A Felony Can Endanger Your Future And Freedom
Under Louisiana law, a felony is any crime for which an offender may be sentenced to death or imprisonment with hard labor. But only in a very limited number of the most serious felony crimes will a conviction result in a death sentence. Still, the risk exists.
With your freedom — and potentially your life — in the balance, seek legal guidance at once. The law office of David E. Stanley APLC, has the experience needed to defend and protect the rights of individuals facing even the toughest of felony charges.
Defend Your Charges With Help From David E. Stanley Today
In addition to a lengthy term of imprisonment, other consequences can accompany a felony sentence. Depending on the crime, you may need to pay a substantial fine, lose your voting rights or have to permanently register as a sex offender for the rest of your life.
As such, a strong defense attorney is necessary to handle the following types of charges and more:
- Drug violations: Possession, possession with intent to distribute, manufacturing, growing and cultivation, trafficking, and transportation of heroin, methamphetamine, crack cocaine, cocaine powder, ecstacy, LSD, marijuana and other Controlled Substances, etc.
- Criminal sexual misconduct: First, second, or third degree rape, sexual battery, sexual assault, indecent behavior with juveniles, carnal knowledge of juveniles, human trafficking, pornography, obscenity, prostitution, solicitation, etc.
- Property crimes: Arson, robbery, burglary, fraud, theft, larceny, embezzlement, forgery, etc.
- Crimes of violence: Murder, manslaughter, negligent or vehicular homicide, kidnapping, aggravated battery, second degree battery, aggravated assault with a firearm, armed robbery, home invasion, domestic abuse battery, domestic violence, etc.
When the penalties can severely impact your future, do not take chances. Contact the law office of David E. Stanley APLC today.
Why You Should Talk To David E. Stanley First
Other than an admission, the most damaging evidence is often a self-incriminating statement made by the accused. Without a lawyer present, it can be easy to feel pressured or threatened into saying something that could land you in deeper trouble.
For this reason, it is crucial that you exercise your right to remain silent if law enforcement officers approach you. Before you agree to meet with them and before you answer their questions, talk to attorney David E. Stanley at his Baton Rouge office first. Call 225-926-0200 or send an email to schedule your consultation today.