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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Consumer Law for Louisiana on
Q: How do I join this class action lawsuit?

The Google incognito mode lawsuit?

Adam Savett
Adam Savett answered on Jun 8, 2020

This is a brand new case that was just filed last week.

There is no settlement, no judgement, nothing to claim at this point.

Class action cases take time, often 2-5 years from the time they are filed until they are resolved.

And there is no guarantee that the case will be...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: How would I go about filing charges against the police for having an invalid search warrant

The police broke down my door and searched my house for an individual a search warrant never was presented until 6 months later . The person they were looking for was already arrested in the back seat of the car before they ever broke down my door . An the search warrant clear states they are to... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 2, 2020

Contact a personal injury lawyer to file for false arrest and to file an internal affairs complaint.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: Do I have to leave my grandmother's property that I've lived on for 20+years since they turned off the electricity

I have alot of stuff and currently working on my truck so no way to move it right now

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 8, 2020

You don't provide enough information to answer the question. Call an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: What can I do about my friend being in jail for over a month and not being arraigned?

He was arrested on March 9th for Obstruction of Justice. His bond is $100,000. That's crazy!!!! Is there anything I can do????

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Apr 5, 2020

Hire a criminal lawyer for him before he contacts Covid 19.

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Appeals / Appellate Law, Car Accidents and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: Along w/ the new year came new a new job Opportunity. Last march I was hospitalized w/ a less than 1% chance

Therefore, I missed tons of work And fell behind financially. However, I had just about enough saved up to re insure my car (which is currently parked in my driveway). A friend of my bf throws his truck into reverse and SLAMS into my rt fender/rim! Hand enough to bend my strut and cause... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 17, 2020

A Louisiana attorney would be able to advise you best on this, but your post remains open for a week, and is probably causing continued financial problems for you at this point. You could see if a Louisiana accident attorney would offer you a free consult to review the file to see if there is... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Personal Injury, Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: I need help I am not able to drive or walk down la trace rd to my home how can this be legal

Nabors will not give me access to my property on la trace rd passed his house I need help

Douglas Lee Bryan
Douglas Lee Bryan answered on Feb 5, 2020

You should seek the help of an attorney who handles property matters to determine if you have a servitude (or right of passage) across your neighbor's property. If so, that attorney can help you enforce your rights. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: Is it An appropriate citation to receive when a vehicles fog or running light doesn’t work but the headlamp does?

I was pulled over for inoperable headlamp in Louisiana. At the time my headlamps were working and only the lower left running (fog) light was not working Upon inspection the officer stated he smelled weed in the vehicle and requested to search the vehicle which I hesitantly agreed to. The officer... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 31, 2020

Headlamps can be the pretext for a stop. Hire a criminal attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Education Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: outside agency counselor to see my son after an email stated to stop .

My son attends the school in our area. When asked verbally to stop services from an outside agency the school counselor stated she misunderstood. There was a conference call shortly after this incident stating again I did not want an outside counselor agency coming to the school to see my son. The... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 22, 2020

Put it in a fax to the agency, school board & outside agency to cease.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: How can I remove charges that have been dismissed from my record

I was falsely accused and charges were dismissed, How can I have them removed from my record, because it keeps me from getting a job.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 15, 2020

You can hire a criminal attorney to get it expunged.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Louisiana on
Q: I recently discovered my sister in law posted false accusations about my husband and I on a website.

After discovering, my husband and I contacted her through cell phone. I recorded the conversation and eventually she admitted to posting this. Does sheriffs office do anything about this or would I have to contact an attorney?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 4, 2020

Slander is not a criminal offense. However you should consult with an attorney to find out if the slander is actionable in civil court.

1 Answer | Asked in Mergers & Acquisitions, Traffic Tickets, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: What happens when the officer does not show up on the court date for resisting arrest ticket?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 1, 2020

The D.A will try to continue it at least once. The second time your criminal attorney can get it dismissed.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Louisiana on
Q: I'm trying to figure out how I was search in my own home and now have possession of marijuana, just my landlord was mad?

First that is an illegal search and seizure right?? And also my landlord harassed me just because he is ex task force.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 30, 2019

Hire a criminal attorney to provide more details about the search.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Divorce, Family Law and Land Use & Zoning for Louisiana on
Q: can i take possession of my house during a separation if the mortgage was in my name before marriage? Louisiana

i have 50/50 custody of children. It was also decreed that i have the right to fair market rental value in the separation orders. I have paid the mortgage for 6months of the separation and i would like to evict her to make her go find a new home. i would like to give her 60 days or 90 days to find... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 26, 2019

Mortgage is irrelevant. Your attorney needs to press for partition of community property to get her evicted.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: Can you be charged with the same aggravated flight from an officer charge in 2 separate parishes for one incident
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 26, 2019

If you fled from 2 different police departments or at two different times, yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: Hi, my fiancé was pulled over for a sticker on the back of his truck which says “#teamfuckit” which is our mudd riding

Group name. The cop then said that the sticker offends him and we need to remove it. Or every time he sees the sticker he will pull him over and give him a ticket. Is this sticker illegal?? Chalmette, Louisiana.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 13, 2019

Not illegal.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Louisiana on
Q: What can charge someone with who has been trying to ruin my reputation and constantly threatens me?

An exfriend has been going around my university telling people bad things about me and a friend and always tell people how she wants to fight...etc. A recent event just happened between us when people were telling us the lies she said about us. The girl had people literally hating us until they... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 10, 2019

Stay away from her and leave her alone. Print any evidence of her hate campaign and file a complaint with your university police

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: How long can a person sit in jail if bonded?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 1, 2019

Can take up to 8 hrs once the bond is posted.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: I'm in Lousiana, can I move out at the age of 17?

I'm 17, I don't want to live with my dad any longer, can I legally move out and live on my own if I tell him where I am going?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 25, 2019

No, you are a minor.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: If you have a PO on someone. Can they stand outside your window and video record you .
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 15, 2019

No. Call the police and show them your protective order.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Consumer Law, Family Law and Landlord - Tenant for Louisiana on
Q: Widow and 2 kids kicked out of a house by dead husband family w/o eviction notice !!! Legal or not in La ?

Not sure if Will was in play

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 15, 2019

A great deal more details needed. Consult with an attorney.

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