Louisiana Civil Rights Questions & Answers

Q: Which parent will receive disability benefits for the minor children?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Social Security, Divorce and Family Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Mar 16, 2019
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
The custodial parent receives the children's benefits as long as a copy of the Custody Judgment has been sent to the agency.

Q: I was molested as a child have decided as an adult to seek legal action, at what point is it "too late" to seek help?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Family Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Feb 20, 2019
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
29th birthday is when the cause of action prescribes.

Q: What happens to the offender 1nce warrant is executed? the crime itself has exceeded its statute of limitations.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on Feb 9, 2019
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
You haven't provided enough information. You need to hire a criminal attorney.

Q: My boyfriend recorded my conversation in the doctors office with me talking to my doctor

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on Jan 30, 2019
Gary Kollin's answer
Boyfriend or ex boyfriend?

Q: If i was convicted. Of this charge in 2012 and they revised it years later does the new law affects. My old charge?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on Nov 2, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Most of the time no. Most laws are not retroactive. But there are exceptions, so call your criminal attorney.

Q: In Louisiana, I'm seperated for 3 months, trying to buy a house to put a roof over kids head. (Currently staying w pare

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Answered on Sep 30, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Way too many questions to answer on a website. Hire a divorce attorney or you are going to get whopped.

Q: where is stephret harvey

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on Sep 3, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Hire a private detective.

Q: I need to see if I can possess a firearm.?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on Aug 21, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
9 years ago you had a felony conviction. In one more year you are, under state law, allowed to own a firearm. Under federal law, you are not. Which means you can get a state, but not federal, hunting license and are still subject to arrest for a federal offense.

Q: Help, my daughter is almost 18 she has been on juv. prob.she has told lies.can i sign my rights away and just be done.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on Aug 20, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
File a criminal complaint with the Sheriff against your oldest daughter on behalf of yourself and your youngest daughter.

Q: My Lienholder on my truck repoed my truck from the towing yard where it was being held. Pmt current ins. current

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Civil Litigation, Contracts and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on Aug 15, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Give your insurer power of attorney to deal with your lien holder.

Who was found at fault in the accident?

Q: Is there a way that a 16 year old cannot be filed as a runaway or missing person when they leave the house?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Civil Rights and Social Security for Louisiana on
Answered on Aug 7, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
No, a 16 year old is a run away and cannot change his or her identity.

Q: I've been put on child support by a woman that claims we have a kid together but I do not know this woman

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on Jun 27, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Hire a family law attorney...who will tell you to take the DNA test.

Q: If a driver who is under arrest gives a cop consent to unlock his glove box and search it.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on Jun 12, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Yes if consent given then evidence admissable.

Q: I usually visit my son at parish prison, but today I was turned away after having been allowed the last year.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on May 26, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Have you tried to resolve this by contacting the Warden's office or the assigned supervisor for visitation? The person at the desk was essentially preparing clerical duties.

Q: Who has the right to an abandoned safety deposit box after the death of a parent. The children or spouse?

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Civil Rights, Estate Planning and Probate for Louisiana on
Answered on May 18, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
It depends on whether the decedent had a will and/or whether the contents were the separate or community property of the deceased. If community, the naked ownership of the contents would be the childrens' but the spouse would have the use of it. If separate, full ownership would belong to the children.

Q: Is there some type of legal action that the male can do to defend himself?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on May 8, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
He needs to print any written communication, then hire a family law attorney when she pursues child support

Q: My parents want to leave my brother nothing in their will but they live in Louisiana. how do they accomplish this?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on May 1, 2018
Christie Tournet's answer
Under La law, a Testator can execute a Will leaving his/her estate to whomever/whatever it pleases - for example, a neighbor, friend, or charity. The only exception: you cannot completely disinherit a forced heir. The court will still uphold the Will and Testator's intentions, but if a forced heir exists, a "forced portion" will go to that heir. And, a forced heir is a child under the age of 24, or a child that has a disability that prevents him/her from taking care of his/her person or...

Q: There was a warrant, not physically given to owner of property as per requested, executed on property was this legal?

1 Answer | Asked in Intellectual Property, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 30, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
You need a criminal attoeney to file a Motion for a Preliminary Hearing

Q: 3 years ago I have court ordered that I have 50/50 and domicile parent. And $100 monthly My child's father is to pay.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 22, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Yes of course it is still binding unless you were married and never completed divorce.

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