Defending Your Constitutional Rights

There is much at stake with any case tried in a criminal court of law. Therefore, it is a mistake to entrust your legal defense to an attorney who does not have the experience necessary for the job. After starting out as a prosecutor, George R. Tucker now tenaciously fights for his clients' rights in a variety of felony and DWI cases here in southeastern Louisiana. He does this because he firmly believes that every individual accused of a crime has the constitutional right to their day in court.

George R TuckerAs an attorney, George R. Tucker knows that we all can make mistakes from time to time. The key is to avoid letting those errors in judgment become defining issues in your life. Mr. Tucker understands that each case is unique, and he sits down with his clients to listen to their side of the story and the facts involved. Drawing upon more than two decades of experience, he then discusses different options about how to best proceed with your defense. The client makes the decisions based on his advice, but Mr. Tucker finds that best results often come when your case goes to court.

An Experienced Courtroom Lawyer

Mr. Tucker has handled a wide variety of major felony cases. These include representing the accused in the following areas:

  • Arson
  • Robbery and burglary
  • Assault and violent crimes
  • Manslaughter or murder
  • Sexual assault
  • Narcotics

Major felonies often include sentencing greater than one year in jail or state prison as well as substantial fines. The seriousness of the matter means that legal procedure must be strictly adhered from the time of the initial arrest to the final judgment. This ensures the client's rights are protected. An attorney experienced in criminal defense can be a tremendous asset in making sure your constitutional rights are properly protected.

A Strong DWI Defense Is Smart In Louisiana

The drunk driving penalties in our state can be quite severe. Not only can you lose your license, but there may be time in jail as well. The first call after you are arrested should be to an attorney who has experience defending those accused of DWI. If possible incarceration and loss of license are not motivation enough to fight the charges, here are some other factors to consider:

  • Insurance rates go up
  • You may lose your professional license or accreditation
  • Federal student aid can be affected
  • A conviction means a criminal record that will be seen by future employers

Facing Felony Charges Here In Hammond? Contact George R. Tucker Today.

Attorney George R. Tucker can be reached by calling 985-318-0130 or contact him online.