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0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Louisiana on
Q: Can I sue a company for continuously charging me after being told it was a one-year month-to-month service contract?

I signed a month-to-month service for $35. I was told it was only for a year by an employee. It was supposed to end last December 2021 but January 2022 I was charged $65. I have emailed the owner even messaged her on Instagram. But now she saying I have to book a help service which cost $25 to $45.

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Appeals / Appellate Law and Collections for Louisiana on
Q: I would like to know what Rule I should use when preparing a Motion For Plaintiff To Comply With Trial Rule Louisiana.

The Plaintiff fails to attach a copy of the contract and a copy of the assignment proving that he is the Real Party in Interest.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts, Election Law and Mergers & Acquisitions for Louisiana on
Q: MP police Digital government affairs Feedback: Open Data Policy (M 13-13) U.S. Department of Labor information data

MP police Digital government affairs Feedback: Open Data Policy (M 13-13) U.S. Department of Labor information data updating upgrading CareerOneStop Feedback Search Expand Career skills 14 days have passed without workers compensation Final decision letters mail alerts New Orleans federal end to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Real Estate Law and Insurance Bad Faith for Louisiana on
Q: What justifies needing a new foundation after a hurricane in Louisiana! The house is on piers and had an 2 inspections

Insurance company fighting to not pay when foundation is compromised

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 5, 2022

A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. The dispute you describe sounds like it met an impasse between your assertion for a new foundation and the insurance carrier's position. One option may be to reach out to Louisiana attorneys to determine... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Education Law and Federal Crimes for Louisiana on
Q: Please contact me about my rights with law enforcement and judges.
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 2, 2021

Your question is way to vague to answer. Call a criminal lawyer

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Louisiana on
Q: I am selling 52 acres of land and just signed an agreement to list it. Can I terminate selling the land?

Signed on November 14, 2021

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Nov 29, 2021

Yes, you can, however you need to read and review the listing agreement to see if there are any ramifications you might have if you terminate the listing agreement ahead of time. Also you need to read and review the listing agreement to see what, if anything, it says if you change you mind again... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: Is mediation considered a court case in any way, shape or form.

My P.I. lawyer is charging me 40%, because he states mediation is litigation and litigation is a court case. My contract clearly states 33%, if we have to go to court 40%.

I was rear ended and my life, past since, current and future has been drastically changed in all ways. Nowhere in the... Read more »

Wade Thomas Visconte
Wade Thomas Visconte answered on Nov 20, 2021

The Louisiana Bar Association has a program that you can choose to use if there is a fee dispute. There may he a provision in your contract that provides y'all will use that program if there is a fee dispute.

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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 »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
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 Consumer Law, Contracts, Real Estate Law and Construction Law for Louisiana on
Q: A signed a contingency contract with 2 different contractors to do repairs after hurricane IDA . Will both be binding?

Does the first signed contract negate the second. Are will I be held to both ? What are my rights to cancel in Louisiana ?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Oct 6, 2021

More information to properly answer this question is needed and most likely a proper answer can only be provided if one were to review both contracts. If this the situation where the same parties wrote up 1 contract and then agreed to write up a 2nd contract? Or is the property owner party to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Louisiana on
Q: My husband and I purchased a vehicle with him as co-signer. Can I trade in the vehicle?
Jacob Rennick
Jacob Rennick answered on Sep 24, 2021

Yes, whoever you do the trade-in with will likely require both you and your husband's signatures.

3 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: Is it criminal or civil? I have a friend who is accusing me of not giving him a refund of 800 dollars for some shrimp.

I DONT own a business but I do know of people in the seafood industry and at time I am able to get great deals. I had a friend who wanted shrimp but he changed the order at the last minute and I had to cancel it. I gave him his 850 dollars cash back but now he is saying I didn't pa him back. I... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Aug 25, 2021

It can be both. If your supposed friend contacts law enforcement and makes some sort of allegation that you committed a crime against him----theft of money is a crime---and the law enforcement officer issues you a summons or arrests you, then you are in the arena of a criminal matter, which must... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Civil Litigation and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: What can someone2 do?

If someone1 sold their property to someone2 , and someone1 went to the judge and said that someone2 had stole property ??

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 26, 2021

Get a criminal attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Louisiana on
Q: if my apartment complex was bought by someone else and has new management and my lease is up and I been paying myrent

can she kick me out or eventually me

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Apr 21, 2021

What does your written lease say? Does it say that at the end of the term of the lease you go to month to month or does it renew for the length of the original term--anyway, your lease should tell you what the new management can do in regards to requesting you to move out. Also, the lease should... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Louisiana on
Q: Can a lawyer charge an additional 25% for collecting fees owed to myself after winning a case?

I already signed a contract of 33%

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Apr 9, 2021

Generally, no, however, I suspect that there may be additional facts in this matter which allows him. Presumably you signed a contact with him for a 33% fee----but the contract should explain the nature and scope of his services. It is possible that it is only through judgment and that the... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Animal / Dog Law for Louisiana on
Q: Okay so I live in Louisiana being sued by a client in Alabama.

The puppy was vet checked and had a clear bill of health before leaving my home. My contract states they have 72 hours max to get the puppy in with a vet for a wellness checkup and send me proof that this had been done. If this isn't done my health guarantee is voided. The client didn't... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Apr 2, 2021

Hire a contract attorney.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can I legally change my name to another name other than my spouse's last name when I get married
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Mar 26, 2021

When you get married you can: 1) keep your name, 2) hyphenate or 3) take your spouse's name. If you want to change your name to a fourth choice, you will need to hire an attorney to file a petition.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Contracts, Copyright and Business Law for Louisiana on
Q: I need advice about a premium domain I purchased
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Dec 27, 2020

Contact with an attorney to understand your rights and risks.

In general a domain does not assure any trademark rights.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: If I have the paperwork on the vehicle and it’s my name on the contract how can I be charged with Moyer vehicle theft?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 27, 2020

If your name is on the title and registration, that is a defense. Hire a criminal attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Construction Law and Contracts for Louisiana on
Q: My husband signed a roof contract and is now unemployed due to Covid-19.

The company would not provide a quote and contacted the insurance company directly to receive our information about our claim. I did not sign the contract and do not agree to the terms. They will charge $3500 to cancel the contract. He is unemployed due to Covid and is now unable to fulfill this... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 30, 2020

If you and your husband did not sign the contract, then it's not your problem. You don't explain how the insurance company is involved.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can you be charged with Unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling if your name is on the lease?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Aug 2, 2020

YoubcN be charged and if the other person has a protective order, you will be prosecuted. However being on the lease, with no protective order is a defense.

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