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Robbery Charges in Louisiana

All Robbery Charges in Louisiana are crimes of violence and that is very important because being convicted of a crime of violence affects how you get good time credit and it also affects where you actually do your time.

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Will a Criminal Conviction Make me Inadmissible to the US

There are lots of people here who do not have status but who may have a chance to be admitted to the US either through an adjustment of status of returning to their home country and then processing through a local consulate office. In either situation, it’s important to know whether a past criminal conviction or a pending criminal charge will make you inadmissible to the US. 

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Bench Warrants and Failure to Appear

Bench Warrants and Failure to Appear

If you miss your criminal court appearance in Louisiana, the court will likely issue a warrant for your arrest. This is commonly called a bench warrant because it’s issued by the judge while sitting at his desk in the courtroom, which is also known as the “bench”.  Missing court may also be called a “failure to appear” or “FTA” for short.

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