Louisiana Questions & Answers

Q: I was in an accident with a company truck. The driver of the truck gave the police a false insurance policy no.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 17, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
If the driver of the truck either didn't have insurance, or if his and/or his employer's insurance isn't sufficient, then the rental company's insurance may be responsible. A good personal injury attorney can help. Give me a call and I'll be happy to discuss this with you further.
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Q: can a bipolar mom lose custody of her child for "predictive neglect"? she is bipolar very mentally unstable.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 17, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Hire a custody attorney to file for emergency custody. You have the grounds to do so.
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Q: My girlfriend is being accused of dropping a small amount of drugs in a public place one of the employees called the

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 17, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
OMG yes she needs a criminal attorney
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Q: I am currently ticketed for improper display la RS 32:53a2 . I was driving a Honda Civic. Case closed ?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 17, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Consult with an attornery as to whether there was probable cause.
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Q: bankruptcy saysninth circuit cases .cases by type of lawsuit 2018 as18-10230

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 16, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
What is your question?
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Q: I was receiving social security death benefits from my moms passing when I was 15 till I was 19 and 2 months.

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 16, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
In addition to suing the one who forged your name, you can also press criminal charges against him/her for forgery. You should notify Social Security also and report the fraud. They may help you recover your benefits that were stolen.
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Q: or prove the benefits of change would outweigh harm done correct?No lawyer here can clearly define change.Dom violence?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 16, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
i'm not understanding your question here.....
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Q: According to Louisiana considered decree (Bergeron standard) what qualifies as a 'material change in circumstances'?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 16, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
You need to talk to a custody lawyer who can tel you if your circumstances qualify. It's like Justice Stevens said, you know it when you see it
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Q: I'd like to leave my business to my kids - what's the best way to do that?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 15, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
There are different ways that I can think of, and it would be difficult to say which is the best route for you without knowing more information. You should speak with an attorney that handles wills and estate planning.
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Q: I want to know if I can sue my ex's for alienation from my children. I'm in pain over this. They ignored court orders

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 15, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
Your remedy was to file to have your ex held in contempt when he failed to abide by the Court's orders. If found in contempt, he could be ordered to pay your attorney fees and court costs.
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Q: Given a dog who was malnourished. we've had for over 30days. they want her back now Do i have any right to keep her?

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 15, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Refuse. Tell her see you in court. Your vet bills are proof she was a gift. Tell former owner if they make a stink, then you will file a criminal complaint of animal cruelty.
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Q: How do you dissolve an involuntary trust in Louisiana?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 13, 2018
Christie Tournet's answer
A trust is dissolved or terminated in accord with the terms of the Trust. If it requires a transfer of real estate, then, usually a quitclaim deed is also done to update title.
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Q: Can I be charged with drugs if they was is someone else pocket because the cops said I was lying

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 13, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
You already posted a question and you already were charged. Hire a criminal attoeney immediately.
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Q: OK I got charge with possession with the intent to distribute legend drugs with out a prescription when I just got there

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 13, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
You need to hire a criminal attorney immediately
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Q: A guest slipped and fell from a ladder in my AirBnB, now she's sueing me. Any guidance welcome.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 12, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
Hopefully you have insurance that will cover this and provide you with a defense attorney. Examples are premises liability (homeowners), commercial liability, or general liability coverage policies. You should contact your insurance agent or insurance company as soon as possible and provide them with a copy of the lawsuit. If you don't have insurance, you should consult with an attorney that handles insurance defense matters.
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Q: I am in Houma Louisiana. My child is 17 and wants to change his name from his fathers. Does he need the fathers permissi

2 Answers | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Family Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 11, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Prior to his 18th birthday he needs his parents' permission. After his 18th birthday he does not.
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Q: How hard would it be for a non-parent to get custody of a child he or she has provided for the last 2yrs w/o the parent.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 10, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
If you are a family member, it's easier than if you are not. However, it is possible for even a non-relative to get custody. You need to hire a custody attorney.
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Q: Kids dad been on child support since 2012 after child support increase 3 days later dad applied for custody using drugs

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 10, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
If you have a judgment giving you domiciliary custody of the kids, you can have the local law enforcement help you recover the children. If there's no judgment, both of you have equal rights to the children, and there's likely nothing you can do but file for custody. You should consult with a family law as soon as possible. Give me a call and I'll be happy to discuss with you further.
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Q: Why immigration lawyer would sign up for a case knowing case will fail, case would not work. Is it malpractice or scam?

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 10, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
I am nor familiar with immigration law, so I cannot comment on whether the lawyer's reassurances were legitimate. However, I would suggest you get a second opinion from another attorney who does handle immigration matters. Also, you may want to consider filing a complaint with the Louisiana Office of Disciplinary Counsel should you feel that the lawyer charged you for services that he knew he couldn't deliver. Information on how to do this can be located at...
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Q: Im trying to get my delayed birth certificate but vital records needs documents i cant get. Can I get it court ordered?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 9, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
I can't quite tell what you are asking. I think you are asking for filiation. Hire a family law attorney.
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