Today we are going to talk about the term policy limits. What are policy limits and why are policy limits important? When we say policy limits we...
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.
Rusty Messer and Liliana Collins discuss a recent federal court ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
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.
Admission occurs when you are legally admitted to the US at a port of entry. To be admitted you have to be admissible to the US and there are certain criminal convictions that can make you inadmissible.
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.