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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: Can you change an Unfair DA in your case?

can paid lawyer get better results then public defender? Can you change an Unfair DA in your case?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 25, 2021

You can't change your ADA. A private attorney usually has a smaller caseload than the Public Defenders Office which is grossly underfunded and understaffed.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: iI was trying to retrieve my belongings from an ex, and they instead incited an assult to happen. can they be charged?

I've contacted him countless of times to retrieve my belongings and he refused to respond.

went to a bar and he just so happened to be there, I messaged him letting him know again that I would like to get my things and that I would wait in the parking lot by my vehicle to speak more... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 23, 2021

You need to hire a criminal attorney before you call the police again so that you don't get arrested.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: What are the fake id laws in Louisiana. If one was to get taken by a bouncer, would they pursue charges/maximum penalty?

I know it’s a bad idea to have one but I got an ID taken at a bar. They didn’t ask me any questions, all they did was take it and turn me away. It has my picture but not my real name or any other real information. Would they likely pursue charges or just cut it. If they do pursue charges, what... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 20, 2021

If they took your ID and turned you away, how would they ever find you?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can a defendant in a sexual crime marry his victim and her not have to testify against him
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 19, 2021

Yea THAT marriage isn't doomed.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: If you are a registered owner of a vehicle are you allowed to go onto someone else's property to retrieve it.
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 18, 2021

If your car is towed to an impound lot, you are not allowed to trespass to retrieve it.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: I feel like Im running out of options on what I can motion or ask the judge to do, any suggestions.

Nutshell version. Me and my ex live in different parishes. No current custody agreement. She has lots of criminal charges for harassing and other related charges towards me. she has been arrested multiple times and currently wanted. She is dating a sheriffs deputy where she lives and his whole... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 12, 2021

Hire a custody lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can my criminal case be dismissed if the police officer gave the wrong Courthouse to appear before.
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 10, 2021

No, but it cN get you out of jail if you get arrested.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I pulled my gun at someone to make her leave my property which she doesn’t live or stay & was arrested do I have a case?

It was my sister and she was not invited and came with intention of starting trouble.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 9, 2021

Do you have a case for what? The district attorney has a case against you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I was arrested after the passenger in my car was found with a key to stolen property what do I do
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 6, 2021

Hire a criminal defense attorney and don't give a statement.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Convicted felon got arrested for gun found under the seat of drivers vehicle. What can felon do?

Driver not a felon.

Pulled over for drugs but none found

So police searched vehicle, found drivers gun hidden under seat.

Felon did not know.

Driver not felon. His vehicle, his gun

Both get arrested, third party. Female let go.

Felon just needed a... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 5, 2021

Felon can hire a criminal attorney and go to trial and call driver/owner as a witness.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Estate Planning, Military Law and Real Estate Law for Louisiana on
Q: i need an attorney that deals with veteran estate fraud. i was not notified of my grandfather death. it was almost 8 y

he was not given proper burial and he has lot of property in diff. states.

Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst answered on Jul 4, 2021

Attorneys in this forum are not allowed to respond to you to indicate their availability. They can only answer questions of a general nature. Click on "Find a Lawyer" above and look for a probate attorney in your area. You must initiate contact.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Estate Planning, Real Estate Law and Banking for Louisiana on
Q: there is a contractor who lied to everyone and said grandfather had no living relatives which made him administrator.

there is so much more and i do have proof its just finding a lawyer that will listen and take interest. this could turn into a huge case and ive been told poss. movie,,,lol. there is alot and these people have stolen, lied, bullied, and manipulate

Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst answered on Jul 4, 2021

Please understand that attorneys in this forum are not allowed to contact you, provide their contact information in a response, or in any way try to solicit your business or indicate their availability to help. You need to make the first contact. Click on "Find a Lawyer" above and... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Louisiana on
Q: I kissed a girl non consensually. What kind of trouble can I get in?

She was 17 at the time and I was 18. She didn’t want to kiss but I kissed her. After that I stopped and nothing else happened. A little under a year prior when we were both 17 I kissed her with her consent. The second time I did it when I was 18 and she was 17 she said she didn’t want a kiss. I... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 1, 2021

She's just not that into you. Stay away from her. Nothing will happen to you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can I go anywhere at the age of 17 without parents permission and as long as I come back home, is it okay?

Say I want to go to a friends house, or a party and I have no permission but I’m 17 and I’m coming back home the same day Would I get in legal trouble…?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 25, 2021

You are a minor for another year and you can end up as a delinquent or your over 18 friends can be arrested for harboring you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: What motions would I file to show my proof that a cop told nothing but lies in his affadavit to obtain a search warrant?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 24, 2021

Your criminal attorney would file a Motion for Prelininary Examination.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I'm a sexoffender iv been registered for 20 years now my girlfriend 16 and I was20 how I got the charge she sence

Has written the Cort on my behalf to dismiss the charge and regerstration I have beenarried adopted 2 and had another child all 3 raised up right I missed 1 check in and non compliant with warrent not will I get a chance to post bail when I turn myself in tomorrow

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jun 22, 2021

Based on your post, you should hire an attorney immediately----discuss with your attorney your situation, including the possibility of getting bail set so that you can bond out quickly---as well as defenses to your violation and your overall history. Again, based on your post, you need to hire the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: is it illegal to audio record someone taking care of your child without their consent if you suspect child abuse?

I suspected that my ex-wife was abusing my children. So, I placed an audio recording device in a car that I own but she uses often. Sure enough, after I came back from work and listened to the recording, I found out that she was abusing my son to an extreme psychological level. What should I do? is... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 17, 2021

No exception. It's still illegal

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can police kick my door down without identifying themselves

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 10, 2021

Sounds like a no knock warrant which is still legal in Louisiana.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: If the Assistant District Attorney went into the jury room to repeat testimony while the defendant was not in court

I can prove this on transcript and clearly show wrongfully conviction. Can show on record by witness my whereabouts.I filed a motion for new trial timely and denied but turned down time served on plea bargain to go to trial because of my innocence. The judge made it look like my attorney went into... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 10, 2021

You need to talk to your defense attorney.

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