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Q: If someone is pointing a laser beam at you in Shreveport Louisiana what steps to take to get them arrested

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 10, 2019

Call the Sheriff's office to file a criminal complaint

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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 answered on Sep 10, 2019

Thus is an employment law question.

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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 answered on Sep 8, 2019

Exposure depends on the injuries to the victim.

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Q: How many months can you get knocked off with early compliance date?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 7, 2019

I'm guessing you are referring to probation? Call a criminal attorney to file to end it early.

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Q: I read everything on this I have. A court date on September 12th when this. All occurred. I was 17 but we were dating

Since I was 16 now we have a 7 month old baby together I was 17 when he was born. Her mother. Knew about us and. Didn't. Mind we want to get married idk what to do she is in the foster system. And my grandmother is getting her she lives with my grandmother now and dcfs knows about us and they allow... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 7, 2019

Have someone write the question for you because I can't tell what your question is.

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Q: Can people on probation move to a different state?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 7, 2019

Y4s they can move but only with their probation officer's permission.

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Q: can people on probation in Shreveport LA move to another state while still on probation?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 7, 2019

With permission from their probation officer, yes they can move.

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Q: If I'm on a interstate compact form texas to Louisiana

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Stephen Rue answered on Sep 4, 2019

Truthfully, I am not a strong believer of having persons charged with crime to have an open discussion on the internet about the specifics of their case. I recommend that you contact a competent and experienced Louisiana criminal defense attorney who can answer this questions, along with others,... Read more »

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Q: I have child desertion charge but i have no previous criminal record what will be my penalty

I left him alone for a quick second to get him medicine and something to eat and i guess he herd me leave and left the house where he was found around the corner by a woman who called police i immediately responded when police contacted me what is max charge they will give me i do not have a... Read more »

Stephen Rue answered on Sep 4, 2019

Truthfully, I am not a strong believer of having persons charged with crime to have an open discussion on the internet about the specifics of their case. I recommend that you contact a competent and experienced Louisiana criminal defense attorney who can answer this questions, along with others,... Read more »

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Q: I'm on a interstate compact from texas to Louisiana on fellony deferred probation

Thanks

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 2, 2019

You need to talk to a criminal defense attorney

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Q: have to meet my parole officer for a drug test i believe

im on felony parole for a non violent crime their are no special conditions under special conditions section in my paper work if i fail my first drug screen for meth will they revoke my parole and send me back to jail or what will happen in the 16th judicial court circut louisiana my charges are in... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 1, 2019

Whether you get violated or just a technical penalty will be up to the judge. Your first drug test is just to set levels. If you go up after that, is when you need to worry.

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Q: So for an interstate phone conversation to be recorded between Washington state and Louisiana only one side needs to

Give consent to be recordedcas long as the call is being initiated from Washington?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Aug 31, 2019

In Louisiana it is legal. You need to ask a Washington state lawyer if it's legal there.

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Q: Can you be arrested solely on an eyewitness statement?

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 30, 2019

Yes.

If that was not the case, then before videos a person could shoplift with impunity if there was only a storekeeper on premises.

Anyone could be mugged

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Q: What can I be charged up to in fees and court fees in Vernon Parish for simple battery ?

This is a misdemeanor charge in my case

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Aug 29, 2019

Only the Clerk of Court knows the court costs, so call them.

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Q: My nephew is 17 ( in a few months he'll be 18) Was arrested.

He was arrested for possession of stolen fire arm, intent to distribute marijuana, juvenile with fire arm... What is the normal punishment for that?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Aug 29, 2019

He needs a criminal law attorney and will be charged as an adult. His exposure depends on his priors.

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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 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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Q: My daughter’s court app. attorney has done nothing for her. She has trial tomorrow, so can she ask for a new attorney?

He hasn’t even looked over her case and doesn’t seem to want to do anything for her. She paid the $240.00 that the judge required her to pay. How should she request other representation?

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 27, 2019

Yes

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Q: retrieved my boat motor from X buddy who chained it to MY makeshift wk table- I loaded the motor & table. THEFT?-TAble

X buddy called leo who later WROTE ME A TICKET FOR THEFT OF THE TABLE.

1. IT WAS NOT STOLEN- 1. IT BELONGED TO ME- I BUILT IT 2. I DISASSEMBLED & left it @ THE END OF HIS DRIVE 3.I OFFERED HIM OWNERSHIP BEFORE LOADING-HE REFUSED. HOW DO I PROCEED CHARGED WITH THEFT

Stephen Rue answered on Aug 27, 2019

Truthfully, I am not a strong believer of having persons charged with crime to have an open discussion on the internet about the specifics of their case. I recommend that you contact a competent and experienced Louisiana criminal defense attorney who can answer this questions, along with others,... Read more »

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Q: Consent to search: Does no really mean yes

I was pulled over for a routine stop. No proof of insurance,registration or proof pf drivers license. At one point the officer was peering into the backseat with his flashlight, I asked him if he needed me to unlock the door so he could look. He said no. Approximately 5 minutes later he asked if he... Read more »

Stephen Rue answered on Aug 27, 2019

Truthfully, I am not a strong believer of having persons charged with crime to have an open discussion on the internet about the specifics of their case. I recommend that you contact a competent and experienced Louisiana criminal defense attorney who can answer this questions, along with others,... Read more »

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Q: I Unintentionally backed into a rotten stump @ ex buddy's Aunt's property causing minimal damage to stump. SCDTP?

X Buddy called the law and filed report- It is not his property- wouldnt his aunt have to press charges?

It was unintentional- dark outside

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Aug 27, 2019

Have you been charged with anything?

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