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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: My husband's truck was stolen and documents were taken to a notary public and were signed with out him being there.

When we contacted the notary public she said she made an honest mistake where do we go from there? She even signed and affidavit stating it was a mistake on her behalf.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 24, 2022

Make a criminal complaint with the Sheriff and then go to Motor Vehicles

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: minor child was injured in an accident, and the absent dad gets compensated. Why? Name on birth certificate

I being told it's his legal right because he's on the birth certificate. He owes over 43,000 in child support

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 24, 2022

Get a family law attorney to put a lien and restraining order on disbursement of any funds to father.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: My ex husband & I have joint custody. I moved 2 states away but did not notify him of said move until 3 months after.

He legally objected to the move. I’m having trouble finding an attorney to take my case because I broke the law. Is this to be expected? Our current custody agreement states that if one parent takes the children out of state more than 48 hours, the other parent has the first right of refusal.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 19, 2022

You need to hire a custody lawyer immediately.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Louisiana on
Q: I got married in 2016 not sure we stayed around each a month and haven't been together since. Can or am I divorced
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 19, 2022

You can get divorced because you are not now.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: Can I get the judge to void his ex parte order based on info I have jurisdiction was relinquished

I have court at 9 am for rule to show cause. My ex filed for emergency ex parte order and was granted it. The judge who granted it relinquished jurisdiction of any further proceeding to another parish it is stated in judgment we was given in December so how can he grant her the exparte order she... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 18, 2022

You need a custody lawyer to file an Exception.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Juvenile Law and Municipal Law for Louisiana on
Q: My husband was charged with kidnapping me and possession of fire arm by a felon the charges where dismissed can they

Still violate his parole if he has already beat the charges

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 16, 2022

Can't violate him if charge dismissed.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: Had our daughter in September 2021, obtained sole legal and physical custody in October 2021.

Her father and I tried again for the last three months to make it work. Now have a DV case open where she was around. DA’s office called to ask what I wanted to do. I said I didn’t want to pursue it. Ultimately I know it’s up to the DA’s office to decide if they move forward. If they do, do... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 16, 2022

Until the State makes a decision, you need to STAY AWAY FROM THE FATHER.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: If I get a ficticuious tag and no proof of insurance ticket in the state of Louisiana is it a must appear in court
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 16, 2022

Yes because that is more than a speeding ticket

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: What can I do the judge who relinquished jurisdiction to another parish signed approved an ex parte order filed by ex

In December the judge stated on the court judgment he ordered that since my ex and I no longer live in that parish that he relinquished jurisdiction to the parish of which we both now live. Yet my ex filed for an ex parte custody order and he signed it. When I called the court house and spoke to... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 16, 2022

Sounds like something was lost in translation at the courthouse. Your lawyer needs to file an Exception.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: Is it hard and expensive to change a baby’s full name after 9 months?

We are working on getting guardianship/ full custody of my nephew and would like to change his name but not sure how long it takes or how much it is.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 16, 2022

You can't change his name unless you adopt and terminate the parents' rights.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: if a person doesn’t get any information from someone during a wreck and let’s you leave without including the cops can

they later on try and file a report if they figure out who it was?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 11, 2022

Yea, you are not in the clear yet.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Civil Rights, Education Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: The teacher calls my son stupid cos.he doesn't speak English
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 11, 2022

Make an appointment with the Principal

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: Can I motion to open a default judgment case?

My wife was served for a court case for a debt to republic finance LLC, the manager called my wife and they came to terms to repay unsecured loan. My wife asked if she needed to go to court and the manager stated " not as long as you make your payments". A default judgment was set against... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 11, 2022

If this happened les than 1 year ago, your attorney may be able to file a Petition to Annul the Default.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Criminal Law and Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: How can cps take your child out of your custody if you signed your rights over to a friend months ago?

I signed over custody of my baby girl to my friend for a year. Somehow she ended up with a broken leg at 3 months old. who I thought was a friend lied about taking my baby to the hospitol I have all text to prove it so how did they areest me for cruelty to a juvenile and now I have cps taking me... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 11, 2022

Hire an juvenile Court attorney to use your one year Custody by Mandate as your defense.

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: How much is a 32:64/ord speeding ticket How much is a 14:99 wreckless ticket
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 11, 2022

Call the District Attorney's Office Traffic Division for the fine.

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2 Answers | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: How do I go by obtaining legal guardianship of my 8 month old nephew who has been living with me since he was 2 weeks?

My nephews mom wanted an abortion but was unable to get one because she had just gotten one so she asked my husband and I to take the baby. We did and now we would like to get guardianship of the baby because mom is now refusing to babysit the child or help. She receives benefits and childcare for... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 10, 2022

Hire a custody lawyer immediately. Later if you change your mind, the same lawyer can do an intrafamily adoption.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: My question is about speedy trial.

My significant other and I were arrested on August 8, 2020, for a supposed warrant for felony cruelty to a juvenile. We were both incarcerated for the next seven days until my boss, at the time, bailed us out. We are still both puzzled as to how and why this occurred, in the first place. We were... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 7, 2022

Your attorney can file a speedy trial motion.

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