Blood Alcohol Breath Samples Below .08

YOU AND THE LAW™:  Can a motorist lose their license and ultimately be convicted if they are suspected of impaired driving and they provide the State a blood alcohol breath sample below .08? The answer to both questions is a definitive YES.  A blood alcohol breath sample of .05 and below is a legal presumption… Read more »

The Downside of Joining Class Action Litigation

YOU AND THE LAW™: This post is about the consequences for those who sign up for every class action suit that comes along. Let’s say someone is seriously injured, but the injured person has a pre-existing injury or medical issues in the affected area caused by the new accident. And now the question is whether… Read more »

Lemon Law

YOU AND THE LAW™: If you have purchased a NEW car or truck and think it is a lemon, LSA R.S. 51:1943 and 51:1942 govern. §1943. Express warranties; time limit to conform A.(1) It shall be presumed that a reasonable number of attempts have been undertaken to conform a motor vehicle to the applicable express… Read more »

What Are the Legal Time Delays and Grounds for a Divorce?

LA Civil Code Articles 102, 103 & 103.1 govern: Art. 102. Judgment of divorce; living separate and apart prior to rule Except in the case of a covenant marriage, a divorce shall be granted upon motion of a spouse when either spouse has filed a petition for divorce and upon proof that the requisite period of… Read more »