NOPD to Conduct DWI Checkpoint Thursday, April 17

Apr 16, 2014 - DUI/DWI by Seth Bloom

As an ongoing proactive effort to remove impaired drivers from the roadways, the Orleans Parish Police Department will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint, Thursday, April 17, at an undisclosed location in Orleans Parish. The checkpoint […]


DWIs and Expungements

Apr 14, 2014 - Criminal Defense by Seth Bloom

Having a DWI on your record is bad news. DWI stands for Driving While Intoxicated, and it is a criminal offense that can stay on your record for the rest of your life. This means […]


Minor in Possession

Apr 6, 2014 - Criminal Defense by Seth Bloom

If you are under the age of 21 and you are caught with alcohol, you can be charged as a Minor in Possession (MIP). As we explain in our video Minor in Possession, there has […]


Expungement

Mar 31, 2014 - Criminal Defense by Seth Bloom

A criminal record means that you can be disqualified from certain jobs and other opportunities.  Avoiding problems with background checks and clearing your record is often a top priority after an interaction with the criminal […]


I Wasn’t Read my Rights

Mar 24, 2014 - Criminal Defense by Seth Bloom

In the United States, you have certain rights in your interactions with the criminal justice system.  To ensure that you know your legal rights, police officers have to inform you of the protections provided to […]


DWI Checkpoint in Slidell for Friday, March 14

Mar 14, 2014 - DUI/DWI by Seth Bloom

As an ongoing proactive effort to remove impaired drivers from the roadways, the Slidell Police Department will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint, Thursday, February 6, at an undisclosed location in Slidell. The checkpoint will begin […]


Happy Mardi Gras from Bloom Legal!

Feb 28, 2014 - Local Issues by Seth Bloom

Bloom Legal would like to take this time to wish everyone in New Orleans and the surrounding areas a happy and safe Mardi Gras! Please note that New Orleans Municipal Court will be closed from […]


Traveling with Pending Charges

Feb 24, 2014 - Drugs by Seth Bloom

When you have criminal charges pending against you, you probably have a lot of questions about what those charges mean. While many of your concerns may focus on what the arrest means for your future, […]


Defending Tourists

Feb 17, 2014 - Drugs by Seth Bloom

Many tourists visit New Orleans for Mardi Gras and other celebrations.  While New Orleans is a party town, there are still strict laws when it comes to drunk driving, public intoxication, drug use and certain […]


Minors in Possession of Alcohol

Feb 12, 2014 - Drugs by Seth Bloom

In Louisiana, the legal drinking age is 21, just as it is in the rest of the United States. Many locals and visitors, however, fail to follow these rules. As our New Orleans DUI law […]


Choosing the Right New Orleans DWI Attorney

Feb 7, 2014 - DUI/DWI by Seth Bloom

New Orleans juries seem to be getting tougher on criminal offenders, as data indicates a significant increase in the rate of convictions from 2011 to 2012. When the Times-Picayune reviewed the conviction rate in 2011, […]


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