New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney
Passionately Pursuing Justice for Clients
Whether you have been arrested or are under investigation for a crime,
you need an experienced attorney who will fight for you. You don't
have to face this alone. In many investigations, early intervention is
key to obtaining a favorable outcome. Our legal team at
The G. Carter Law Firm can walk you through every step, fighting for your rights and preserving
your interests. We work hard to passionately pursue justice and ensure
you are treated fairly by the court. Our team fights harder than anyone
else because our clients deserve it.
- Why put our New Orleans criminal defense lawyers on your side?
- Proven Record of Case Successes
- Calls Answered 24/7
- Tenacious & Confident
- Excellent Reputation with Peer & Clients
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Turn to a team with the proven track record of obtaining dismissals, acquittals,
and reduced charges for clients. There are no surprises with us - we've
been through every stage and know what to expect.
Ready to Defend Your Charges
We are able to defend clients facing nearly any type of criminal charge.
Whether you are facing a misdemeanor or a felony, our criminal defense
attorneys work aggressively to find the best possible solution.
- The G. Carter Law Firm is able to represent a wide range of criminal matters,
Murder:Defined as the killing of another human being, murder and homicide are
some of the most serious crimes. Whether the act was intentional (murder)
or unintentional (manslaughter), most defendants will be facing harsh
penalties with the possibility of life imprisonment.
Drug Crimes: We can defend clients facing any type of drug crime involving any illegal
possession, manufacture, to distribution, our team is well-versed in the latest defenses
and changes to the laws.
Sex Crimes: Sexual offenses encompass a wide range of acts involving wanted sexual
contact. Crimes that involve minors or serious injuries to the victim
often lead to greater punishment and penalties.
Weapon Crimes: In Louisiana, it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon without a permit.
We can defend clients facing charges involving firearm offenses and other
prohibited weapons such as explosives, switchblades, and other items.
Theft Crimes: When you take something of value from another person without their consent,
either through fraudulent means or by force, you can be charged with theft.
Violent Crimes: Examples of violent crimes include murder, assault, battery, burglary,
robbery, and any other acts involving physical force or the use of a dangerous
weapon. You'll need aggressive defense to fight your charges.
White Collar Crimes: As financially motivated crimes, white collar crimes typically do not
involve violence. If you are accused of financial fraud, corruption, or
other related crimes, you will still be facing serious penalties.
Juvenile Crimes: Young people often get involved with the wrong crowd. The goal of our
team is to protect your child's future by fighting to give him or
her a second chance.
Misdemeanors: Misdemeanors are crimes that are punishable by no more than a year in
jail. Examples of misdemeanors are simple drug possession, DUI, and other
Felonies: Punishable by more than a year in prison, more serious crimes are usually
charged as felonies. Such crimes include rape, violent crimes, and drug charges.
Federal Crimes: Federal acts are investigated by federal agencies such as the DEA, IRS,
and FBI. You will be facing federal prosecutors and harsh sentencing if
accused of a federal crime.
What Are My Rights If I Am Arrested?
No matter what crime you have been arrested for, you still have basic rights
guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. It is important that you know your
rights and how to conduct yourself when dealing with police officers.
You have the right to:
Remain silent – Don’t try to explain the situation or talk your way out
of it. You are not obligated to disclose any information to the police,
even though they may pressure you to do so. Just politely inform the officers
that you would like to wait until your attorney arrives.
Know that your words can be used against you – The arresting officer must tell you that anything you say can be
used against you in court.
Speak with an attorney – Ask to be able to speak with an attorney immediately. Call our
criminal defense attorney can we can help you sort out the situation and
No one is above the law, including those who wear a badge. If any of your
rights have been violated before, during, and after your arrest, be sure
that you tell your attorney. This may play a significant role in your
defense and affect the outcome of your criminal case.
Start with a FREE Initial Consultation: (504) 267-1157
If you are facing criminal charges in New Orleans or anywhere across Louisiana,
we're ready to listen. Tell us about the details of your arrest and
we can explore ways to defend your charges.
We answer calls 24/7, so don't hesitate to call us as soon as you are arrested.
at (504) 267-1157.