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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Louisiana on
Q: Is there any and where do I look for case law to get a better idea of my chances of avoiding the felony/sentence

I was a passenger in a car I was helping transport back to Texas that I was legally borrowing to do repairs to. The driver (I just met) was hired by vehicle owner to help me make the trip, and unbeknownst to me in possession of meth and a R/X pill/s (of which we were both charged because it was... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 11, 2020

You need to hire a criminal attorney to develop a defense. Do NOT give anyone a statement.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: If my appted atty request Discovery and the prosecution doesn't include evidence that it holds, is it admissable later?

Prosecution possessed but didn't include lab results in the Motion of Discovery. Prosecution also requested 3 different pretrial dates claiming to be waiting on lab results. When the defendant was presented labs, they were dated and received by the prosecution before a motion of discovery... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 6, 2020

It may be ineffective assistance. Consult with an appellate attorney quickly.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Education Law for Louisiana on
Q: Do teachers have to catheterize a student if they are not comfortable or scared to do so?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 14, 2020

An Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter nationwide, if a teacher or teacher's aide has been trained in the procedure and parental permission in on file, they could be required - but a Louisiana employment attorney could offer... Read more »

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 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 Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Louisiana on
Q: Illegal search (I messed up on my first question)

The cops were called to my home because of an argument between my spouse. They were beating on the door and screaming for us to come out. My spouse opened the door and had their tasers pointed at my spouse. So he took a step back because he got nervous. They yanked him out of our home onto the... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 3, 2020

Ah, now you have a bad search. Hire a criminal defense attorney

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: Is this illegal search?

My spouse and I had gotten into an argument, the cops were called to our home. When they got to our house they heard us yelling back and forth. When my husband opened the door they had tasers pointed at him so he did take a step back because he was scared. They jerked him out of the house house and... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 3, 2020

If no one was arrested, what are you going to do? Sue for emotional distress? Good luck.. was it legal? No.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: I was arrested for 2 counts of distribution of 1 gram of meth. First time offender. What do the new laws state.

I am a first time offender. Wasn't even busted by the cops. It was a snitch. My bond was 60,000.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 17, 2019

Can't tell what you are asking. You need to hire a criminal attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Louisiana on
Q: Is carrying an unloaded firearm in a backpack considered concealed carry or transportation of a firearm in Louisiana?

*With the ammunition in a separate compartment*

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 11, 2019

It is concealed carry.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: How can I get review of newly discovered evidence that shows I was sentenced based on false
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 27, 2019

A criminal attorney can file for post conviction relief.

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 Criminal Law, Products Liability, Real Estate Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: Is entering a garage attached to a dwelling considered trespassing?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 3, 2019

Yes because the garage is on someone else's property.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support, Civil Rights, Communications Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: What is the social security number use for and can it be use by anyone else for there's benefit?

Make a contract and make me fulfill is this law

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 14, 2019

This is not a library. You can research these issues by googling

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: What can I do if my DCFS worker and my civil rights violated as a parent and crossing state but not with father.

My Dcfs case required for me to finish substance abuse treatment which I am currently enrolled and attending.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 2, 2019

Can't decipher your question. When you finish rehab, call a juvenile court attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Constitutional Law and Military Law for Louisiana on
Q: I have served in the Combat Zone in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. I have submitted numerous of documents supporting .

I have submitted hazardous duty tax documents.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Apr 19, 2019

Can't tell what your question is.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: I was arrested for illegal carrying of a weapon. Could this be considered protection in a volatile situation?

I was helping a friend move it of her ex’s house. He and his parents were there and all three were larger individuals. It was just she and I if they decided to get physical. My shirt was tucked behind my holster but when the police officers arrived and I put my hands up it became untucked and... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 21, 2019

Hire a criminal attorney and the next time you move a friend out of a home with a volatile partner, just call the Sheriff's Office.

Q: Can we get my son out he was charged with sexual but no evidence was given
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 11, 2018

Your son needs a criminal attorney who has a lot more details of the case.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: In Louisiana if you're arrested and you've been frisked in three separate occasions and had nothing on your person but

they bring your personal items into the jail

15 minutes later and find 2gms of marijuana in your bag. Can I be charged with contraband even though I didn't introduce it into the facility?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Aug 3, 2018

Yes and that is a common occurrance. Hire a criminal attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: Does 120 or 180 days start at time of incarceration or when the motion is filed for speedy trial?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 20, 2018

120 days. Call your criminal attorney. It is not a simple rule to apply. There are several variables.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: I was charged with illegal discharge of a firearm within the city limits but there's no proof.

My house was searched and one of my firearm seized because law enforcement said it smelled like gunpowder. I was arrested. And then release on the $30 Bond. How can this hold up if there's no proof of me discharging a firearm. Which I did not do anyway.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 18, 2018

Were your hands swabbed for gunpowder residue?

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