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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce, Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: My attorney filed this exparte art 3945 in divorce petition on April 29, 2020. Courts did not give me date til 6/22/20

I still have not seen or spoke to my little girl in over a year. Courts still did not see or hear any of my evidence to protect my child from her father and his son, mother, daughter who all abused my child.

My husband now has my little girl brainwashed... forcing her to lie about me to... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 18, 2021

Not enough information given here and yiur questiin is not clear. If you are not satisfied with your current counsel, hire a new one.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: My ex wife hasn’t allowed me to see my children in 4 years & filing for child support totaling 1500 a month.

My children don’t know who I am and have been calling another man “dad” for 4 years. How can I fight this? What do I do

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

You should hire a custody lawyer to represent you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: How does one get a driver's licence suspended when they never committed any crime or traffic violation ?

PLUS TOWED VEHICLE LASPT INSURANCE LESS THAN 24 HOURS, AND THEY SAID I HAD EXC. ROAD VIOLATIONS OF MY CAR,YET I WAS LET TO LEAVE WITH VEHICLE WITHOUT TOW, NOR TICKET 2 WEEKS EARLIER WHEN I WAS IN FENDER VENDER ,NOT MY FAULT NOR IN SAME TOWN ? IM CLEARLY BEING HARRAST AND TARGETED , BECAUSE IM WITH... Read more »

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

Hire a traffic court lawyer because your all caps, little punctuation, incorrect spelling post is indecipherable.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I was charge with a simple battery of infirm and took a plea of a year of probation supervised and anger management

I paid a thousand dollar for the investigation but now the state of Louisiana change to criminal conviction plea and change my year on probation to 5 year of exclusion how can they change my plea after they accepted it when I went to court.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 16, 2021

You need to contact the attorney who represented you when you accepted the plea.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: Daughter is 17 and just graduated high school. Can the father file to have the child support ended now or does he

have to pay until she turns 18?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 15, 2021

He has to wait until she turns 18.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: Who would i the victim speak to on behalf of husband in a domestic violence case to assist in dropping charge

We went to 2 court dates at beginning of covid and never got any notification of any other date he was arrested 2 weeks ago fta on this matter but state kept the charges i never wanted to press charges

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 15, 2021

Go to the District Attorneys Office and fill out a drop charge form and hire a criminal defense lawyer for him.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Elder Law for Louisiana on
Q: If I have a parent who is constantly confused, lying about events and circumstances to police, how do I stop this.

I need my clearly distraught over my father's death, and clearly in need of mental health Mother' medical attention.asap, before her lies and misconstrued mind has the police believing im.a monster and arrested ,and I'm not even in the same parish as her morning same house..please... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 15, 2021

You have 2 choices:

1) cut all connection to her. Change your email & phone number and get off social media. Perhaps also get an attorney to file a Restraining Order.

2) if you think it is a mental health/substance abuse issue, an attorney in her parish/county can do an...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: Eariler i had asked if i could move out at 17 in loiusianna

I was answered with a you can move out with a friend once your 18 what about the permission law saying if the law is called by your parent in louisanna because you left while being 17 the law cant mdo anything about it because you are the permission age meaning you dont need your parents permission?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 14, 2021

No such thing as permission law.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: My child support was instated 3 years ago when the mom was not working. She now has a full time job.

Me (the father) is considered the non custodial parent, I have my daughter a total 12 days out of the month. Child support was initially created when she was 6 months old, and her mother didn’t have a job. Since then, she’s been employed full time 5 days a week, and never reported a change in... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 14, 2021

Contact a child support lawyer to run the numbers for you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Is convicted felon in possession of a firearm a violent offense

Just the actual possession itself

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 13, 2021

It is not an enumerated crime of violence.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: I need help.My daughter is being punished by school on the word of one individual who was trying to get out of trouble n

Girl was high on THC and told investigators that my kid had contra band with no corroboration they questioned and searched here she did have a dap pen but was never asked about it just what she new about said girl and the briwnies

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

Your daughter had contraband at school. Another kid blew her in. Call an education lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Louisiana on
Q: I just found out my ex wife sold my deceased father's jeep .. can I file charges against her?

Jeep was left on property that we still both own but she lives there... I was given no notice . The Jeep was part of my father's estate

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

How could she transfer the title? Yes call the Sheriff's office.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Probate for Louisiana on
Q: What is my recourse for stolen property that has little/no intrinsic value (ie. journals, photos, etc)?

After my wife passed away, her mother obtained all of my wife's journal's, photo albums, and clothes. She now states they have all been destroyed.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 11, 2021

File a sheriff's report for theft.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Real Estate Law for Louisiana on
Q: How do you get a birth or death certificate when you don't know either date?

Uncle died and we were dividing things up until we found out he sold a piece to his son who died shortly there after. I don't know the sons birth or death date, just his name.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 11, 2021

I am assuming that would be your cousin. First you can look for an obituary on line. Second you can contact vital records.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: I want to shorten the agreed visitation time because my child is not being well taken care of.

The agreed visitation time is two weeks due to the father work schedule. The recent visit took a turn for the worse and I saw how sick and unkept ,without my knowledge, his heat rashes and eczema has progressed, as well as a peaking cold. His father left him to visits his girlfriend and left the... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 11, 2021

1) Get your child a Covid vaccination if over age 12,

2) if you have a judgment, you will have to hire an attorney to change it and can be held in contempt if you don't follow it in the mean time.

3) if you don't have a judgment, hire a custody lawyer to get one Nd you can...
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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Louisiana on
Q: I’m divorced and remained in the home afterwards, making all the payments and upkeep. the x limit on buying out.

His name is not on the deed or the mortgage. But was granted 1/2 of the property. I was not advised I could buy him out. Now years has passed is it to late? I stayed and payed all 100% of the mortgage and property upkeep.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 11, 2021

You can still buy him out. Hire a divorce lawyer to divide the community property.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: Situation: What do I have to do , to give a non family member my children, in the event of my death?

My husband is mentally ill, he does not handle money well, he is in recovery from drugs and relapses often. If I pass away, he is incapable of caring for our 3 small children, he spends money as soon as he gets it. He can not manage them while he is even getting help. He replaces drugs with... Read more »

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

Put custody in your will, get your successions attorney to draft the will and a trust. Seek sole untidy now

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: If i live in louisianna and im 17 can i move out and live with a friend

I want to move out with a friend because the rules at my house are rediculous im 17 and i dont have a phone and when i go out and buy one myself my parents take it away and smash it with a hammer

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

You can move out and live with a friend in Louisiana when you turn 18.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: My license was suspended a few years ago for non-payment of traffic ticket. I have since received 3 tickets Dus

I missed the court date for all 3 of these. They are all in different parishes in Louisiana. What can I do to fix this? I have since paid my ticket and gotten my license reinstated

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

You need to hire traffic court lawyers to handle those tickets and recall the attachments because you will be arrested and your license will be suspended again.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Louisiana on
Q: New neighbors recently moved in and acquired two pitbull puppies. Their entire property (right up to the property line)

Is fenced in with an approx 4’ fence that has multiple holes and imperfections. The dogs are frequently left outside unaccompanied for long hours/full days regardless of weather (storms/heat/etc). I have to bring my small breed dog right past their fence to go into my yard to do his business. The... Read more »

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

Call the Sheriff's Office and Animal Control because their Pitts will kill your dog eventually. Video the holes in the fence. Put the video on a flash drive.

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