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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, Federal Crimes and Probate for Louisiana on
Q: What does it mean ratifaction on unsupervised probation

I'm on a 1yr. Unsupervised probation and a fines of 525$ and it can be ratifaction r ratified

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 9, 2019

Do you mean revoked, not ratified?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I have newly discovered evidence that shows I was sentenced based on false information in violation of due process

Can I have this claim reviewed in post conviction proceedings under La.c.cr.p.art.930.3

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 6, 2019

Yes. Hire a criminal appeals attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Would spraying someone with an air gun be considered simple assault?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 5, 2019

If no injury was caused, no because no offensive touching.

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.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I plan to plea guilty to 1ct marijuana possession 1ct paraphernalia. Can I make a case for myself if pleaing guilty?

I have PTSD and there are clinical studies on marijuana's efficacy for treatment. I have since stopped all use of marijuana. I am genuinely remorseful and have changed my life since my arrest. I am wondering if it is wise to plea guilty and if I will be allowed to make a case for lesser sentencing... Read more »

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

A prescription for medicinal marijuana is legal in Louisiana. Go get one.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I was arrested for theft under $20 did a drug screen can they order u to sign up for a substance center
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 29, 2019

They can order a substance abuse evaluation.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: If your arrested for theft under $20 can they do a drug screne on u an charge u with that
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 28, 2019

Yiu can't get charged with possession on a drug "screen". But if you are on probation you can be violated for a "screen".

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I plead guilty to RS 14:62.3, 25 years ago. Am I barred from purchasing a firearm in the state of Louisiana?

I have had zero incidents since then.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 28, 2019

You can seek restoration of your gun rights after 10 years.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: If someone is already on felony probation and catch another felony charge what can happen?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 26, 2019

Worst case scenario: Violated on the 1st charge &2d sentence to run consecutive. Best case scenario: Tech violation and 2d sentence to run concurrent.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Construction Law for Louisiana on
Q: I did some work for a homeowner and now he doesn't want to pay the bill
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 26, 2019

Go to the mortgage and conveyance office of your parish and file the bill as a mechanic's lien against his home. You can also file suit in small claims court.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: I'm a victim of domestic violence, but he knows I won't call the police because I have warrants

I really want him out my house but I'm scared might hurt me bad if I call the police

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 25, 2019

This is not a legal question

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: My son got charged with possession of marijuana on school property. Can you please tell me what charges we looking at.

His bond is $5000.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 24, 2019

Hire a criminal attorney. Has he been expelled?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Collections for Louisiana on
Q: Someone put a fake check into my account. have a photo copy. it’s clearly not my signature. What’s next??
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 24, 2019

Go to the bank and report it immediately because someone has your account information.

2 Answers | Asked in Municipal Law and Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: a municipal law deputy,says I am breaking law bc I am harassing my exgf,but he never saw her texts is this legal?

My ex asked me what else I needed to know to move forward and when I answered she said I was harassing her and would file. Municipalities police (not in my jurisdiction calls and says he is unbiased and never even saw the messages but that I need to cease or face penalty of law. I then asks his... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 23, 2019

How do you know it is a real call? Did you ever call him back?

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I work at a prison where the proposed individual on trial was under my supervision as a shift lieutenant...excuse?

Will this exclude me from grand jury duty?

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 20, 2019

jury or grand jury?

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Louisiana on
Q: I was arrested on my first dui while on probation should I tell my officer or should I wait to see if they find it
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 19, 2019

You already asked this question. Read the answer.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I’m on misdemeanor probation in one parish and I got arrested in another parish. Should I call and tell them?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 19, 2019

Don't call anyone except your criminal attorney from the 1st offense.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: How much is it to get a court date reset at Alexandria City Court and I need to get them how much would that be
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 15, 2019

Call the Clerk of Court for Alexandria City Court to get an answer.

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