All About Louisiana Drug Court Programs

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The Louisiana legislature has created the Drug Diversion Probation Program, commonly referred to as Drug Court. Under the statute, district courts operate and provide for drug and alcohol treatment programs through drug diversions. Essentially, the drug court’s goal is curtailing crimes attributed to drugs and alcohol.

All About Pre-Trial Intervention Programs

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The pretrial diversion program is also known as pretrial intervention or DA probation. This program allows first-time offenders of non-violent charges to get their charges dismissed and avoid serving jail or prison time under certain conditions.

How Does The Court Determine Child Custody?

Another issue in getting divorced or breaking up is the matter of child custody or visitation of minor children. This issue is a sensitive topic and a grave concern for everybody involved. Generally, family courts grant orders that focus on the phrase “best interest of the child” regarding child custody and visitation matters regarding minor children.