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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: What is an alleged substance

What is possession of an alleged substance????

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 6, 2021

Close but not quite.

A "legend substance" is a prescribed drug.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: Consent Judgment says no child support due to equal income now he makes more money. Can it be modified?

Consent Judment signed and agreed upon in 2019. Divorced finalized 2020

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 6, 2021

Yes, if it would result in at least a 25% increase in child support. Call a child support lawyer to run the calculations for you,

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: 2 counts of simple burglary what can the DA offer you
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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 4, 2021

The DA can offer you everything or nothing. Yiu give no details of your case. Get a consultation with a criminal attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: when victim tells what really happens on false report, and victim drops charges that’s were placed

Will the state have enough evidence to pick it up and still try to convict him on false charges, victim is admitting too prosecutor that the report was false and wants to admit that she’s wrong for what she did ? Will the case drops. Will judge drops WARRANT when defendant appear to court? Does... Read more »

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 2, 2021

Get victim to go to DA and fill out drop charge form. Then hire criminal attorney. Too many details to be addressed on this forum.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: How does a mother get control or guardianship over her 33 yr old schizophrenic, mentally unstable homeless daughter.

She is being led by a drug fueled homeless vagrant who has drugged her and has stolen and has refused to give her her prescribed mental health medication

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 1, 2021

Mother can hire an attorney to get an interdiction started and then call the coroner to issue a PEC.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: It’s a domestic violence case and the victim going report that it’s was falsely reported , can district attorney recall

Recall warrant also if the defendant is actually innocent

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 1, 2021

If victim recants testimony, then DA may nolle prosse charge, if they have no other evidence.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: If an inmate get a second degree battery charge and be put in rack down for 30 days can he get credit for time serve
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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 31, 2021

Sentences will probably not be concurrent.

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Medical Malpractice for Louisiana on
Q: My parents won a large settlement on my behalf from when I was a child and they never told me about it.

In 1985, a suit was filed in the 15th judicial district, Lafayette, La. It doesn’t say what the outcome was. I know I had a mutual fund that was demutualized I was told. I was also told that a $21,000 check was mailed to me a few years ago but I wasn’t the one to receive it. Any assistance... Read more »

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 31, 2021

Go to the Clerk of Court for Lafayette and get copies of the settlement and tutorship accountings.

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1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: How do you get a warrant recalled without going to jail, if domestic violence police report was falsely reported?

Would the person still get arrested if it isn’t true, can district attorney recall the warrant if victim reports what actually happened, also the individual was arrested before on several accounts of domestic violence also was previously held on a no bond held on gwens law..but never been... Read more »

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 31, 2021

Hire a criminal attorney to review all these factors.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: How do you drop charges on a person who repeatedly been arrested for domestic violence was once held in jail with no

With no bond , held on gwens law..but never been convicted Got out and also attended classes such rehab , sober living facility , he also have monitor set where he have curfew but what if that domestic report was false how can you drop it and also get district attorney to drop it ? Also recall... Read more »

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 30, 2021

Go to the DA and ask for a drop charge form

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Why won't Louisiana officer accept a valid Texas registration sticker as proof of registration for TX resident?

Got pulled over for speeding in LeCompte LA and officer would not accept my valid Texas registration sticker. The sticker is the only form of registration for TX and contains all necessary info. He stated "Welcome to Louisiana, I need your registration card". TX doesn't issue that... Read more »

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 27, 2021

Hire a traffic court lawyer in that Parish to represent you and you dont even have to appear.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: Louisiana vacated my children’s mother’s rights what does that mean
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 27, 2021

It means she can't see them and has no financial responsibility for them, but you do.

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Is a speeding ticket voidable if it contains inaccurate information?

I was issued a speeding ticket in Tangipahoa Parish. The trooper put the incorrect time, 1045 instead of 945, and also the wrong registration expiration year, 2021 instead of 2022. Am I able to contest the ticket as voidable for inaccurate information?

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 26, 2021

You can contest it for that reason and it is up to the Judge to decide if that makes the entire ticket suspect.

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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Louisiana on
Q: We are legal heirs to my deceased sister's estate. Her husband Re-titled her vehicle to his name. What can we do?
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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 26, 2021

Hire a successions attorney to open your sister's succession.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can a search warrant be issued for a house that one is not listed as an occupant
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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 26, 2021

Yes, if law enforcement has probable case to believe the target is staying there. For instance a boy friend who regularly stays at his girl friend's home.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Louisiana on
Q: Can a driver be ticketed for hitting my parked car in my driveway?

Random person pulled up in my driveway and hit my parked car. Sulphur PD did not issue herbs ticket.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 26, 2021

They can't ticket on private property for a traffic violation. But they can charge with criminal damage to property.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Adoption for Louisiana on
Q: Bio dad out of picture since aug of 2019 husband wants to adopt

My daughter is about to be 3 and has not seen real father since she was 1, real dad did not sign birth cert and has a history of violence, beat his dad up, and abused me and ex wife also has a long history of drug abuse having an overdose in 2019 where he was on life support for 3 days. He... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 26, 2021

Yes, hire an adoption attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I’m on parole in Louisiana and I got arrested for simple burglary and bonded out
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 24, 2021

Amazing that you were not held without a bond. Whenever someone in Probation wakes up, I anticipate you will be served with notice of a probation violation. Hire a criminal attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: My son refused to come meet the officer when asked then he refused to state his name. Is that intimidating an officer?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 24, 2021

He is required to state his name when requested by law enforcement.

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