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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: can i get out of state officials if my children's grandparents (fathers side, grandfather) is very well known across LA

His parents are suing me for custody. I had a drug problem. I no longer do, but he Has been a state trooper (just recently retired) for I believe about 40 years. He knows every judge, DA, everyone, all across the state. What are my options?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 16, 2022

If you and the children live in Louisiana, then the case stays in Louisiana. Hire a custody lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can my small dog run free in my yard not vicious or will bite outside city limits
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 15, 2022

Your dog can run free only if you have a fenced yard. Otherwise he needs to be walked on a leash.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: Can the father of my child deny me visitation if it was court ordered?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 15, 2022

No. Your lawyer can file for contempt on your behalf.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Real Estate Law for Louisiana on
Q: My stepmother is trying to buy me out but she hast to refinance the house to get the money and asked me to sign a paper

She asked me to sign paperwork relinquishing my rates what do I do

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 15, 2022

DO NOT SIGN!!! Hire a lawyer to review all documents. She is trying to take your inheritance.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Louisiana on
Q: Civil lawsuit junk debt buyer Iawsuit

If motion to continue Has been filed by both parties but has not been approved by judge before a court date and the Plaintiff’s attorney does not show will the case be dismissed?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 14, 2022

Not enough information has been provided. What is set in court in which both parties have filed continuances? Trial? A pre-trial motion? or what? Are you represented? If the request for continuance has not been denied, then in all likelihood it will be granted on or before the court date. I... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: The mother of my husband's other 2 children admitted to setting him up so that she could press domestic battery charges.

She admitted to setting him up so she could press the charges on him out of revenge for us being together. He was charged with domestic abuse by strangulation and child endangerment. A restraining order was issued on him. She has been harrasing him since the day he got out of jail. 200-300 messages... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 14, 2022

Your husband have an attorney? If not, he should immediately retain an attorney on the criminal matter, as well as potentially look at revising whatever current order exists re: his other 2 children,.

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1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Civil Rights and Employment Law for Louisiana on
Q: Hardships waiver MP police Digital government affairs Feedback: Open Data Policy (M 13-13) U.S. Department of Labor

Feedback: Open Data Policy (M 13-13) U.S. Department of Labor information data updating upgrading CareerOneStop Feedback Search Expand Career skills 14 days have passed without workers compensation Final decision letters mail alerts New Orleans federal end to end us court's Self and legal... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 14, 2022

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: How long from arrest to trail in a domestic abuse battery case in Louisiana?

My girlfriend was arrested two days ago and a bind set at $5,000. I cant make her bail and was wondering how long she will have to sit in jail before she is released. She was defending herself.

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 14, 2022

If you want her out, then you should try to make bail-----borrow the money from a friend or friends and whatever amount you have, let the court know and see if the bond can be reduced to that amount to allow you to bond her out. Of course, depending on the circumstances, you might be the victim in... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can someone adopt a child without the biological mothers consent
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 13, 2022

Yes if her rights are terminated. You need an adoption lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Please let me know what my mom should do about getting her truck I got seized back. We just got notice on 6 th she has

2014 Toyota to camo seized found 28 grams of meth. It was my daughter using my truck to move now I have no transportation

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 13, 2022

You need a criminal attorney to file for wrongful forfeiture.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Louisiana on
Q: My wife filed for a divorce I have no income going for my ssi can I get allomoney
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 13, 2022

Yes. Contacr Southeast Louisiana Legal Services.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Louisiana on
Q: if settlement checks are written separately with one being to client and the other specifically to the medical company

In regards to settling of an auto accident claim when you are presented with the checks 1 is written to me and another to the medical company alone to satisfy the lien for the amount I owe them would my represented attorney also add that portion to the check written to me when determining his... Read more »

Douglas Lee Bryan
Douglas Lee Bryan answered on Jan 12, 2022

It would depend on the wording of the contract between the client and lawyer. Most contracts state that the fee is a percentage of "all amounts recovered." Therefore, the fee would be a percentage of the total settlement, including the lien, in most cases. Many times, the attorney will... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Divorce for Louisiana on
Q: If one party check into a mental health clinic, will that affect custody?

If one parent is admitted to the hospital due to mental health/anxiety needs, will that have a negative affect on said parent? Will they appear unfit?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 11, 2022

Admission to treatment facility for mental health issue can be used by other parent to change custody.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: Can father use past money given against present child support case
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 11, 2022

Any money given to the mother, after the date that the child support motion was filed, can be credited against arrears, ongoing or future child support, IF the father can prove it was paid.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: Need name changed on POA from maiden name to married name...father deceased

On my parents POA, my maiden name is listed, Elizabeth Kobrock however, my name is now and has been, Elizabeth K Lowe...my father recently passed away and I am attempting to get a duplicate car title and can't because the names don't match on POA and my drivers liscence???

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 11, 2022

Power of a POA ends upon death. So you can get it changed as to your Mother, if she is still alive. But as to your father you have to open a succession.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Louisiana on
Q: Does the right of Habitation have to be filed in court?

The House belongs to my wife's

Mother. The son has power of attorney. Have lived in home 15 years and my wife died a month ago.

Her brother issued a 30 day eviction notice to me. We had been married 32 years. Brother wants to sell house.

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 11, 2022

You need to immediately contact a succession lawyer in your area to see what options/rights you have ----use the Justia Find a Lawyer tab and search for succession lawyers in your area. Good luck.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: I am desperately trying to get my 2 children back after an exp parte was issued when I was in the pysch ward.

I voluntarily admitted myself into the hospital. I have not seen my kids in almost 2 months, we have the final hearing Thursday. The child's father is working with me, he's been trying to get back in the children's lives. He has a fiance, a new baby and a 3 bedroom house. I sold my... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 9, 2022

Hire a custody lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Louisiana on
Q: We have custody of one sister here in Louisiana. The other sister lives with mom in Texas, but has been here with us for

Holidays. Now mom tested positive for drugs, CPS removed sister and other child. Mother was given choice if where they went. To an aunt, not the father with other sister. What recourse do we have to get custody if sister.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 9, 2022

Father needs to hire custody lawyer to get custody of both his kids.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: My ex and I share custody of one child 50/50.

She has DCFS involved and I’m ordered to pay a certain amount. I am starting an my own business as an LLC and will no longer be a W2 employee. Being that I’m not sure how much money I will make a year, will DCFS increase my child support if I end up making more money? If so, will they make me... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 9, 2022

If you make less at nee job, it won't go down. If you make more it will go up. You need a child support lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: Whet can i find the official status for la rev stat 14:75? Is there a free option?

My ex is suing me for child support. He makes way more money than me and has historically used his money and power given to him by the courts to get me to do what he wants. I have another child in my custody and her father who is a disabled amputee. He lives in another state with my son and I... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 8, 2022

You need to consult with a child support lawyer because your question is unintelligible.

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