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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: How can I remove charges that have been dismissed from my record

I was falsely accused and charges were dismissed, How can I have them removed from my record, because it keeps me from getting a job.

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

You can hire a criminal attorney to get it expunged.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Louisiana on
Q: I recently discovered my sister in law posted false accusations about my husband and I on a website.

After discovering, my husband and I contacted her through cell phone. I recorded the conversation and eventually she admitted to posting this. Does sheriffs office do anything about this or would I have to contact an attorney?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 4, 2020

Slander is not a criminal offense. However you should consult with an attorney to find out if the slander is actionable in civil court.

1 Answer | Asked in Mergers & Acquisitions, Traffic Tickets, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: What happens when the officer does not show up on the court date for resisting arrest ticket?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 1, 2020

The D.A will try to continue it at least once. The second time your criminal attorney can get it dismissed.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Louisiana on
Q: I'm trying to figure out how I was search in my own home and now have possession of marijuana, just my landlord was mad?

First that is an illegal search and seizure right?? And also my landlord harassed me just because he is ex task force.

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

Hire a criminal attorney to provide more details about the search.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Divorce, Family Law and Land Use & Zoning for Louisiana on
Q: can i take possession of my house during a separation if the mortgage was in my name before marriage? Louisiana

i have 50/50 custody of children. It was also decreed that i have the right to fair market rental value in the separation orders. I have paid the mortgage for 6months of the separation and i would like to evict her to make her go find a new home. i would like to give her 60 days or 90 days to find... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 26, 2019

Mortgage is irrelevant. Your attorney needs to press for partition of community property to get her evicted.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: Can you be charged with the same aggravated flight from an officer charge in 2 separate parishes for one incident
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 26, 2019

If you fled from 2 different police departments or at two different times, yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: Hi, my fiancé was pulled over for a sticker on the back of his truck which says “#teamfuckit” which is our mudd riding

Group name. The cop then said that the sticker offends him and we need to remove it. Or every time he sees the sticker he will pull him over and give him a ticket. Is this sticker illegal?? Chalmette, Louisiana.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 13, 2019

Not illegal.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Louisiana on
Q: What can charge someone with who has been trying to ruin my reputation and constantly threatens me?

An exfriend has been going around my university telling people bad things about me and a friend and always tell people how she wants to fight...etc. A recent event just happened between us when people were telling us the lies she said about us. The girl had people literally hating us until they... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 10, 2019

Stay away from her and leave her alone. Print any evidence of her hate campaign and file a complaint with your university police

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: How long can a person sit in jail if bonded?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 1, 2019

Can take up to 8 hrs once the bond is posted.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: I'm in Lousiana, can I move out at the age of 17?

I'm 17, I don't want to live with my dad any longer, can I legally move out and live on my own if I tell him where I am going?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 25, 2019

No, you are a minor.

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 Civil Rights, Consumer Law, Family Law and Landlord - Tenant for Louisiana on
Q: Widow and 2 kids kicked out of a house by dead husband family w/o eviction notice !!! Legal or not in La ?

Not sure if Will was in play

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 15, 2019

A great deal more details needed. Consult with an attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support, Civil Rights, Communications Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: What is the social security number use for and can it be use by anyone else for there's benefit?

Make a contract and make me fulfill is this law

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 14, 2019

This is not a library. You can research these issues by googling

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Products Liability and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: I was flying my drone when officers pulled up to my house and took it from me with no reason give me given in they do

They said I was flying illegally when I told them that I was registered and licensed to fly and knew the rules and I was in the correct on Law they didn't know what to do and took my drone and laugh

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 3, 2019

File a complaint with the Sheriff's Office.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: If someone is pointing a laser beam at you in Shreveport Louisiana what steps to take to get them arrested
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 10, 2019

Call the Sheriff's office to file a criminal complaint

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Louisiana on
Q: I was a 1099 employee appointed with the company. ........

The upper lines put in surveillance cameras in the workplace. They claimed these cameras had no audio. But now, after leaving, I have determined they do have active audio. There are no signs or notices in the building about the audio surveillance. Is that legal?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 10, 2019

Thus is an employment law question.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: What is a possible sentencing or punishment for a first offense on domestic violence/child endangerment law?

There was a domestic violence act between a man (the offender) and woman in the household, a child was around and got hurt unintentionally.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 8, 2019

Exposure depends on the injuries to the victim.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Family Law for Louisiana on
Q: What can I do if my DCFS worker and my civil rights violated as a parent and crossing state but not with father.

My Dcfs case required for me to finish substance abuse treatment which I am currently enrolled and attending.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 2, 2019

Can't decipher your question. When you finish rehab, call a juvenile court attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: I'm on misdemeanor probation in Deridder La for giving a false name I haven't reported in a year because I was homeless

But in that time I got a psychological evaluation and went to rehab a moved into a sober living house a few cities away I have harmed no one and have caught no charges what can I do besides go to jail and ruin everything I've worked so hard get

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

There is probably an attachment out for you. You need an attorney to get that recalled and hopefully resolve any revocation proceeding that is pending.

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