Carl Barkemeyer is a lawyer that defends those with public intoxication or public drunkeness charges in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and surrounding areas. The crime involving public intoxication is a misdemeanor offense. The offender may be imprisoned for up to 90 days and be sentenced to pay a fine. The statute for which public intoxication is proscribed as prohibited is found under Disturbing the Peace.
Another serious consequence of a conviction for public intoxication is that it may show up on the offender's criminal record. This could negatively effect the ability to obtain employment or acceptance into school.
There are various strategies to handling this charge. Mr. Barkemeyer implements the necessary tactics from the very beginning of the case to aggressively defend those charged, with the goal of minimizing their exposure and protecting their record.
Contact Carl Barkemeyer, Baton Rouge public intoxication defense lawyer, at (225) 964-6720.