Were you arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI/DUI) in Opelousas or elsewhere in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana?
DWI Penalties in St. Landry Parish
In Louisiana, the consequences of a DWI conviction are harsh. They start with the automatic suspension of your driver’s license. Then there may be license reinstatement fees, additional fines, community service, and even jail time. Convictions of DWI can result in:
- Minimum required jail time
- Mandatory community service
- Home monitoring
- Criminal record in state and federal databases
Your driver’s license may even be taken from you. Without the ability to drive, you lose your mobility, and possibly your ability to work.
If you hope to minimize these punishments, you need a first-rate defense, one that that uses the best science and leading-edge courtroom strategy to prove your innocence and mitigate your fault. Bates and McMillin can help.
You Need a Tough, Experienced Defense DWI Attorney
Whether it’s your first offense or if you have multiple DWI arrests, a criminal defense lawyer is your best bet for reducing your sentence, avoiding prison, and even being acquitted. With a trusted expert in DWI defense, you can fight your driver’s license suspension and stay out of jail.
James L. Bates Jr. has decades of and experience defending the rights of people arrested for DWI in every parish in Louisiana. He is a top-rated, highly educated criminal defense attorney, and his is the largest DWI defense practice in all of Louisiana because of his experience and training.
DWI Resources for St. Landry Parish
Judicial District: 27
Parish Seat: St. Landry Parish
27th Judicial District Court
St. Landry Parish Courthouse
118 South Court Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
Opelousas City Court
127 E. Grolee Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
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