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0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Louisiana on
Q: As a father how can I sign my rights over a child
1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: My husband's truck was stolen and documents were taken to a notary public and were signed with out him being there.

When we contacted the notary public she said she made an honest mistake where do we go from there? She even signed and affidavit stating it was a mistake on her behalf.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 24, 2022

Make a criminal complaint with the Sheriff and then go to Motor Vehicles

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: minor child was injured in an accident, and the absent dad gets compensated. Why? Name on birth certificate

I being told it's his legal right because he's on the birth certificate. He owes over 43,000 in child support

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 24, 2022

Get a family law attorney to put a lien and restraining order on disbursement of any funds to father.

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for Louisiana on
Q: Hello, What should the title of my HOA Resolutions be, I am presenting them to the HOA Board Members tonight?
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on May 24, 2022

There's no 1 correct answer here however I would think the title should reflect the intent of the resolution.

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: I witnessed the death of a civilian in a police involved shooting in Louisiana. Can I be compensated for PTSD?

The incident took place on May 26, 2020. After two years of independent investigations. It’s seems the officer may be charged with the death of the civilian. I have been working with the family of the victim as a key witness. As a result of continuously having to relive the trauma, I have been... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: My daughter was arrested for a the vape at school I need help what should I do
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on May 23, 2022

You should contact a few criminal defense attorneys in your area and consult with them----- you do not mention the age of your daughter but one of the things you want to do is ask about their experience in handling matters in Juvenile Court as well as the possibility of this matter ending up in... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can I sue if my state employer fails to compensate me if I’m ill because of mold that has been reported in my office?

I reported mold to the health inspector and I work for LDH but I’ve been suspecting I’m being treat different because I’m speaking out about it and they are covering it up instead of treating it creating a health risk which I’ve already been examined and my reports have been given to my... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can you please explain to me the habitual offender law? The prosecutor mentioned something about 20 double bill

My max sentence is 50 yrs. How is double bill 1/3- double the max, triple 2/3-double, but quad only carries 20? I’m out on bond for distribution heroin/fentynal. Wouldn’t I be better of just getting a quad if the other ones carry anywhere between 16.5-100 and 33-100 years?

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright and Intellectual Property for Louisiana on
Q: How can you legally do commissioned drum covers over copyrighted music for one time use?

My friend is a drummer who usually plays his own stuff, but he received a request to do a drum cover. As In, taking a copyrighted song and playing drums over the original. It’s a one on one thing, not broadcasted all over the place. Can he do it?

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for Louisiana on
Q: Good afternoon, is there an HOA Resolutions Template for Louisiana?
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on May 23, 2022

A template? You can do an internet search for one and find something is my guess but then you need to decide if the template is what you are seeking and best for your HOA. Or you can consult with an attorney and have the attorney, in conjunction with the HOA, come up with a form.

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Products Liability and Business Law for Louisiana on
Q: Who is responsible for a mistake if I'm contracted to do a job and the material company messes up the material

Metal company came to job site and cut panels at 20' when they were supposed to be 22'.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Louisiana on
Q: Can an exector withdraw money from the estate without permission from the judge in the state of LA

My brother is the excector of my Mom's estate and he has sold all of the household goods in order to pay his attorney to fight me in court, can he withdraw money from the estate without judge approval?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on May 23, 2022

Most likely yes, but a lot of it depends on the language in the Order which appointed him as executor. Also, you might be able to go to Court and context the disbursements-----contact a succession lawyer in your are and arrange a consult to specifically discuss your matter. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: My ex husband & I have joint custody. I moved 2 states away but did not notify him of said move until 3 months after.

He legally objected to the move. I’m having trouble finding an attorney to take my case because I broke the law. Is this to be expected? Our current custody agreement states that if one parent takes the children out of state more than 48 hours, the other parent has the first right of refusal.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 19, 2022

You need to hire a custody lawyer immediately.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: My sister was in Louisiana and went to jail for having a gun and a schedule 4 dangerous drug, not sure what kind

What is she looking at

She lives in Texas and never been in trouble

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Louisiana on
Q: Does tenancy end when the tenant moves out/hands over keys or on what day rent was paid through?

I was on a month to month lease that required 30-days notice to move out or you would still need to pay the rent the next month. In March I notified my landlord of my intent to move out, understanding that I would need to pay rent again. I paid rent and moved out on April 2nd, including handing... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law for Louisiana on
Q: If the property owner dies without owing property taxes,heirs aren't notified of future delinquencies, city sell propert

Property sold at the ax lien sale, can anything be done about this?

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on May 20, 2022

There should be a Redemption period, but it may have already run. Contact a LA attorney today with the exact facts to see if the Heirs can get the property back.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Louisiana on
Q: if get into a fight at work for defending myself. an i get injured doing the fight by falling and hitting my head.

is my workplace reliable for my injuries? Does my job have to compensate me for my doctor visits?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on May 19, 2022

If you were defending yourself, yes. If your job is giving you issues then you need to immediate consult with a workers' compensation attorney, or I recommend that you go ahead and do so---most in this area of practice will provide you a free consultation. Good luck.

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