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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Louisiana on
Q: If my probation is revoked & I'm in jail do I have to pay assessment, probation fees and fines still?

I had 3 years deferred and 2 on paper. 10%assessment fee, $60 probation and $301.50 fines monthly. I'm in jail for not paying.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can a spouse donate the 50% of her community property to other relatives without the signature of the other spouse?

My mother, two years before deceasing, made an act of donation of a rental property belonging to her and my father to my niece without my father signature as required by Art 2353. My father deceased in 2019, today this property is in his name and my niece's name. Is this act of donation valid?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Sep 22, 2023

If your spouse was the actual owner in the public record, then she can donate her portion. You should review the trasnfer document to make sure it was property prepared and executed. Also, it should be noted that donation, if proper, would be donated subject to any and all encumbrances which... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Louisiana on
Q: CAN A SIGNED GENERAL WARRANTY DEED THAT IS SIGNED AND NOTERIZED BE CHANGED WITHOUT BUYER AGREEING TO IT?

I AM THE BUYER AND PAYMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE ON TIME FROM BEGINNING AND TAXES PAID REGULARLY// SELLER HAS SENT A NEW CONTRACT INCREASING THE INTREST W/RAISED THE PAYMENT AND ADDED 50,000 TO THE ORIGONAL PAYOFF.

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answered on Sep 21, 2023

Has a Deed been executed and recorded with you as the owner or not? If not, then you do not own anything but probably a contractual right, which the seller might try to modify. Just because you have paid out monies does not make you the titled owner. Hire a competent LA attorney for advice.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Louisiana on
Q: If land was transferred to a person before the death of the owner but the notary didn’t witness the persons sign.

They recognized the signature as the owners what can be done.

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Sep 21, 2023

What exactly do you want? If you want to nullify the transfer then one way of doing this is to prove that the document transferring the property was not properly done/completed. If you want to challenge this, then you should first have a specific consult with an attorney to determine what needs... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: my offense was in 1985. should I be under the good-time act in effect in 1985, or the act in effect when sentenced in 19

offense occurred in 1985, per bill of information. arrested 1988. Convicted 1989 and sentenced 1989. placed on good-time act 376 in effect at time of sentence.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can a 17 year old be arrested for making lewd comments to an adult woman?

My 17 year old propositioned a woman for oral sex

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Louisiana on
Q: I think someone filed a false affidavit resulting in an FBI raid of my home 6mo ago Warrant is sealed What can I do

I was in handcuffs for four hours They ransacked my home looking for CSAM Found none They destroyed computers Took laptops phones tablets magazines A family photo Wont respond to phone calls voicemails letters emails visits

I let a 37yo stay in my rental in 2022 as a favor to his parents... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Business Law for Louisiana on
Q: More than 300k people were scammed of their money by a group of people using the banks as collectors. How do we sue them

I would like to know if it's more preferable to go as a group to handle the matter before the bank or court or as an individual?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: What are my rights and what am I able to claim?

Garbage truck damaged my home left me without power for 32 days during the hottest part of the year. They are contracted through our police jury. Both have agreed the garbage company is responsible. Still waiting to be reimbursed. I had to get a loan on my car to get it fixed I have now los my car... View More

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Sep 20, 2023

If you have not consulted/hired an attorney then that's what you need to do as apparently what you have done thus far has not resulted in the results you seek. Use the Justia Find a Lawyer tab and search for accident or litigation lawyers in your area---call a few---many may offer free... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: I'm the father. Looks like court is going to decide on 50 percent custody. Y do I have to pay child support?

I'm on workers comp disability. Just had surgery I make 462 a week they asking for 800 a month

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Louisiana on
Q: Am I entitled to money withdrawn from 401K and not used for it's purpose while we are married?

I gambled and lost a lot of money so He took out a loan to catch up the bills and took $5000 from his 401K promising me he would pay 1 month of bills so we could catch up and save some. He went back on his word and used some of the money put a down payment on his 37 year old daughter a car. Am I... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Agricultural Law for Louisiana on
Q: My friend bought a horse for $9,000. He asked if horse was sound & was told yes. And took owners word.

When his farrier came to shoe horse they found WEDGE SHOES on him, which are very expensive and used in hopes to alleviate pain from a chronic condition called navicular. My friend then had a vet come to confirm this condition did exist with x-rays & nerve blocks. Horse is afflicted & my... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I was on woek releae out of Bossier City La. Wlile waiting till 3:00pm to go home, I closed my eyes whitch is a nono.

I was brought into the jail to be return to incarceration. On bbeing patted down the officer removed from a pocket a smallbaggy. He immedely contacted narcotics I was brought to them where I was offered to assist them with nacitic buys. I finished my initial 10 day swntence an was released . I... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Louisiana on
Q: got fired cause i didn't get my check on payday and fought with HR I still haven't been paid 2 weeks later what do i do?

Sep 5, i was supposed to get paid at my job and it never went to my bank. so i called HR, and they told me it was my fault. i cussed them out and got fired (reasonably so) but i STILL haven't gotten a paycheck, or even a promise for a paycheck. what do i do now?? i have a check stub that... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Louisiana on
Q: Who can pronounce death in Missippi if the patient is in a hospital?

The patient was on a Psychiatric unit in a Long-term Acute Care Hospital

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answered on Sep 14, 2023

In Mississippi, licensed physicians are usually responsible for pronouncing a patient's death, even if the patient is in a psychiatric unit or a long-term acute care hospital. Healthcare professionals like nurses and physician assistants may assist in the process, but the official... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Gaming and Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: charged with Illegal use of a state ID/access gambling. I have never been in trouble before. how do i plea/ what to do?

I was 19 at the time and am currently 20. I do not have a lawyer andy court date is in 2 days. i have no idea what i am doing or how all of this works. any guidance or advice would be appreciated

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Sep 14, 2023

If/since you have no idea what i am doing or how all of this works, then you should consult with a lawyer to have your questions answered. if after a consult with a lawyer you decide to represent yourself, then that's fine (although I would disagree), but make sure you consult with a lawyer.... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: My person is older and im not 18 but my parents are getting a restraining order against him. when I turn 18 can it drop?

My boyfriend is a little older than me and my parents aren't proud. They want to break us apart. They are filling a restraining order against him. I think here a normal restraining order is about 2 years. Which should be right before im 18. But if they have a longer one, can I at 18 contact... View More

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