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1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: My brother has a domestic abuse case she signed to affidavit of non prosecution what can be done to get this thrown out
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Feb 7, 2023

The prosecutor or District Attorney's office has the final say on all matters forwarded to it. The office will (should) take into considered that drop charge/affidavit of non-prosecution in deciding whether or not to formally file charges. If the accused has or can afford to hire an attorney,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Louisiana on
Q: Do the By-Laws and the Rules and Regulations of an HOA have to be publicly recorded in Louisiana to be enforceable or

is it just the Restrictive Covenants that must recorded with the Clerk of Court?

Thank you very much,

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Feb 7, 2023

In answer to your question, I contend it is just the covenants which are required to be recorded with the Clerk of Court. On the other hand, if the HOA has non-recorded rules and regulations, then it certainly should notify new property owners of its existence and have some sort of mechanism to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: My brother was charged with domestic abuse a affidavit of non prosecution was signed because she wants to drop the charg
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Feb 7, 2023

The prosecutor or District Attorney's office has the final say on all matters forwarded to it. The office will (should) take into considered that drop charge/affidavit of non-prosecution in deciding whether or not to formally file charges. If the accused has or can afford to hire an... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: Hello, i would like to know how and if i can obtain power of attorney for my son who is incarcerated. Its for medical re
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Feb 7, 2023

You can if your son signs the paperwork giving you power of attorney. If your son refuses to do so and you believe your should have some sort of equivalent of a power of attorney over him, then you should consult with an attorney in your area who handles interdictions to see whether or not that... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: If I have lost my parental rights in court can I get them back

This was 5 or 6 years ago the grandmother is now the legal guardian they have lived with me for 5 years now and I have turned my life around 100%

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for Louisiana on
Q: Can a living trust be worded so the beneficiary can sign homestead exemption now since they are already living there

I am placing a piece of real estate in a living trust to be passed to my son. He is living there now and I am paying the property taxes. Is there a way to give him 10% ownership now so he can claim homestead exemption. If so, can that be stated in the trust.

0 Answers | Asked in Banking, Civil Litigation, Elder Law and Probate for Louisiana on
Q: Can a bank disclose dates and other info not about the money on bank accounts of a deceased person like Open/close dates

I am investigating a family members actions with accounts. I am wanting to know just what info I can get without having to issue a subpoena to get it! I have a Death Certificate and all account and routing numbers along with Identification information for account holder.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Louisiana on
Q: Is there a legality issue when an employee alters a timecard in such a way that it hides the nature in which an employee

Is there a legality issue when an employee alters a timecard in such a way that it hides the nature in which an employee was paid. For example I was paid coded as bereavement in order for a supervisor to hide a paid suspension from another supervisor. I was told to be silent about being paid and... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Louisiana on
Q: Is there a legality issue when an employee alters a timecard in such a way that it hides the nature in which an employee

Is there a legality issue when an employee alters a timecard in such a way that it hides the nature in which an employee was paid. For example I was paid coded as bereavement in order for a supervisor to hide a paid suspension from another supervisor. I was told to be silent about being paid and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Family Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: How can I get a lawyer to takea case pro bono? Legal Services where I live says they don't have the resources

Child custody and divorce and there is domestic violence involved on my husband against me. He has a very good attorney and I can't afford one. He refuses to pay child support and I don't have a vehicle to get to a job so I'm struggling. Also, he is trying to get domestic charge... Read more »

Douglas Lee Bryan
Douglas Lee Bryan
answered on Feb 3, 2023

I'm sorry to hear of the problems you're having. You may be able to find assistance through this website: https://www.lsba.org/public/findlegalhelp/. I would also suggest contacting your local battered women's shelter and/or your parish's District Attorney's Office to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law for Louisiana on
Q: I work for a car dealer in louisiana— is a “draw” (fronted money that is later subtracted from total) pay plan legal??

My pay plan is 1500 paid on the last day of the month and the 15th. The 10th i get paid my previous months commission minus the 1500 i was paid earlier

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant, Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Louisiana on
Q: What should I do about a male landlord who keeps coming to my house and taking off his clothes and masterbating?

I have asked him to stop only to find him crouching naked in my garage scaring me as I go out to put clothes in the dryer or other such things. He apparently is extremely compulsive and ironically does not seem to think there's anything wrong with what he's doing. Not to mention I have... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: I was taken into state custody and taken from my mother at the age of 16 in Louisiana 2 months ago.

I'm still being made to live in children's hospital although my leg if fine and I'm no longer in Dr care. I just made 17. Can I legally leave and go home to my mom?

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: How to get custody of my neice who is adopted ?

My neice was adopted by her moms family and they won’t let her see her dads side of the family but she has been having problems in home and they sent her to a behavioral hospital said they didn’t want her anymore so we were going to take her then the adopted parents said they are sending her... Read more »

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