Kevin Stockstill Criminal Defense

  • Should You Request an Appeal?

    Posted: 21 Mar, 2018
    If you've been to trial and don't believe that you were rightfully convicted or sentenced, you may request an appeal.
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  • Louisiana's DWI Charges

    Posted: 16 Mar, 2018
    Earning a DUI/DWI in the state of Louisiana is a serious offense. Elevated alcohol or substance levels in a driver's blood diminishes mental and motor reactions, which can put the driver and all other commuters at risk of severe injury or death. DUI/DWI charges are not taken lightly, as it is the leading cause of motor vehicle related deaths.
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  • Right to an Attorney

    Posted: 07 Mar, 2018
    Though you have the right to defend yourself, exercising the right to an attorney can be a deciding factor in your criminal prosecution.
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  • Sexting

    Posted: 28 Feb, 2018
    What is sexting?
    Lawfully, sexting means the digital transmission of a sexually explicit visual depiction through the use of a computer or, most popularly, a cell phone. Minors, a person under the age of 17 years in the state of Louisiana, could face serious penalties if convicted.
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  • Internet Crimes

    Posted: 21 Feb, 2018
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  • 9 common mistakes people make when suspected of a crime

    Posted: 31 Jan, 2018
    Common mistakes people make when suspected of a crime.The following is a list of things you should avoid doing if you are suspected of a crime.
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  • What happens if police ask me to submit to a DUI/DWI field test?

    Posted: 30 Dec, 2017
    If you are stopped by police under suspicion of drunk driving, there is a thorough process that you will be asked to undergo. Whether or not to submit to a breath test and/or field sobriety tests is a decision you’ll have to make for yourself on the spot. However, I can explain the entire process to you here and let you know what the consequences will be if you find yourself in this situation.
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  • How do you choose the right lawyer?

    Posted: 20 Dec, 2017
    How do you choose the right lawyer?
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  • Bail Process Part 2: What is the bail process for federal charges?

    Posted: 13 Dec, 2017
    In a federal case, the bail process differs from the state process in that there is no set bail schedule – and there are a number of other differences.
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  • Bail Proccess: Part 1: What is the Process in Louisiana

    Posted: 06 Dec, 2017
    In the state of Louisiana, defendants who are not released on their own recognizance will usually have to pay some amount in bail to be released from custody while awaiting trial. Following are some guidelines involving the bail process. Please note that if you are facing federal charges, the process will be different.
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  • Know your constitutional rights

    Posted: 29 Nov, 2017
    Our founding fathers thought that the rights of American citizens were so important that they put them into the U.S Constitution. With that said, it is important that you know your constitutional rights so you can intelligently exercise those rights when needed.
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  • What to expect with Kevin

    Posted: 22 Nov, 2017
    When you call Kevin Stockstill for white collar criminal defense representation, you benefit from the 20-plus years of experience, knowledge and skills that he will bring to your case. Kevin is a second-generation attorney who has devoted his career exclusively to the practice of criminal defense. As such, he understands what is at stake and will provide you with the superior criminal defense representation you deserve.
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  • What are my rights?

    Posted: 15 Nov, 2017
    When it comes to the rights of the accused, it amazes me how little our citizens know about their rights when confronted by a police officer or someone acting in the capacity of a police officer (such as an investigator working for a company). There are a few basic but extremely important rights you should know about in these situations.
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  • How can I protect my business from employee theft and fraud?

    Posted: 07 Nov, 2017
    If you are the owner or manager of a business, you should be aware that employee theft, fraud and other misdeeds are a common problem.
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  • What is wire fraud?

    Posted: 31 Mar, 2017
    Most people are familiar with the terms wire fraud and spam email but may wonder, in particular, what wire fraud refers to. In general, there are a variety of different forms of fraud that an individual can be charged with.
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  • Internet crimes require a strong criminal defense

    Posted: 28 Mar, 2017
    Internet crimes are typically charged under federal law. As a result, it is important for accused individuals to recognize the importance of understanding how to navigate the criminal defense process in the federal system.
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  • Orleans Parish man arrested for child pornography

    Posted: 27 Mar, 2017
    Internet crimes are on the rise all across the United States. Internet crimes can range from fraud to pornography. These crimes are heavily prosecuted by the State of Louisiana and the United States government.
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  • Lafayette man arrested on child porn charges

    Posted: 24 Mar, 2017
    The Internet provides a fertile field for criminal activity. One of the most common criminal uses is the solicitation of minors for sexual activity. The recent arrest of a Lafayette man on allegations of possessing child pornography illustrates how easily the internet can be exploited in this manner.
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  • Several Louisiana men arrested on charges of child pornography

    Posted: 22 Mar, 2017
    Louisianans should be aware that when there are allegations of cybercrime, the penalties for a conviction can be significant not just in jail time and fines, but on a personal basis as well.
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  • Four Louisiana men face federal child exploitation charges

    Posted: 22 Mar, 2017
    The laws of the United States contain many provisions dealing with child pornography, including prohibitions on using the internet to acquire, possess and sell such materials. One of the broadest such statutes is the penalty for child exploitation, which makes it illegal to "persuade, induce, entice or coerce a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for purposes of producing visual depictions of that conduct." Four Louisiana men have recently been accused of violating this statute.
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  • What are the consequences for destroying public mailboxes?

    Posted: 22 Mar, 2017
    What may seem like a harmless prank can have serious consequences. One of these pranks is destroying public mailboxes. This is a federal crime that can lead to jail time and thousands of dollars in fines.
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  • Defendant claims feds use porn charges to compel cooperation

    Posted: 03 Feb, 2017
    Pornography allegations can be one of the most destructive criminal charges that the government can make. Even if the defendant is ultimately exonerated, the stigma of the charges often remains as a permanent blot on his (or her) life. A pending case in federal court in Baton Rouge shows how the power of internet pornography charges has been allegedly used by prosecutors to compel the defendant to cooperate in another investigation.
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  • Auto dealer charged with federal fraud crimes

    Posted: 01 Feb, 2017
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  • FBI raids offices of two local law enforcement agencies

    Posted: 31 Jan, 2017
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