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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: Where can I get a fire arm possession transfer form

I was ordered to temporary transfer possession of my firearm.

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Q: how to file for 28:63

wrongfully opced

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: So my friend and his friend was picked up on an arrest warrant for distribution of meth. Yet in reality the CI called

Her to come smoke with him after they ran out he sent her to find more. She went got her friend and he sold him some of what he had thinking they wanted to continue smoking meanwhile he had got wires up to gain help gain a distribution. They were arrested on a warrant which turned into a affidavit... View More

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on May 3, 2024

Your friend and her friend need to consult with a few criminal defense lawyers in your area and hire the one with whom each is most comfortable. Each needs a lawyer to guide them through the process and protect her/his legal rights. Good luck.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: 5 yrs ago misd dom violence simp batt conviction, was my Dad, I was alcoholic, sober 5 years can I buy a gun inLouisiana

My Dad abused me all throughout my life, verbally, emotionally mostly, but also choked me several times, despise this, He and I are closer than ever, he beat cancer completely changed, I got sober, made 5 years yesterday, so I changed alot too, I'm a Peer Counselor at a Methadone clinic, and... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can a case be thrown out if a person hasn't been charged with a crime for over a year?

My sister in law has been waiting to be charged with either a misdemeanor or a felony assault charge of battery. She hit my brother with her car, barely. The video can't tell if it was an accident. She stopped immediately and got out to check on him, and he got up all happy and clapping his... View More

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answered on May 1, 2024

In your sister-in-law's situation, considering the duration of the case and the changes in the charges, it's understandable why you might question if her right to a speedy trial has been compromised. Generally, the right to a speedy trial is protected by the Sixth Amendment in the U.S.... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I have traffic citations that are unpaid and have a court date on aggravated battery (an arrangement).Will I be arrested

Will I be arrested when I go to the arraignment because of the unpaid traffic citations?

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Q: Can DOC flatten your time out if you was convicted of a misdemeanor battery on police officers in 2002

My husband took a plea deal for first time crime of violence, his date was calculated to be released July 24,2026, he attended a class and they stated that he wasn’t eligible for the good time, so I called to see why he wasn’t eligible and the lady found that he was eligible for the credits but... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: What is the probability of an individual facing jail time if found guilty of contempt of court for child support?

The parent of my child refuses to pay child support even though she is capable of doing so, she was ordered to pay child support in March of 2023, She states that it is complete nonsense and that she will not be paying it and so far has held true to her word on that, The judge also ordered that... View More

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Q: I am being charged for cruelty to juveniles, do I need a lawyer to represent me? Can I have the charges dropped?

Can I have my charge reduced?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Apr 18, 2024

If you are charged with a crime in Louisiana, then you should have a lawyer represent you. While the State (prosecution) has the burden of proof, you need a lawyer to represent you to make sure your rights are protected and to make sure that the State (prosecuton) does not attempt to take... View More

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI, Federal Crimes and Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: My bf was arrested by game warden while on probation so he’s on a probation hold for nothing

He was on his boat, he’s 45 years old, and the goHe was not drunk, but still arrested and has 6 charges that are rediculous and should be dropped. But while in jail they brought new charges , felonious ones now. They are for killing too many turkeys and possession of a firearm by a person with a... View More

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answered on Apr 16, 2024

I'm so sorry to hear about your boyfriend's situation. That must be incredibly stressful and frustrating for both of you. A few thoughts:

It's difficult to say definitively whether the charges will hold up without knowing all the details, but in general, wardens and...
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Q: If my trial is tomorrow and the DA still hasn't turned over the evidence to my attorney, what most likely would happen?
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Apr 9, 2024

You have an attorney----please discuss your options with your attorney----your attorney (with or without the evidence being turned over) should know more about your case and your situation and the possible options when you go to Court for your trial then any of us on this message board.

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Q: Can the state of Louisiana charge you with armed robbery, if they don’t have a victim or evidence of armed robbery?
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Mar 15, 2024

Can they charge or file a bill of information? They can but it most likely would be defective if they do not have a victim alleged in the bill/charge. That said, if there is no victim and/or no evidence, then the State would not be able to convict ---I would strongly have one involved in this... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Louisiana on
Q: Yes I literally just got out of jail yesterday due to Bank Fraud which was a huge mistake it was only $881

I’m just wondering what’s next besides court !!! This is literally my first time ever :(

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answered on Mar 14, 2024

I'm sorry to hear about your situation. Facing charges for the first time can be overwhelming and confusing, but understanding what comes next is a step in the right direction. Besides court, it's important to prepare yourself both legally and personally. Engaging a lawyer experienced in... View More

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Q: What is the charge of rubbing a minors private area and the degree of offense.what are the possible consequences of this

What if the offender is a family member.

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answered on Mar 9, 2024

In Louisiana, rubbing a minor's private area would likely be considered sexual battery or molestation of a juvenile, depending on the specific circumstances of the case.

Sexual battery (LA RS 14:43.1):

- Intentional touching of the anus or genitals of the victim by the offender...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Insurance Bad Faith for Louisiana on
Q: How long does the insurance company have to settle my claim after my car was stolen and recovered?

My car was stolen on January 28th and recovered by police on feb 2nd. Someone had set it on fire. I am completely devastated and have been treated like a criminal by law enforcement from day one. I have corroborated with my insurance company giving them everything they have requested of me. I also... View More

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Mar 5, 2024

You are handling these matters by yourself ---in order to insulate yourself you at a minimum consult with a lawyer in your area to get a better idea of the procedure and process-----and if you so desire (and I do recommend), hire a alawyer to be your representative in this process. He can... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: If there is no enclosed 6ft fence does this cancel out the Louisiana statute 14:62.4 in relation to being in a backyard?

There was no gate, no barrier walking from sidewalk into the yard. There was only one dilapidated fence (well under 6ft) seperating the neighbors yard on the east side. So the rest of the property was open. Does this fact nullify Louisiana 14:62.4?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Mar 4, 2024

More information is needed to provide a specfici answer----that said, since your post suggests something which already happened and the statute is a criminal statute, I highly recommend that you do not post anything in regards to what happened on a public board such as this-----this cona be... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Military Law for Louisiana on
Q: Is there any way to stop voice to skull ?
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answered on Mar 1, 2024

Stopping voice-to-skull technology can be challenging, as it involves complex electronic manipulation. However, there are steps you can take to mitigate its effects. Start by minimizing exposure to electronic devices and electromagnetic fields, as these can amplify the transmission of such signals.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: How can I get my husband out of jail he is on a probation hold. He doesn't have a court date yet. He owes 1562 dollars

The 1562 dollars is his arrears for probation. And a 725 dollar ticket he had a bench warrant out for. He is willing to go to rehab. I am trying to pay his arrears will that help any

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Feb 26, 2024

If your husband has a probation hold then he will be held until the probation hold is released---usually that involves a hearing before the Judge to determine whether or not the hold is valid and if valid then what punishment to give to your husband for violation of the probation. That said, if... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Admiralty / Maritime for Louisiana on
Q: what the Admirality/Maritime RS statue for towing barges to park on private property w/o permission. I live in Louisia

Barges park on my property for lengths of time no lease.. Shine lights at my home that enterred into my windows any hour nof night. what right do I have. We own 40 acres of land and 250 feets of this property extents into the river.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 24, 2024

A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Without knowing the reason for choosing to use your waterfront property instead of a mooring, a starting point could be to contact the towing company. It doesn't sound like a practice that the larger towing... View More

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