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Posted on Nov 15, 2019 in Criminal Defense, Saints LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 15: Outside linebacker Demario Davis #56 of the New Orleans Saints reacts ahead of the game against the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 15, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images) Saints linebacker Demario Davis is known for his big hits on the football field. Recently, he’s been in the news for…
Posted on Nov 13, 2019 in Criminal Defense, Disturbing the Peace In New Orleans, we know how to have a good time. People come from all over the world to join in our party atmosphere. New Orleans is a great place to cut loose, but it’s not the Wild Wild West. There are still rules and consequences, even in the Big Easy. For example, if someone starts acting in a way that is disturbing…
Posted on Oct 29, 2019 in Local Issues When the Crescent City does holidays, we do it big—and Halloween in New Orleans is no different.  From kids and parents, to costumers and partiers, everyone’s got something to get excited about. The city will be packed with locals and tourists alike this Halloween. Check out our Halloween safety tips below and have a fun and spooky night! Tips for parents Always ensure that young kids are…
Posted on Oct 8, 2019 in Criminal Defense, Traffic Many people in the New Orleans area with outstanding warrants and fines could soon have their records cleared. Last week, New Orleans City Council members comprising the Criminal Justice Committee, voted to push forward an ordinance that would abolish many outstanding charges from the Orleans traffic and municipal courts. Misdemeanors like disturbing the peace, public intoxication, or simple possession of marijuana are some of the…
Posted on Oct 4, 2019 in DUI/DWI If you were arrested for a DUI in Louisiana, your license was automatically suspended. The length of the suspension varies by a number of factors, such as your age, how high your blood alcohol content (BAC) was, and whether you have prior DUI arrests or convictions. An initial license suspension is not the end of the matter, however. After your arrest, you have 15 days to request…
Posted on Oct 4, 2019 in DUI/DWI Many consequences flow from a DUI arrest. In addition to facing a criminal record and higher insurance rates, DUI recipients also face the prospect of suspended drivers’ licenses. Having your license suspended can seriously impact your ability to engage in your day-to-day activities. While drivers’ license suspensions are automatic after DUI arrests in Louisana, it is possible to get your license reinstated after your arrest in an administrative…
Posted on Sep 26, 2019 in Criminal Defense, Drugs If you’ve been following the news lately, you probably know the use of opiate and other prescription drugs has become a hot topic. Law enforcement agencies across the country, including in New Orleans, have begun paying increased attention to prescription drug crimes. At Bloom Legal think it’s important to understand how the law works. Our New Orleans drug defense lawyers would like to shed some…
Posted on Sep 18, 2019 in Uncategorized For people injured in an accident, bills can pile up quickly. From medical costs, to vehicle repairs, loss of property, and missed work—an injury can result in lots of unexpected expenses. Most people don’t have thousands of dollars just sitting around for if something goes wrong. These expenses can alter your quality of life and affect the livelihood of you and your family. Fortunately, there may be legal…
Posted on Sep 10, 2019 in Criminal Defense Let’s talk about probable cause. What it is, when the police need it and what it means if you’ve been arrested in Louisiana. When do the police need probable cause? Simply put, the police can only arrest you in Louisiana under two circumstances—if they have a warrant or probable cause to believe you’ve committed a crime. A law enforcement official must convince a judge that probable cause…
Posted on Aug 30, 2019 in Criminal Defense In recent months, there has been quite a bit of chatter about revenge porn on various news outlet. In fact, one of the latest articles on the subject discusses the recent passage of what has been deemed a historic revenge porn bill in New York. But what, exactly, is revenge porn? Our New Orleans criminal defense attorney explains. Revenge Porn Defined The posting of “revenge porn” is…