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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: searching for an attorney to file a writ of mandamus
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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 28, 2022

Justia is not a lawyer referral service.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: What does it mean when the da decides to pass without date
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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 27, 2022

You should hire a criminal attorney to fe a Speedy Trial Motion b/c it sounds like the DA does not have it's case together so your attorney should hold their feet to the fire.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: If the defendant is charged with felony carnal knowledge but has no prior criminal charges, will he/she be shown liency?

The defendant is 22 with a 16 year old. The defendant was charged with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. The defendant has no prior criminal charges. The sexual contact was oral only.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 26, 2022

The defendant needs to hire a criminal lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: My son was forced to plead guilty to a charge that he wasn’t even arrested for . How can I seek justice
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 26, 2022

You should have hired a criminal attorney for him before he plead. Now a criminal attorney would have to withdraw his plea.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: If officers probable cause was, he smelled weed. But didn’t find any but something else. Can I suppress what was found?

Or should I just challenge the jurisdiction?

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 25, 2022

You should hire a criminal lawyer.

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: My child support case is closed, my son is 19 years old. He is going to file for SSDI. will they reopen my CS case?

my son was diagnosed with a mental illness due to drug use at 17. He is now 19 years old. My case with child support is closed bc he reached age of emancipation and was graduated . I do not owe arrears. Based on this information, will child support be able to open a new case or reopen the closed... Read more »

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 25, 2022

They may reopen support case if he is adjudged disabled due to mental illness...not due to drug use.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: In search of a lawyer, that can help get this case dismiseed
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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 26, 2022

Justia is not lawyer referral service. Call or email lawyers directly.

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1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: My husband put his hands on me last night & i am going to the police today. Will they make him leave our home? He refuse

I have been a victim of domestic violence for the 17yrs I've been married. Now I do not mean I was hit every day but about once a year my husband gets very violent with me and in front of our 2 kids. About 4-5 yrs ago it was really bad and I called the police but did not press charges,he was... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 23, 2022

Hire a divorce lawyer to file for divorce, custody, child support and spousal support before the state takes your kids.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: My sons (bio father) is not on the birth certificate. I was raped at a party and never told him. Husband wants to adopt

My husband has been in his life since he was 6 months old. My son only knows him as his dad and I don’t know if this would be adoption or a VAOP. My son is now 2 almost 3 and we want his name from his birth name (my pre married name) to our name.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 23, 2022

Hire an adoption lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: My cousin is married to somebody who is incarcerated but is wanting to work at the local jail. Is that illegal?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 21, 2022

Its not illegal but the Sheriff gets to make the work assignment

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Louisiana on
Q: How do I enforce a spousal income judgement
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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 21, 2022

Are you talking about a child support or spousal support order?

2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: Help! Succession process with minors and no will. Only property is the house with little equity, how does it work?

My wife passed away and I have 3 minor children. There was no Will and the only community property is our home. My wife and I are on both the mortgage and the title. I am considering selling the home and know I need to go through succession but my question is on the process.

There is not a... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 21, 2022

The court may want to appoint a curator for the children.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Louisiana on
Q: Can a spouse legally leave you homeless
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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 20, 2022

Spouses have the obligation to financially support each other.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: Does custodial parent have any financial obligations upon signing provisional custody by mandate
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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 20, 2022

Custody by mandate is only one year long and does not abdicate the financial responsibility to support a child.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Does a person have to directly tell anther person either verbally or in writing or by 3rd person that they DO NOT want

to be contacted by internet, telephone, 3rd party, etc by that person anymore and make the alleged abuser clearly aware that they DO NOT want to be contacted by that person at all anymore and if that person DOES NOT comply with that persons request and CONTINUES to contact that person AFTER being... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 20, 2022

Your question is convoluted. But if told to cease and desist, continued contact is harassment.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: can i get out of state officials if my children's grandparents (fathers side, grandfather) is very well known across LA

His parents are suing me for custody. I had a drug problem. I no longer do, but he Has been a state trooper (just recently retired) for I believe about 40 years. He knows every judge, DA, everyone, all across the state. What are my options?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 16, 2022

If you and the children live in Louisiana, then the case stays in Louisiana. Hire a custody lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can my small dog run free in my yard not vicious or will bite outside city limits
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 15, 2022

Your dog can run free only if you have a fenced yard. Otherwise he needs to be walked on a leash.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: Can the father of my child deny me visitation if it was court ordered?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 15, 2022

No. Your lawyer can file for contempt on your behalf.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Real Estate Law for Louisiana on
Q: My stepmother is trying to buy me out but she hast to refinance the house to get the money and asked me to sign a paper

She asked me to sign paperwork relinquishing my rates what do I do

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 15, 2022

DO NOT SIGN!!! Hire a lawyer to review all documents. She is trying to take your inheritance.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: The mother of my husband's other 2 children admitted to setting him up so that she could press domestic battery charges.

She admitted to setting him up so she could press the charges on him out of revenge for us being together. He was charged with domestic abuse by strangulation and child endangerment. A restraining order was issued on him. She has been harrasing him since the day he got out of jail. 200-300 messages... Read more »

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 15, 2022

Print of that and get him a criminal defense lawyer.

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