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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I was wrote a ticket for general speeding law and improper lane and now I have a court date and it's been changed to DUS

Can they change it like that and then they have the wrong officer for writing the ticket,thos is Louisiana ticket

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

Contact a traffic court attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: Is a domiciliary parent required? Also, if awarded domiciliary, can the parent move out of state?
Stephen Rue
Stephen Rue answered on Jul 1, 2020

Primary domicillary patent is not required but preferred not does not eliminate the requirement of complying with the state and federal relaxation laws

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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Louisiana on
Q: My dog was on her leash/rope my dog scratched a child that came in her area. Am I at fault?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 30, 2020

Unfortunately yes. Pet owners are absolutely liable for the injuries caused by their pets.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: If I recently got a red light ticket, will it be shown on my insurance/driving record/lisence?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 30, 2020

Yes unless you get it expunged every moving violation will raise your car insurance premium for 5 years.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Louisiana on
Q: I have filed a preliminary default with the court what is the next step to have my divorce finalized?

what is the next piece of paperwork that need to be filed to the court?

Stephen Rue
Stephen Rue answered on Jun 30, 2020

Make sure you have original service, wait three days and file for Confirmed Default Judgement

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Louisiana on
Q: I have been in a wreck last week and the airbags did not deploy. The vehicle has been deemed totaled. Is that a lawsuit?

I hydroplaned off the road and hit a concrete culvert at 45-50 mph. Single car crash, no other person was involved.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 29, 2020

I'm sorry your post remains open for five weeks. At this point, you could contact a Louisiana attorney to see if they would offer a free initial consult to look into the matter. If this is something that might have fallen through the cracks with air bag recalls in recent years, if nothing... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: Does Louisiana recognize guardianship or would I have to file for custody? Is going through DCFS the only way to...cont

Get Guardianship. I have been taking care of my siblings financially since I was 17 now I’m about to be deployed and I want to continue to take care of them financially By having the military send the money out of my pay but they said I need papers to show guardianship. I’m not trying to get... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 28, 2020

You need to talk to a custody lawyer so your siblings don't go to foster care.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Social Security for Louisiana on
Q: My husband states that he will not have to pay temporary spousal support because he gets Social Security Disability

It cant be taken out by law even though he has supported me for the last 10 years...Im applying for disability. Is this true

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 28, 2020

It can't be garnished but he can be ordered to pay you.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Can i drive a newly purchased vehicle with insurance, but without regurgitating it and not get a ticket?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 28, 2020

Regurgitating it? I dont think you are the car. I think you meant re-registering it. The old owner will notify DMV they don't own the car. Then it will not be registered and you can get a ticket for that.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: As a witness would a recorded over the phone deposition be void if never sworn in and only talked to lawyer
Stephen Rue
Stephen Rue answered on Jun 28, 2020

The question s too vague to be answered to your satisfaction. Do you have a lawyer, if so talk to your lawyer. If not call a lawyer with more information.

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2 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Louisiana on
Q: My grandson lives with me without paying rent. How do I remove him?

He has started stealing from me, emotionally abusing me, and often I fear for my safety. How do I remove him from the house?

Stephen Rue
Stephen Rue answered on Jun 27, 2020

If he is an adult evict him. If you can prove that he has stolen from you call the police

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: The state is still taking money for child support arrears that are already paid in full. They currently owe us $982.48.

We've called twice but basically get the run around. How do we tend to this because we need our money they owe us and we need them to stop taking payments from us.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 26, 2020

Hire a child support lawyer to terminate the garnishment.

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: My husband was arrested for drug charges which were no billed but while in Parish an old domestic battery charge came up

Am i required to show up for court for the charges to go thru? I was never told to and Im trying to run from hm and get away safely

Stephen Rue
Stephen Rue answered on Jun 26, 2020

Call and talk to the DA’s office.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: Can I legally get and keep my daughter if mother allows me to see her?

There is no custody agreement. I haven’t seen my daughter in over a year but if I can convince my ex wife to let me get my daughter for a few hours what can my ex wife do legally if I don’t bring our daughter back to her?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 26, 2020

She can't do anything to you. You should file for custody while you have her.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Louisiana on
Q: I’m on my 6month extension for 1st defense DUI. Because if COVID19 the extension expired without fines completely paid.

Can the judge extend a second time?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 26, 2020

You can ask for more time to pay.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: Why would someone go through support enforcement if they are already receiving child support?
Stephen Rue
Stephen Rue answered on Jun 25, 2020

Use state of Louisiana without costing you anything. Lawyers in regular civil court with personal attention.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: If someone is receiving court ordered child support can they still go through the state for support enforcement?

Also the child is covered under medical insurance as stated by the court.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 25, 2020

Yes contact support enforcement in the district attorneys office.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: I was written multiple tickets and was told I would be notified by mail. That was 4 months ago. I recieved nothing.
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 25, 2020

Call the Clerks Office and the Sheriff.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: My daughter is 16 and has decided to move out of state to live with her father.

She went to visit a friend for a week but wanted to go see her father, which she hasn't seen in a year and a half due to him disowning her and among other things. She went through counseling for months cause of it last year. Well sue went they talked and everything seems ok so she decided to... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 25, 2020

Hire a custody lawyer and file for custody and child support here

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: How do I set regulated visitation?

My boyfriend and I have a two year old son together. We recently moved from mississippI to louisiana and we split up so he moved back to mississippi. His whole family has covid-19 however he wants to come to take my son to live with them. I need legal advice asap on what to do.

Stephen Rue
Stephen Rue answered on Jun 24, 2020

Have a lawyer file for an Ex Parte Emergency Custody Order and Injunction

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