Carl Barkemeyer is a defense lawyer who handles DWI and DUI charges in Livingston Parish, Louisiana. Although his office is located in Baton Rouge, he is very familiar with the criminal justice system in Livingtson and Denham Springs. He has practiced DWI defense his entire career. He will be able to assist you in your defense of Driving While Intoxicated in Livingston District Court or Denham Springs City Court.
If you have received a DWI in Livingston Parish, you will most likely have court in either the big courthouse in the town of Livingston or in City Court in Denham Springs, Louisiana. Only misdemeanor DWI charges are prosecuted in City Court. These charges will be the result of an arrest in the city of Denham Springs by Denham Springs City Police. On the other hand, if you were arrested for felony DWI or a misdemeanor DWI and the arresting agency was not Denham Springs PD, your case will be heard in Livingston District Court.
You have only 30 days from the date of arrest to request an Administrative Hearing regarding the proposed suspension of your driver's license for either refusal of the breathalyzer or blowing over the limit. Mr. Barkemeyer can help with this stage. You will also receive a court date which is the Arraignment date. It will take place in the criminal courtroom with a judge and prosecutor present. This is the beginning of the criminal case.
For more information and/or help, contact Carl Barkemeyer, Livingston and Denham Springs DWI Lawyer, at (225) 964-6720.