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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: Can I be charged with abandonment for two weeks of not seeing my kids because they are being kept from me ?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 16, 2021

You need a custody lawyer. Keep a calendar of every request for a visit, every response, every successful visit and every declined visit. Also keep a calendar of every phone call with your child, every declined phone visit and every declined phone visit.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: So I'm trying to find out what does OWNER'S RESPONSIBILITY mean it's on my Driver's License Record

Code#:1044

It's from 02-10-2019

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

Without more information, cant answer your question.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I have an active warrant in a city in Louisiana for passing counterfeit money however, I have no idea where or when be

Because I have not had ANY fake money to my knowledge at all. What can I do?

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

This is probably a federal charge. Hire criminal attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: Who will pay child support?

Parents share custody and time . Father is consider custodial and primary caretaker by court and make more money than mother.

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

Even if father is custodiL and makes more money, mother still owes support.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: My son has a traumatic brain injury im h u s durable POA he has court today fir a misdemeanor can i go in his place
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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 15, 2021

No. If he is an adult and not able to manage his own affairs you need to interdict him.

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1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Business Law, Civil Litigation and Divorce for Louisiana on
Q: Divorced 2018.Owned small business with spouse. Signed rights to small business over to spouse. I was removed from LLC

LLC pays the note for the SBA loan. I'm still a guarantor on the loan. Bank won't release me. Ex says she can't get refinanced. I tried to refinance my house and was denied because of being a guarantor on loan. How do I get out of being a guarantor on the loan? Filed a motion for... Read more »

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 9, 2021

Your partition should have:

1) Given her the LLC,

2) stated she had 30/60/90 days to refinance SBA mortgage.

If it does, then hurry and hire a lawyer to OBJECT to the HOC. If it does not, then hire a lawyer to file a 2d Petition to Partition for Omitted Liability.

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Bankruptcy and Real Estate Law for Louisiana on
Q: IF MARRIED IN ARKANSAS , WHAT STATE SHOULD I FILE FOR DIVORCE? TEXAS? MISSOURI? LOUISIANA? ARKANSAS? PLEASE SEE DETAILS.

1. being as the home and land, under my name in Missouri was purchased BEFORE we married,

2. WE OWN a mobile home IN TEXAS with no land under her name bought AFTER we were married that WAS OUR MAIN RESIDENCE,

3. and a RV PURCHASED AFTER MARRAGE in Louisiana ?

Also... Read more »

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 9, 2021

You can file in LA.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Adoption, Child Custody and Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: Is adoption easier after obligor charged with Deadbeat , abandonment in all regards? 3yrs, Past 5 do not count.

Child's father is my 2nd husband. Separated 8wks after birth. Divorced 7 months later(April 1st). Remarried 1st husband from a 15yr marriage with 2 children, 1brother(20) & 1sister(18). This is the child's family. Child's father's behavior would continue. He's who the... Read more »

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 8, 2021

You may have grounds for your current husband to adopt. Contact an adoption attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: Can I get my child's father's rights terminated and have my husband adopt her?

We have a custody agreement in place which he gets her every other weekend. But that's the only communication he has with her. He doesn't ask about her any other time he just gets her so we can stay out of court. He is on child support but doesn't pay any of it and is behind 15,000... Read more »

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 8, 2021

Why haven't you gotten a private process server and served him with contempt?

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: I am a custodial parent, but I shared custody with noncustodial. I have to pay noncustodial parent support. Why is that?

Custody where I'm domicile and primary caretaker, and it's 50/50.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 8, 2021

Because for 50/50 it is still based on income.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I need a criminal lawyer to represent me in oak grove Louisiana where can I find a lawyer for.my case
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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 3, 2021

Google criminal attorney west carroll parish. Pick one in that parish or a surrounding parish with at least 6 years experience.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: How can I get a friend to release my brothers house keys to Me? My brother is in jail and he wants me to get his keys

The mortgage is in my brother's name. They are trying to get my brothers partners stuff out of there that just passed away. They will not give me the keys.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 3, 2021

Mail a Power of Attorney to your brother with a postage paid envelope.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Legal Malpractice for Louisiana on
Q: Is legal malpractice for a lawyer to disclose your hourly fees, name and details of your legal case in a public review?

I made a brief negative review of my lawyer on the BBB website and Facebook. I feel that she rip me off and failed to do a good job on our last trial that end up costing me thousands. I also end up moving from California to Louisiana to attend this contempt trial against my ex. She did not subpoena... Read more »

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 3, 2021

The attorney's hourly rate is not confidential. If your record was not sealed, then your name, any testimony, any evidence, and any pleadings are not confidential. If you were allowed to relocate to CA with your child, then you won. Why would you post a negative review?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: How do I get my money back from access device fraud if the bank won't refund me the money

The man was arrested and charged with the crime of access device fraud and forgery.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 3, 2021

Get copy of police report. Send certified letter to bank.

2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: Hello. If a succession was done wrong how do I go about getting it amended?

Father passed away. Succession listed separate property as community property giving his wife usefruct over property. He owned it before they married. Now the rightful heirs of the property want to fix the succession.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 3, 2021

Hire a new Succession lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Education Law for Louisiana on
Q: Am I legally liable for dog leash laws that I didn’t know existed?

My children’s two dogs have gotten loose on two separate occasions only for a matter of minutes. Someone called animal control each time. Now I have 6 charges I have to go to court for. I didn’t think leash law was a real legal obligation. I kno ignorance of the law doesn’t mean I can break... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 1, 2021

BUILD A FENCE. Yes the owners of the dogs are responsible for the tickets.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Medical Malpractice for Louisiana on
Q: In Louisiana during CEC inpatient, can a Doctor violate the directive of a Med POA and administer Abilify Maintena?

We knew in advance of an ER trip that medications were inducing hallucinations for my significant other (S.O.), after stopping them twice in a week by stopping the medications. S.O. was ignored by hospital, PEC'd to a mental health facility, who ignored the claims, then CEC'd. Facility... Read more »

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 1, 2021

You should have gotten your own expert psychiatrist that you could now call to intervene.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: Can a defense attorney contact victim to drop protective order against his client, via text message or phone???
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 1, 2021

This is specific legal advice. If you are the victim, contact the DA. If you are the defendant, your attorney should tell you no.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Louisiana on
Q: Divorced over a year ago and no financial settlement.

My ex filed, which I agreed to at the time, even though he cheated on me. The divorce was granted over a year ago, he is remarried and refuses to respond to the proposed settlement agreement. I have not been able to get an appointment nor response from my lawyer in six months as to what, if... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 31, 2021

If your attorney will not respond to partition the community, then hire a new one

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: If it’s a family settlement do all family members have to sign their documents before the money can be disbursed?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 30, 2021

The defense attorney may have made an in globo settlement offer.

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