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Q: If officers probable cause was, he smelled weed. But didn’t find any but something else. Can I suppress what was found?

Or should I just challenge the jurisdiction?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 25, 2022

You should hire a criminal lawyer.

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Q: In search of a lawyer, that can help get this case dismiseed
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 25, 2022

You do not provide enough information but I suggest that you use the Justia FInd a Lawyer tab and search for lawyers in the geographical area where the case is pending and in the subject matter. Good luck.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: For the last 15 years I been harassed by law inforcement and the community with no help its been hard to get evidenc

Because they allow the community tape and record as I was in the process of doing the same thing the have a website on me that is missing my life up. For the last 15 years every home and phone I had has been tapped

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Q: My cousin is married to somebody who is incarcerated but is wanting to work at the local jail. Is that illegal?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 21, 2022

Its not illegal but the Sheriff gets to make the work assignment

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Q: Does a person have to directly tell anther person either verbally or in writing or by 3rd person that they DO NOT want

to be contacted by internet, telephone, 3rd party, etc by that person anymore and make the alleged abuser clearly aware that they DO NOT want to be contacted by that person at all anymore and if that person DOES NOT comply with that persons request and CONTINUES to contact that person AFTER being... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 20, 2022

Your question is convoluted. But if told to cease and desist, continued contact is harassment.

0 Answers | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: In Louisiana, how long can an inmate be held in one parish for another parish on a warrant, legally?

The inmate is not technically serving time where he is at—he is being held at one parish until another parish is able to go and get him. How long in Louisiana does the other parish have before they legally have to let him go?

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Q: Can a prosecutor in your criminal case be good friends with your accuser and tell your family that?

She told them that she hopes he does die in jail that she wants to give him 25 years and send him to hunts.. The accuser is her good friends.

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Q: If I'm on probation for indecent behavior with a juv. And have 4 yrs left to serve of parole for the conviction

I also caught a heroine charge so if I plead guilty on the heroine charge and accept to yr plea agreement do I have to do the 4 yes on parole also and if so how much time would I serve total with good time if able to recieve good time plus this conviction would make me a 4th offender

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 18, 2022

on Parole, new charge, and criminal history of multiple felonies-----while this forum can guess for you, the best thing for you to do is to hire an attorney to work in mitigating your exposure to a lengthy period of incarceration.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: If I'm on probation for indecent behavior with a juv. And have 4 yrs left to serve of parole for the conviction

I also caught a heroine charge so if I plead guilty on the heroine charge and accept to yr plea agreement do I have to do the 4 yes on parole also and if so how much time would I serve total with good time if able to recieve good time plus this conviction would make me a 4th offender

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Social Security for Louisiana on
Q: Lawyers help people? Why lawyers don’t give me an answer about being used by law, as defamation law? Can you answer?

I want an answer not a rejection.

Defamation law, is a law that is protecting me from getting justice as a plaintiff and I want to at least know why and how? That is correct the wrong protection, is defamation.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: The mother of my husband's other 2 children admitted to setting him up so that she could press domestic battery charges.

She admitted to setting him up so she could press the charges on him out of revenge for us being together. He was charged with domestic abuse by strangulation and child endangerment. A restraining order was issued on him. She has been harrasing him since the day he got out of jail. 200-300 messages... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 14, 2022

Your husband have an attorney? If not, he should immediately retain an attorney on the criminal matter, as well as potentially look at revising whatever current order exists re: his other 2 children,.

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Q: Please let me know what my mom should do about getting her truck I got seized back. We just got notice on 6 th she has

2014 Toyota to camo seized found 28 grams of meth. It was my daughter using my truck to move now I have no transportation

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 13, 2022

You need a criminal attorney to file for wrongful forfeiture.

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Q: Is simple burglary a violent crime

Simple burglary of a storage facility

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 8, 2022

No

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Q: probation in louisiana for 5 years, did 3 1/2 of those years successfully but then left the state. arrested for vop

my husband was arrested here in Florida for a vop warrant out of louisiana. his probation would have ended in 2020 , now he is waiting to see if louisiana is going to extradite him. if violated will he have to back up his original sentence of 5 years or will he get credit for the 3 1/2 years he did... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 6, 2022

He will get extradicted...eventually. It is up to probation dept and the judge as to whether he has to back up full sentence. When he gets to Louisiana, hire a criminal attorney. In the mean time, put together documentation about why he had to leave the state.

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Q: My wife and brother in law received a ticket for possession of CDS in presence of minor 1st offense what should be done

The court date is 1st of February. said was in vehicle while 3 kids in vehicle. The CDS was Marijuna. It is Midemeanor court.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 6, 2022

Hire a criminal attorney for them with juvenile court experience.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Real Estate Law and Lemon Law for Louisiana on
Q: My wife and I bought a 5th wheel camper from someone who got it on a 'Good Faith' for work he did cause the guy could

Pay him for the work. The lady we bought it from told us to go to a A1 title company to get a title from someone she already had set up for us to go to but she asked us to wait a year before doing so reasons why she kept changing the subject and the day we bought she had told us what was wrong... Read more »

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Q: How long does it take to get charges dropped, after getting bailed out, if you have not got your first court date?

someone i know got arrested and they still haven't went to court for those charges or got any paperwork on a court date.

will their charges get dropped and how long till they do?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 4, 2022

You do not indicate the date of arrest and the charge arrested. When you made bail, you were most likely advised and signed something that you would go to court upon notice. Depending on how much time has passed, the system just may not have gotten to you. I would check with the Court and your... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: I am full POA over my 86 year old father I had cousin come in take over forbid me to see or talk to him now for 6 weeks

A crooked lawyer and my stepsisters are scamming him into selling land that he paid a lawyer $5000 in July to revoke the sale I need help right away before they illegally sale the land and I need to know what the $5000 paid to the attorney to revoke the sale did with the money ? I have two law... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 29, 2021

Hire a family law attorney immediately to avoid being fined.

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