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Practice Areas

Auto Accidents

Auto Accidents Law Attorney

Motor vehicle accidents happen every day. When you’re involved in a car accident with another driver, you may be injured and your car may be damaged by the collision. Expenses related to this can add up quickly.MORE INFORMATION

18-Wheelers

18-Wheelers Law Attorney

When you get in an accident with an 18-wheeler, it can be the most terrifying experience of your life. Big rigs can carry up to a maximum of 80,000 pounds. Colliding with so much mass in motion can do an immense amount of damage to your car and cause serious injury to you.MORE INFORMATION

Rail Road Litigation

Rail Road Litigation Law Attorney

The Colvin Law Firm is dedicated to representing people who have been injured as a result of the negligence of others. We have been representing injuring Railway Workers and their families for over 32 years.MORE INFORMATION

Class Actions

Class Actions Law Attorney

Sometimes, many people share a common legal problem. The voices of many are louder than the voices of few. The Colvin Law Firm recognizes this, and is ready and able to represent you in a class action suit.MORE INFORMATION

Explosions & Fires

Explosions & Fires Law Attorney

Explosions and fires occur quickly but can leave long-lasting and devastating consequences. Getting to the bottom of what happened can be complicated and may require the assistance of an expert to determine causation.MORE INFORMATION

Offshore Injury

Offshore Injury Law Attorney

Working offshore has its inherent dangers. Some of these dangers are governed by special laws that apply to offshore injuries and govern the damages that are recoverable. MORE INFORMATION

Slip and Fall

Slip and Fall Law Attorney

Serious injuries can result when you slip and fall or trip and fall. If this fall occurs on someone else’s property, you may be able to see compensation for your damages. MORE INFORMATION

Medical Negligence

Medical Negligence Law Attorney

Doctors, nurses, hospitals, and other health-care providers sometimes make mistakes, and these mistakes can cause injuries. The legal standard for health-care mistakes is that the care you received must deviate from the standard of care. MORE INFORMATION

Product Liability

Product Liability Law Attorney

Manufacturers have a responsibility to supply consumers with safe products and to appropriately label their products. Sometimes, however, manufacturers fail to live up to these responsibilities. MORE INFORMATION

Jones Act

Jones Act Law Attorney

Generally speaking, the Jones Act provides a negligence-based cause of action to seamen who are assigned to a vessel or group of vessels on navigable waters and have been injured because of their employer’s negligence and in connection with their work. MORE INFORMATION

Maritime & Admiralty

Maritime & Admiralty Law Attorney

The rivers and waters of Louisiana and surrounding Louisiana are governed by a specific set of laws. For instance, if you are injured while working as a seaman, you may be entitled to “maintenance and cure,” which are essentially a stipend to live on comparable to how you would live aboard ship and payment of medical bills. MORE INFORMATION

Real Estate Litigation

Real Estate Litigation Law Attorney

A number of disputes can arise out of property ownership, from disputes over boundaries to larger title defects and problems. At the Colvin Law Firm, we have the expertise to handle all such disputes, and we know how important your land is to you, whether it is investment property or your home. MORE INFORMATION

Construction & Development Representation

Construction & Development Representation Law Attorney

Real estate development is a complex undertaking, and something can easily go wrong. When it does, you need an experienced and savvy advocate on your side. MORE INFORMATION

Contract Disputes

Contract Disputes Law Attorney

Contracts exist to protect the expectations of parties to an agreement. Sometimes, however, despite everyone’s best efforts, an agreement isn’t carried out as planned. MORE INFORMATION

Land Use

Land Use Law Attorney

The attorneys at the Colvin Law Firm have an extensive amount of experience with zoning laws and ordinances. We represent both private citizens and municipalities in their zoning issues, and are familiar with all stages of the zoning process. MORE INFORMATION

General Civil Litigation

General Civil Litigation Law Attorney

The attorneys at the Colvin Law Firm have a broad range of knowledge and experience and can provide excellent representation for almost any civil litigation matter. MORE INFORMATION

Business Planning

Business Planning Law Attorney

The Colvin Law Firm’s attorneys are well-versed with the ins and outs of running a business. MORE INFORMATION

General Council

General Council Law Attorney

The Colvin Law Firm serves as general counsel to several local and national companies. In that capacity, we can provide your business with the following services: audit assistance, general advisory services, contract review, litigation representation, and many more. MORE INFORMATION

General Corporate Representation

General Corporate Representation Law Attorney

The Colvin Law Firm can provide targeted legal representation to companies of all sizes. We understand the special challenges faced by businesses and can help you to overcome any issues facing your company. MORE INFORMATION

Contract Drafting

Contract Drafting Law Attorney

The Colvin Law Firm has experience in drafting and reviewing contracts across a wide variety of industries. We have assisted with negotiation of agreements both large and small. MORE INFORMATION

Divorce

Divorce Law Attorney

Divorces can be very difficult, both legally and emotionally. The most common ground for obtaining a divorce is living separate and apart continuously for either six months or one year if there are children of the marriage. MORE INFORMATION

Interim Spousal Support and Final Spousal Support

Interim Spousal Support and Final Spousal Support Law Attorney

Spousal support (formerly known as alimony) may be awarded based on your need, the ability of your spouse to pay, and the standard of living which you were accustomed to during the marriage. MORE INFORMATION

Child Support

Child Support Law Attorney

Unlike visitation and custody issues, the determination of child support is fairly straightforward. Child support is based on the needs of the child and the ability of the parents to provide support. MORE INFORMATION

Visitation and Custody Disputes

Visitation and Custody Disputes Law Attorney

Often, the most difficult part of a divorce is determining how custody of the couple’s children should be arranged and a visitation schedule. This is also true for custody disputes between parents who were not married and legally must determine custody of their child and visitation. MORE INFORMATION

Community Property and Property Settlement

Community Property and Property Settlement Law Attorney

At the dissolution of the marriage, the community property will be partitioned, or divided, resulting in either a community property settlement or judgment of partition. MORE INFORMATION

Interdiction

Interdiction Law Attorney

If a loved one has become unable to care for themselves or incompetent, you may need to manage their affairs for them. Unfortunately, once this has happened, your loved one can no longer give you a power of attorney. MORE INFORMATION

Estate Planning

Estate Planning Law Attorney

It can be devastating when you lose a loved one, but a bit of advanced planning can make matters far easier for your family. Our experienced attorneys can help you to come up with a Last Will and Testament that meets your needs and reflects your desires for your assets. MORE INFORMATION

Successions

Successions Law Attorney

When a loved one passes away, there are many administrative matters that need to be handled. The estate may have debts that need to be paid as soon as possible, or there may be assets which need to be distributed.MORE INFORMATION

Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Law Attorney

If you have been arrested for DWI or DUI, it is crucial to hire an attorney quickly. The law imposes very quick deadlines which cannot be extended.MORE INFORMATION

Misdemeanors

Misdemeanors Law Attorney

The Colvin Law Firm can provide representation for a variety of misdemeanor offenses, including but not limited to offenses involving marijuana, cocaine or other drugs, domestic violence or battery, and traffic violations or tickets.MORE INFORMATION

Felonies

Felonies Law Attorney

The Colvin Law Firm can provide representation for a variety of felony offenses. We understand that felony charges are serious matters, and that defending clients who have been charged with felonies requires skill and diligence.MORE INFORMATION