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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: Can I sue my ex boss for looking at my chart/medical records, and disclosing my information to her employees?

My former boss owns a doctors office, and I found out that she went through my chart/ medical records and and discussed that information with her employees

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Sep 30, 2020

If you can prove it and can find an attorney to take your case, this was a HIPAA violation.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Real Estate Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: I and living in my childhood home, with my dad. I help and pay utilities and food. Me and my dad. He also rents thre

Other rooms upstairs. He wants me to move out. he called the cops one time and they said he would have to evict me. Now he is saying he is signing the house over to my brother who doesn't like me this evening. The IRS has a 187000000$ lien on the house. Can he do this ?

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

If you are over the age of 18, and not disabled, you need to find another place to live. Either your father or your brother can simply lock you out or evict you.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Estate Planning and Probate for Louisiana on
Q: I am in Louisiana my Dad died without a will and mom is still alive. My family wants my brother to be executor I don’t

My father had inheritance from his parents. My family wants him to be executor and I don’t trust him. He has drawn up paperwork for us to sign and file to make him executor. My question is if I sign this paperwork does it waive my right to open succession at a later time? We don’t have a good... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Sep 20, 2020

Do NOT sign anything he presents to you. Hire a Successions attorney and open the Succession yourself.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Lemon Law and Small Claims for Louisiana on
Q: A vehicle from an individual last year I need advice it's a how do I go about suing this individual for not producing

Some more details of it is I purchased a vehicle from a man I got title and registration under my name but everytime I try to get in touch with this individual for him to give me the car he hangs up on me he's done he ducking and dodging my phone calls I do not know another way to go about... Read more »

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

Hire an attorney to file a suit for conversion.

Q: How do I file a stay away order for protection order of some sort Also have an exparte order overturned

My kids paternal aunt just doesn’t like me& has repetitively&continuously been calling child services making false reports of abuse or neglect since 2018 July 2019 after a long battle with child services I was granted custody of my children Dad visits every other Saturday. July 2019 to... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Aug 29, 2020

You need to quarantine for 2 weeks and get 2 negative covid tests. Then hire a custody lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: What is the statue of limitations for armed robbery in the state of Louisiana
Imtiaz A Siddiqui
Imtiaz A Siddiqui
answered on Aug 25, 2020

this question should be in the criminal law category, not civil litigation.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: My small business is being sued in a frivalouis lawsuit and I want to file a response myself. Is there a form for this?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 9, 2020

A Louisiana attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. There are template "answers" out there. But I don't recommend using a ready-made form if the matter at hand is important to you. Your response needs to address the items raised in your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: What does the Louisiana law state about wearing masks and concealed carrying

All that I can find on the situation is that it normally would not be illegal, but that the state can change this at any given point in time. Since the mask mandate all I hear is it is illegal to conceal carry and wear a mask which rightfully makes sense if you wear the mask to hide your identity .... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jul 13, 2020

Apples and oranges. One does not affect the other.

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
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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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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: Ive been harrassed by a business owner which turned into hate crime? Can I sue.

This man has an extensive background and im truly afraid for my life so much Im moving out of my home of 7 yrs and have contacted the FBI

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jun 21, 2020

Yes you can sue for monetary damages.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: what is a preliminary default
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jun 20, 2020

If one is about to be taken against you, you need to hire a lawyer quickly to prevent it. If your lawyer is about to take one against the other side, say thank you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law, Civil Litigation and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: Is it legal to register someone else for a race and run with his bib number to make it appear he was there?

My husband’s co-worker has made numerous bizarre untrue allegations about my husband to disrupt our marriage. We found out she registered him for a race, picked up his packet and her packet and ran with both to make it look as if they ran the race together. My husband was working in a project... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jun 15, 2020

It is not illegal but does sound like a fatal attraction.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Real Estate Law for Louisiana on
Q: I own my trailer but its on my aunts land. shes never asked for rent or had lot lease agreement

also whats my legal rights being here for 10 yrs now can she forbid my visitors

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jun 9, 2020

Call a real estate attorney to find out what steps you need to take to protect yourself.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: Can my siblings force me to surrender money from a joint account held by my mother and I if the will says divide assets
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jun 2, 2020

It depends whether it was an "either/or" account or whether it was an "and" account. Hire a successions attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: Look for a lawyer in Baton Rouge that can help with a case like this just got served paper bye US Marshall
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 28, 2020

Have no idea what kind of case this is

..other than federal. You need to supply more information.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law and Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: I’m trying to get a false restraining order lifted . Sisters-in-law try to get an eviction it didn’t work .

Sister in-law lies to get an restraining order. My son have been living in this home for years . The grandma died who was living there and now the sister wants to take over . The sister name is not on the property but the aunt is and she wants my son to continue living there . What do we have to do

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

Hire an attorney to get the Restraining Order vacated.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: 94 year old mother in need of care Daughter has supplied It all under La Rev Stat 13.4731 can son b held responsible?

Mother’s son is professor of literature with wife who also works No young children I, the daughter, pay for everything for years Son refuses to help claims he is financially unable can he be legally made to help his indigent mother too?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Apr 22, 2020

I would recommend that you hire an attorney to do an interdiction and then file a Petition for Support.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Consumer Law for Louisiana on
Q: Hello! I have an expired medical judgement in the state of Louisiana. It was never renewed or any collections attempts.

Hello! I have a question about expired judgements. I have an expired judgement in the state of Louisiana. It was never renewed and no collection attempts. It was 15 years ago. I am attempting to purchase a home this year and want to know if expired judgements will affect the home buying process and... Read more »

Sye J Broussard
Sye J Broussard
answered on Apr 6, 2020

If the judgment is over 10 years old and was not reinscribed then you can file an affidavit with the clerks office to have the judgment cancelled. Our office handles residential closings and have handled similar issues with no problem.

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