Louisiana

The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution says that you have a right to be free of unreasonable police searches and...

The general criteria for making an arrest is what is referred to as probable cause. Probable cause arises when there...

There are two different types of warrants that may be issued:

  • arrest warrants - an order issued by a...

The Miranda decision relates specifically to the rights of a criminal suspect after he has been detained by the...

Bail is typically set by a magistrate or a judge who considers the seriousness of the offense and the likelihood of...

Early in the course of a criminal proceeding, the defendant will be brought into court and the charges brought...

At any point during this process the defendant may plead guilty to the charge leveled against him or her. Likewise,...

Your battle to beat a ticket or worse begins the instant you realize you're being pulled over by a police officer....

Federal court opinions concerning dui and dwi law in Louisiana