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0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Internet Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: Is it a crime if someone configured my 9 year olds android tablet To multicast her.

I recently noticed my daughters tablet is multicasting and realized this when I installed a internet interface all onto it

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: A 17 year old hit me(i’m 16) and i didn’t hit back, what could happen to them? And they left marks on me.

they hit me 2 times because i was looking at her. so she swung at me and gave me bruises.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Family Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: I lived temporarily in New Orleans for 4 months with my minor child and her home state is NY, can I get case transferee?

I was served by her father who is a New Orleans domicile seeking joint custody and to establish paternity also he is not on the birth certificate. I moved my daughter her temporarily (4 months) and her home state is in New York (10 months). Can I have the case transferred or dismissed even though... Read more »

Douglas Lee Bryan
Douglas Lee Bryan
answered on Oct 10, 2022

You really need to speak with a Louisiana attorney who handles custody matters. There's a lot of additional information the lawyer would need to know to answer the question, such as where the child was born and when the petition was filed.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: My son been locked up on this charge violation of a protective order. Bond 25,000 what to do?

First time ever going through this situation. I need an Louisiana Lawyer

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Oct 6, 2022

Use the Find a Lawyer tab and search for either a criminal defense lawyer and/or possibly a family law lawyer (depending on the circumstances of the protective order) in the area where your son is located. Call a few lawyers and then hire the one with whom you are most comfortable. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: My 13 yr old jumped off someone's dock twice then noticed the no trespassing sign and stopped

The owners live out of state and didn't witness what happened at this public lake and are pressing charges. Can this really happen in Louisiana?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jun 13, 2022

Can your 13 year old be issued a citation for trespassing? Yes, this can happen, however, for his to be found "guilty" the prosecution will have to provide its case beyond a reasonable doubt. I would recommend that you hire (or at lease consult with) a criminal defense attorney (and one... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: My daughter was arrested for a the vape at school I need help what should I do
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on May 23, 2022

You should contact a few criminal defense attorneys in your area and consult with them----- you do not mention the age of your daughter but one of the things you want to do is ask about their experience in handling matters in Juvenile Court as well as the possibility of this matter ending up in... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Juvenile Law and Municipal Law for Louisiana on
Q: My husband was charged with kidnapping me and possession of fire arm by a felon the charges where dismissed can they

Still violate his parole if he has already beat the charges

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 16, 2022

Can't violate him if charge dismissed.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Civil Rights, Education Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: The teacher calls my son stupid cos.he doesn't speak English
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 11, 2022

Make an appointment with the Principal

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: If you go to arranment and plead not guilty can the judge tell you to instead talk to the da instead

My 18 yr old son& a friend were in a 1car wreck hit a culvert. The police came to seen both boys where out of car. Driver failed breathalyzer was placed under arrest. Then they turn to my son& give him 2 tickets one for no seatbeltthen then minor in position of alcohol catch is there was... Read more »

Richard W. Noel
Richard W. Noel
answered on Mar 8, 2022

it's pressure from the prosecutor to settle the case early. Yes, it's legal. But not fair. Unfortunately your son needed to speak with an attorney who could review all of the facts available and help mount a good defense. Simply pleading NOT GUILTY and telling the DA you'd consider... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can custody and child support be heard in two different parish courts? when there's a court order of domicile parent.

In September 2019, I was rewarded domicile parent in 19th JDC. My child mother was rewarded of visitation every other weekend. on same day of render judgement, the excise on the judgement began. My child mother kidnapped my child and never return the minor child. when she had illegal custody of... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Mar 2, 2022

Your attorney can file for child support in your custody case in 19th JDC and can file an exception in 24th JDC to child support since you are domiciliary parent.

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: can a 16 year old date someone that is 18 and can they do anything sexual or would i have have to be 17

i will be 5 months away from turning 17

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Feb 28, 2022

You need to:

1) wait 5 months,

2) get a guardasil shot,

3) get on birth control.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Louisiana on
Q: I have a friend (15yr female) who has been sexually abused and recently choked by a peer (18yr male). What can I do?

I(18yr, British) have found out that a friend of two years (15yr, New Orleans) has been assaulted multiple times by a male peer, first by non-consensual kissing and groping, and more recently through choking, my friend is young and mentally ill (ADHD and a pre-existing ward visit). I've been... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Feb 19, 2022

Contact law enforcement, her guardian and her school.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: If the defendant is charged with felony carnal knowledge but has no prior criminal charges, will he/she be shown liency?

The defendant is 22 with a 16 year old. The defendant was charged with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. The defendant has no prior criminal charges. The sexual contact was oral only.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jan 26, 2022

The defendant needs to hire a criminal lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: My 17 year old daughter has now decided to move out without my consent (left while I was at work) and I do not know

Where she is living except for with a friend from school. I’ve talked to her a few times so I know she is ok but nothing else. What are my options and who should I contact? I do not want to get into any trouble and shes already missed 4 Unexcused days.

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

Call the school principal or counselor and report her as a run away.

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: Our grand daughter is 14 will be 15 next month the boy is 15 gonna be 16 in nov , he just got kicked out of school,

Our granddaughter wants to keep the baby can we force the to give up for adoption since neither cannot afford the baby! Can we talk to a judge about forced abortion? The boys mother leaves him home alone at night while she works, dad not involved and has another daughter she doesn’t raise either!... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Sep 28, 2021

Neither of these children are fit to raise a child. However you can neither put their eventual baby up for adoption or impose an abortion on a minor without consent of that minor.

IF however your granddaughter wises..up in the future, THEN the child can be placed for adoption later or...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: Innocent juvenile son detained today after questioned and released days earlier; guilty person previously confused

He has no knowledge about innocent or seen innocent

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Sep 13, 2021

Hire a juvenile court criminal defense lawyer

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: Could a minor elope?

Legally, if my research has been correct, one can get engaged at any age. However, I am getting mixed answers when it comes to marraige itself. Could someone between the ages of 16 and eighteen get married without parental consent (if one of the individuals parents both consent)?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Aug 5, 2021

16 & 17 year olds need parental consent to marry.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Civil Rights and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: What would happen if i moved out at 17 in Louisiana?

Note, all of this I want to do without them forcing me to come home. I am asking if i could do these things without them bringing me home.

I am currently 15, and my birthday is a few months away. My parents are emotionally abusive and have been for years, and they don't even treat me... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Aug 5, 2021

You can't move out without parental consent until you are 18.

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: At 18, can I legally move out of both my parents' homes despite still attending school?

I would be moving in with my girlfriend and her parents (with their consent). I wanted to know if my parents would still have any legal authority over me.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jul 14, 2021

At 18 you can live where ever you like.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can I go anywhere at the age of 17 without parents permission and as long as I come back home, is it okay?

Say I want to go to a friends house, or a party and I have no permission but I’m 17 and I’m coming back home the same day Would I get in legal trouble…?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jun 25, 2021

You are a minor for another year and you can end up as a delinquent or your over 18 friends can be arrested for harboring you.

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