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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: My daughter had spent time in prison and it were false imprisonment illegal imprisonment .what kind of attorney I need

What kind of attorney I need.and who can I suit

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on May 27, 2022

If you are seeking money damages then you need a civil rights or 1983 attorney. Use the Justia Find an Attorney tab and search for attorneys in your area who have an area of practice which includes this.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Civil Rights, Education Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: The teacher calls my son stupid cos.he doesn't speak English
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 11, 2022

Make an appointment with the Principal

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: My question is about speedy trial.

My significant other and I were arrested on August 8, 2020, for a supposed warrant for felony cruelty to a juvenile. We were both incarcerated for the next seven days until my boss, at the time, bailed us out. We are still both puzzled as to how and why this occurred, in the first place. We were... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 7, 2022

Your attorney can file a speedy trial motion.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Can a police i.d. in Louisiana? If they aren't issuing me a ticket or actually arresting me do I even have to talk?

I get pulled over and police start with all their questions...id, where are you going, why, who bla bla....if they dont immediately state why they pulled me over and ask for id insurance registration...do i have to id? what are my passengers required to do?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Apr 28, 2022

Yes you must present ID.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Municipal Law for Louisiana on
Q: If you drive a car because someone is too drunk to drive and the police stop you. Is everything in the car yours.

The police stopped my son and the car was the passengers car. The guy in the back set they let go but they found a pill and lean in the car which belonged to the passengers uncle. A gun was found and the police put the drugs and drink charges on the driver

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Apr 2, 2022

Get your son a lawyer. He has a good defense

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Health Care Law for Louisiana on
Q: I need to revoke power of attorney but don’t remember the date it was initiated how can I remove it without the date

It’s in Alexandria Louisiana and the person who it was given to will not tell me the date and are miss using the powers acting on my behalf I have the paperwork to file but I do not have the original date of the initiation can I proceed without it even if it ask for the initial date on the form ?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Mar 26, 2022

File a Revocation with the Clerk of Court and request service on the person to whom you gave the power of attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: can my parents deport me at 18? can the uae embassy come get me?

we moved here 5 years ago our asylum got accepted waiting on green cards. and i go to school and work.

don’t have a green card or citizenship

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
answered on Mar 8, 2022

The UAE cannot engage in kidnapping, so no, it can’t come and get you unless there is a warrant out for your arrest. If so, there must be a formal extradition process, so again, no, the UAE probably cannot do anything unless it violates your human rights.

Again, if you are uncomfortable...
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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: Can my ex-wife's divorce attorney compel me to share all my bank statements since the divorce?

divorced 2 years ago, community property is not settled yet because my ex refuses to settle. we have no minor children.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Feb 21, 2022

Maybe yes, maybe no. Depends on the purpose; whether it is for rental income from community property, dividends from community property, etc. Have you discussed this with your lawyer?

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Securities Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can they convict me of burglary if I never went in the building?

In st. Tammany Parish Louisiana I have trial in one month. I was in fact on surveillance videos sitting in the uhaul but I never went in the storage building or in a unit. I never cut locks or damaged any properties. I didn't want to be involved. Can they actually convict me with the crime if... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Feb 16, 2022

If you have trial in 1 month you should have an attorney representing you----please discuss with your attorney. If not, then you need to hire a criminal defense attorney immediately because you do not want to go to a felony trial representing yourself. Lastly and perhaps most importantly, stop... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: Exceptions to Workers’ Compensation Immunity

I got ran over by a garbage truck and the person drug test came back positive for cocaine the same day and he got fired. Would that fall into intentional tort because he knew what he was doing was wrong and he could injury someone while driving high, especially a commercial vehicle?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Feb 8, 2022

I hope that you are okay. In answer to your question, not likely. If you were injured as a result of the collision with the garbage truck, then you should contact a personal injury/accident attorney in your area to discuss the specifics of your matter----attorneys in this area of practice almost... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: searching for an attorney to file a writ of mandamus
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jan 28, 2022

Justia is not a lawyer referral service.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Louisiana on
Q: My son was forced to plead guilty to a charge that he wasn’t even arrested for . How can I seek justice
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jan 26, 2022

You should have hired a criminal attorney for him before he plead. Now a criminal attorney would have to withdraw his plea.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: Kenner police officer works on July 4th but the city of Kenner observed the holiday on the 5th so that city workers can

Have off on the Monday which is the 5th because the 4th is a Sunday. So, the officers that work on Sunday July4th don’t get holiday pay but the officers that work on Monday July 5th do get holiday pay. Is this legal? If so can you show me where? I just do not see how officers that work on the... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jan 24, 2022

You should contact an employment lawyer in the Jefferson Parish area and sit down and discuss the specifics of this matter. Additionally, does the Kenner police have a labor contract in effect and if so, what does the contract say as to when one receives holiday pay? It is possible (and I do not... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Civil Rights, Collections and Small Claims for Louisiana on
Q: My husband was arrested for 29 counts of worthless checks from 1996 isn’t there a statue of limitations In Louisiana

I was told the limitations is ten yrs and he should not have been arrested he was arrested 2 wks ago in Evangeline parish for a warrenton worthless checks

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jan 24, 2022

First thing you need to do is hire a criminal defense attorney in your area as an attorney would be in the best position to assist you in this matter and to help you get the best result possible. In this instance you indicate that you were arrested on a warrant----was that a warrant from a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: How long does it take to get charges dropped, after getting bailed out, if you have not got your first court date?

someone i know got arrested and they still haven't went to court for those charges or got any paperwork on a court date.

will their charges get dropped and how long till they do?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jan 4, 2022

You do not indicate the date of arrest and the charge arrested. When you made bail, you were most likely advised and signed something that you would go to court upon notice. Depending on how much time has passed, the system just may not have gotten to you. I would check with the Court and your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Real Estate Law, Civil Rights and Health Care Law for Louisiana on
Q: Must I abide to details of a listing agreement?

I was ordered to sign a listing agreement for the partition of co-owned property. I signed the agreement but it has been one month and I have not shown the house due to COVID concerns. I just received a Motion for Contempt. I don’t know if that puts me in contempt since the order only stated I... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Nov 30, 2021

You need to agree to requested showings. The CDC concluded that surface transmission was low. Get vaccinated. You can require that anyone looking at the house wear a mask and stay outside yourself until the showing is over. If not, you can be held in contempt.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Medical Malpractice for Louisiana on
Q: In Louisiana during CEC inpatient, can a Doctor violate the directive of a Med POA and administer Abilify Maintena?

We knew in advance of an ER trip that medications were inducing hallucinations for my significant other (S.O.), after stopping them twice in a week by stopping the medications. S.O. was ignored by hospital, PEC'd to a mental health facility, who ignored the claims, then CEC'd. Facility... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Nov 1, 2021

You should have gotten your own expert psychiatrist that you could now call to intervene.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Can police ticket someone whose license plate is obscured by wheelchair ramp
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
answered on Sep 22, 2021

Yes, the ramp must be installed so that it does not obscure the license plate, or the plate has to be moved so it is not obscured by the ramp.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights, Elder Law and Patents (Intellectual Property) for Louisiana on
Q: cost per year for a person being a curator for an interdicted person.

I am in need of a new curator to handle my money affairs as my present curator =daughter will not let me near my money=assets!

Who or what kind of company can take over this position? If a new curator can take over then about how much will this cost me the interdicted person?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Aug 20, 2021

A bank, CPA, relative or attorney can be appointed as your Curator. There is no set fee.

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