Louisiana Criminal Law Questions & Answers

Q: My son has 3 counts of distribution of methaphetimes they showed bad pictures they say they have a video...want show i

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Jan 9, 2019
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
His public defender can obtain the video. If you are not satisfied with that lawyer, the only alternative is a private criminal attorney.

Q: I am set to be arraigned for DAB. My wife did not press charges on me and had no visible marks.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Jan 3, 2019
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Domestic Abuse Battery can still have serious consequences on custody and your ability to even own a firearm. You need a criminal attorney.

Q: Hello I was charge with Injure to public records in Louisiana.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Jan 1, 2019
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Not enough details in your question. You need to contact a criminal attorney.

Q: I purchased 3 dogs in the past 4 years. My ex gf and I separated. I brought them to see her at a store and she took them

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Animal / Dog Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Dec 30, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
The question here is ownership. If ownership is an issue, the police don't (and won't) make that determination. You will need to file suit to retrieve the dogs. You need to consult with an attorney to determine your rights and your likelihood of success, along with the cost of doing so. Good luck.

Q: I bought three dogs while my ex girlfriend and I were together. She took them from me and won't give them back.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Animal / Dog Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Dec 30, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
File a civil suit with the Justice of the Peace and file an internal affairs complaint with the Sheriff's Office.

Q: how long can a 21 year old get for having sexual relations with a 16 year old

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Louisiana on
Answered on Dec 27, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Don't do it. If you already have, hire a criminal defense attorney.

Q: I wrote a bad check 3 years ago can a warrant be taken out on me now

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Dec 25, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
The warrant was probably issued 3 years ago. You're just finding out now.

Q: I want to know if I can get in trouble helping someone in jail for drug trafficking to get a lawyer

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Dec 25, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Hiring a lawyer for a relative will not affect your mother's immigration case.

Q: How long can one be placed in jail for contempt of court for failing a drug test

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Dec 18, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
You need a criminal attorney. If your levels have gone up your probation can be revoked or you can be tossed out of diversion or you may get 90 days.

Q: Can a woman with Alzheimer's give power of attorney over herself to a person who is incapacitated in a hospital?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Estate Planning, Family Law and Probate for Louisiana on
Answered on Dec 18, 2018
Christie Tournet's answer
Capacity does not require that a person be lucid all the time. Rather, people with dementia, alzheimer's, stroke, etc. may still have periods of capacity/understanding (lucid intervals) at the time of entering the contract. And, yes, a person can also give another, with limited capacity, the authority to act on his/her behalf, but the acts the agent can do is limited to the person's capacity. This is a very fact intensive query in these sort of situations. You will likely have to call...

Q: Do they have to prove possssion, and discharge of firearm in louisiana to be charged with aggrivated assault of firearm?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Dec 16, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Justia's website is not a substitute for hiring a criminal attorney and developing a criminal defense.

Q: Can your parole be violated after getting a misdemeanor charge

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Dec 13, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Yes a misdemeanor can trigger a revocation. You need a criminal attorney.

Q: My fiance has been held over 60 days. What can I do he's never been to court and been held on a felony. I want him home

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Dec 12, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Hire a criminal attorney to represent him and perhaps get a bond reduction.

Q: If I lose in trail on abusing emergency 911

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Dec 12, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
This isn't even a question. Call a criminal attorney.

Q: Can my nephew evict me from my I own house where I was living with my elderly mother. I've lived there the last 4 years.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Dec 12, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Only the owner of the house can evict you or anyone having a power of attorney over the owner.

Q: My boyfriend has article 899 on his probation what does it mean they are revoking him

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Dec 11, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
No he has 894 or 893. If they revoke him he could get anywhere from his full sentence to 90 days. He needs a criminal attorney.

Q: An ex employee that I fired in 2015, she made live video and topic was me.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Libel & Slander and Small Claims for Louisiana on
Answered on Dec 8, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Save it all on a flash drive. Then hire an attorney to file for a permanent injunction against harassment and to fight her protective order. After saving on a flashdrive, contact each platform and ask them to remove her postings.

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