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Is marijuana legal in Louisiana yet?

As a southern state, you'd expect that Louisiana -- like it's neighbors -- would be one of the last holdouts when it comes to the legalization of marijuana. However, certain qualifying patients can utilize medical cannabis in our state since May 2016.

Not all drug charges are the same

Drug related charges vary considerably depending on the circumstances of the alleged crime. The charge you are facing is one of the primary considerations that you have to think about as part of your defense since these can impact the strategy options available.

5 tips for successful co-parenting relationships

The experience of their parents going through a divorce can be very hard on children. Some parents try to minimize the negative impact this situation has on their children by agreeing to co-parent with their exes. In this arrangement, the parents continue to work together to raise the children instead of forcing the children to learn to live with two fully-separate homes.

Reducing the incarceration rate in Louisiana

Governor John Bel Edwards recently signed some laws into effect to try to combat the high incarceration rate that plagues Louisiana. These 10 bills are being touted as being the bold, progressive strategy that will get Louisiana down from being the state with the highest incarceration rate in the country.

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