Questions Answered by Ellen Cronin Badeaux

Q: What if drug addiction is apart of marriage and want to get out??

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 23, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Hire a family law attorney and file for divorce. Drug addiction won't hasten the divorce but it will avoid spousal support.
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Q: I received a letter for a child support case court date and the analyst hand wrote my "attendance is not mandatory"?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 23, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
You should hire a family law attorney to seek a paternity test, potential disavowal, and limit child support exposure
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Q: 3 years ago I have court ordered that I have 50/50 and domicile parent. And $100 monthly My child's father is to pay.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 22, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Yes of course it is still binding unless you were married and never completed divorce.
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Q: Can you help me out what to do about these charges?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 22, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
You need to hire a criminal attorney in the Parish in which you were arrested.
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Q: Interim custody ruling , got appealed , stayed & vacated ,in a couple of days. What other options to see kids .

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 22, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
This is the regular appellate process. An adverse ruling is not synonymous with an ethical violation by any lawyer or judge. You do need a good appellate family law attorney. Custody/visitation proceedings can take years.
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Q: At what age can a child say they do not want to visit the other parent under court ordered visitation?

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 20, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Child's opinion starts to matter at age 12 but is not definitive.
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Q: I have a temporary restraining order on my husband he was served but I never recieved any keys since he was evicted

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Are you saying you were granted use of the home or that he was evicted by a landlord? The animals are community property and it is your duty to maintain them.
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Q: The non custodial parent was ordered to pay a proportional share of medical bills. The main bills are from 2015.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Your family law attorney can file for contempt. Send copies of the bills by certified mail to the non custodial parent.
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Q: What’s the penalty for disclosure of a imaging in Louisiana

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
I think you are asking about revenge porn. In Louisiana it is a felony punishable by up to 10 years. Call a criminal defense attorney.
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Q: Hello. My sister want to give her all her rights with the kids. I know we have to go through the court system. I want

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Father has to be served. You need a family law attorney
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Q: Almost 2 yrs ago we lost our dog. We now know his location. Can we get him back?

2 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 18, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Yes. Get his Vet and vaccination records and file suit in Justice of rhe Peace court
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Q: I was in involved in a accident on a atv and the driver left the scene but I was charged why?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 18, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
You need a criminal attorney who also practices personal injury. More details are needed to answer your question.
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Q: I live out of state and get visitations.They want to live with me and not their mother.They are 15&13.Do I have a chance

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 18, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
They are old enough to have some say, but not the only say, in where they live. Hire a family law attorney to seek to modify custody.
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Q: community debt if the divorce due to domestic violence does that person have to still pay half of mortgage

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 18, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Yes. Domestic violence has nothing to do with community property.
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Q: I live in Louisiana my ex is requesting registration of child custody in Oregon what does that mean

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 17, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
He's going to register the Judgment in Oregon then seek to change custody. You need to hire an Oregon family lawyer to oppose the registration there.
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Q: WHAT WILL IT COST TO GET A MINORS NAME CHANGE, I HAVE A COURT ORDER TO DO SO

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 16, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
You have already asked this question. Justia is for asking general legal questions, not to solicit bids.
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Q: I didnt provide clothes for my children during their visit with their dad. He now says he will get full custody? Can he?

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 16, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
No, he's blowing smoke.
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Q: my husband is verbally mentally physically and financially abusive what can i do i am in college and looking for work

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence, Family Law and Divorce for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 16, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
If you plead or.were convicted of 2 criminal charges, they are now yours.

If he is physically abusive, your family law attorney can seek a Protective Order & spousal support as part of your divorce.
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Q: Brother found my private will and disclosed to non-beneficiaries their non-inclusion. Did he break any law?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 16, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
No broken law. It wasn't your bank box.
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Q: How does adultery affect alimony?

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 16, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Get those pictures printed. Is your son willing to testify? Adultery means your divorce can be granted more quickly and means you can get spousal support from him, if he has the income to support it.
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