Questions Answered by Ellen Cronin Badeaux

Q: Is attempted sexual battery a misdemeanor

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 15, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Sexual battery and attempted are both felonies. If you are the victim, call the Sheriff's office. If you have been accused, call a criminal attorney.

Q: What does this mean or refer to: Rule nisi-civ-dv 2031

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 14, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
It means a Motion was filed in a civil division.

Q: How do I file Exploitation of the Infirmed

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 13, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Call the Sheriff's office.

Q: Is disability backpayment part of the marital assets?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 13, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Why would he want to file BEFORE receiving back disability check, which would make check income for child support and spousal support purposes?

Q: Joint custody every 3 months til child starts school. She’s in school for about 6 months now. Custody still apply?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 13, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Yes the Judgment still applies until there is a new one. You need to hire a custody attorney to file a Motion to Modify. If he doesn't show up, you get everything you want.

Q: Is criminal mischief a misdeameanor and can that particular law be expunged off someone’s record ?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 12, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Yes it's a misdemeanor and yes it can be expunged.

Q: my service dog he has been asked to leave because he barked and lunges but was restrained

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 12, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Depends who asked him to leave and where. You are absolute liable for any injuries your dog causes.

Q: Can a felon have a room mate who has a weapon in a separate room that the felon sleeps in

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 12, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Absolutely not or both if you are facing potential charges

Q: I was ticketed for each window with tint individually when the ordinance states windows in plural. In Louisiana. Is ok?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 12, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Hire a traffic court attorney who can make that argument for you and waive your presence so you don't have to come to Louisiana.

Q: Can we get my son out he was charged with sexual but no evidence was given

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Constitutional Law and Legal Malpractice for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 11, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Your son needs a criminal attorney who has a lot more details of the case.

Q: If a person has warrants on their name, can they get a marriage license?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 10, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Yes you can get a marriage license but you might get arrested while you are applying. Your efforts would be better spent hiring a criminal attorney to get the warrants recalled.

Q: My Ex Partner does not want to let me see my child. I pay 1,200 every month what can I do to see my child?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 10, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Hire a custody attorney to seek custody or visitation. Keep track of every time you are denied contact.

Q: Will a judge grant joint custody to the father if the mother can prove he’s on drugs?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 8, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
No if there are no other factors involved. You need a custody lawyer.

Q: My ex wants to take my kids away from me but he’s currently on trail for a child endangerment charge

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 8, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
You need a custody attorney IF and WHEN he files to change custody.

Q: my ex-wife is still getting child support for both of my sons one is 19 the other 16 she has kicked the 16 out

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 8, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Go pick up your 16 year old, who is too young to fend for himself. Then hire a lawyer to terminate child support and change custody in fact you can file for child support from her.

Q: My x-husband has been in hiding since Katrina, my son is now 25, back child support is over $30,000.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 7, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
You have to hire a private child support lawyer who can file suit in LA and get him served by long arm at work. Once you have a judgment, you can garnish his wages and put a lien on any property.

Q: Can a property bond be used if it is in my name and my previous deceased husband's name?

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 5, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Yes. The bond office or the defendant's criminal attorney should be able to help you

Q: Is it against the law to contact a hearing officer and let him know his recommendations were made on false info?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 4, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Nothing to accomplish. File an Objection immediately and hire an attorney.

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