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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Does this charge carry jail time?? And my girlfriend is a co defendant in my case Wht does tht mean
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 8, 2019

You didn't say what the charge is.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: Does Louisiana have a compromise of arrears program to help non custodial parent pay their arrears in full via lump sum?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 8, 2019

No such program but you can pay your arrears in lump sum. Hire a child support attorney to negotiate a settlement amount.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: What are the proper steps to take to move out of state with a child?

My sons father is on the birth certificate and was ordered to pay child support years ago but we don’t have a custody agreement. My son has just always lived with me and visits every other weekend or one weekend a month. What are the proper steps I need to take to be able to legally move out of... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 8, 2019

Hire a custody lawyer to send the statutory notice and represent you in requesting a hearing

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: My Son was injured at school On purpose by another student. My wife and I were not notified about the occurrence?

He came complaining of dizziness and pain. Took to ER and said had a mild concussion? Spoke with school nurse who looked at him , she said he looked fine so she “just brushed it off”.

Is this considered negligence? What type of lawyer would handle a case like this?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 7, 2019

You have a case against the parents of the other child and against the school board for personal injury. Get certified copies of the ER records and hire an education attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Probate and Estate Planning for Louisiana on
Q: On the property tax paper it has my dad's name followed by et el. Both of my parents are deceased. Dad never had a wil

But my mom did. How is the property devided up if both are deceased but sucession was never done on either parent in Louisiana

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 7, 2019

All your father's children and all your mother's children are now co-owners until someone opens a succession. Contact a wills and estate attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: How much does it cost to do an affidavit for a case in Louisiana

An individual was string armed by the police to sign something against their will

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 7, 2019

Attorneys are not allowed to quote prices on Justia

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: If someone is being charged for a domestic abuse on a pregnant woman but the woman tried to drop the charge because

It wasn’t true, exactly what could happen in court to the man that has been wrongly accused?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 7, 2019

The penalty he's facing depends on her injuries and his record. He needs a criminal attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: Father of child had his girlfriend fight his child's mother and then stopped seeing or contacting child for nearly

For nearly two years, can the mother of the child file for full legal and physical custody since all this happened in front of child?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 5, 2019

Yes she needs to hire a custody lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: Do DA’s work with non custodial parents trying to pay a reduced lump sum for an initial arrears hearing?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 4, 2019

Yes, they want the State or custodial parent to be paid back. They are not looking to put people in jail or out of work.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: Does the custodial parent have to obtain and job in order to receive child support from the non custodial parent?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 4, 2019

No but income will imputed to both parents unless the child of the custodial parent is less than 5.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Products Liability and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: I was flying my drone when officers pulled up to my house and took it from me with no reason give me given in they do

They said I was flying illegally when I told them that I was registered and licensed to fly and knew the rules and I was in the correct on Law they didn't know what to do and took my drone and laugh

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 3, 2019

File a complaint with the Sheriff's Office.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Divorce for Louisiana on
Q: My husband been cheating on me since we got together 17 years ago with my sister can I get custody of the kids?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 3, 2019

Yes, hire a divorce attorney. Don't confront either of them. Put together as much evidence as possible.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Small Claims for Louisiana on
Q: I was ordered to pay money back in a civil case. A fake reciept produced by me was included in this money. If i dont pay

Can they use this reciept to file criminal charges. Even though it was ordered in civil court

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 3, 2019

Yes that is fraud and you can be charged. You are advised to get a loan and make good on the judgment.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Does a violent offender get a 90 day turn around for positive drug tests?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 3, 2019

That is discretionary to the judge and probation.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: If you been convicted of a crime of violence and fail a drug test what happens?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 2, 2019

They are looking for your levels to go down. They don't expect you to be clean immediately. But if they don't go down, they can revoke your probation.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Louisiana on
Q: I was convicted DWI for I was ordered to pay a fine of $5,000 or by default what does default mean
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 1, 2019

I don't think you are getting this correct. Call your public defender or the private attorney that represented you.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: Paid support from birth to 3yr but am not on birth certificate. Ex refuses to let me see or talk to son. What do I do?

I have been a part of my sons life from the beginning, I was there when he was born but didn't sign the certificate because I wasn't sure. Had DNA test done on my own and he's mine. I pay support when I'm working, I do industrial electrical so I get lay offs and down time between projects. I... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 1, 2019

You can hire a custody lawyer to file for filiation and joint custody. Then if she refuses you time with your child, you can hold her in contempt. This will also get you added to the birth certificate.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: RS14:283] VIDEO VOYEURISM; PENALTIES . What is the sentencing of this crime

Also have a restraining order on him and he broke it twice

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 28, 2019

Just google video voyerism louisiana and it gives the penalties for first, second offense , etc

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: Can a lawyer negotiate a reduced lump sum payment for child support arrears to prevent wage garnishment?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 28, 2019

Short answer yes. You will need an attorney to draft and file that as a Consent Judgment.

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