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Q: What are my options?

June 4th, my daughter and I were in Quitman LA.. Just visiting our cousins. June 5th at approximately 10 p.m. my cousin Crystal can in the kitchen. Her 2 boys, my daughter a her wife, were all present. My cousin said something to me about a plate then started punching me. Threw me to the ground.... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 22, 2019

Just go to the Sheriff.

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Q: Is there some kind of motion that is called billed?

What is a 701 motion in the state of Louisiana?

How does this work?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 19, 2019

701 is a speedy trial motion.

There is such a thing as a motion for bill or particulars.

There's also a bill of information.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Louisiana on

Q: 14:99 wreckless operation and 14:98.1 dwi first offense Arrest from the same event, does this become a felony or ?

I was arrested for these offenses also was in a vehicular accident, I’m curious on what the minimum charges could become when my court date arrives , the even took place in St. John Parish , Louisiana.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 18, 2019

This stays a misdemeanor. If you plead or are found guilty, you will have safe driving class, substance abuse assessment, 48 hrs community service, fine, court costs, ignition device.

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Q: What if u have been a victim for over 15yrs of personal persecution,and involuntary servitude.what sentence could hold

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 18, 2019

Call the Sheriff's office to report if you have been a victim of human trafficking.

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Q: Can a city police officer utilize a lidar gun while in their personal vehicle?

Gary Kollin answered on Jun 17, 2019

What is a lidar gun?

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Q: What steps am I supposed to take now and also how do I remain a freeman and protect myself?

I was recently on a video chat and I believe someone(In another country)was going to show me something illegal. I am not fully aware of what I saw,I had a bad feeling about it so I first closed my laptop screen and then opened it and exited out immediately(or pretty much the same time). Upon... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 15, 2019

Consult with a criminal attorney so that you can give more details

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Employment Law and Business Law for Louisiana on

Q: hello , what would be "proper cause" NOT to testify for one of the two partys in a case.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 12, 2019

If you received a subpoena, there is no proper cause not to appear. If you have not received a subpoena and don't want to testify, then don't go to court.

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Q: My husband got 12 years for armed robbery 2 years later he received a charge for 5 more years not running concurrently

The charge was for a cellphone which was in 2012 now the laws have changed you no longer get a charge for a phone they just take away privileges he has done has done 11 years ... can he get a criminal sentencing modification?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 12, 2019

Contact the public defender.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Libel & Slander for Louisiana on

Q: can someone lie and have you charged if they gave you money and you discussed repayment but a week after giving you the

money the demand repayement terms that were never previously discussed and threaten to call he police and charge you if you dont sign what they want

Gary Kollin answered on Jun 11, 2019

People can lie all the time. People can threaten all the time.

I do not think that is what you want to ask.

But before you write again.

Try using those the grammar lessons you were taught in elementary school. Start each sentence or question with a capital and end with a...
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Q: Hi my friend Was arrested on 2!domestic abuse charges and one with a child in the home also has a warrant hold for a mis

From a year ago she didn’t pay the fines !She is on parole and her parole officer put a hold. He said he will see her in a few days with her options! Her court date is in 4 weeks for new domestic violence charges!What will happen? How long do you assume she will stay in jail? Any information?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 11, 2019

Her P.O. can attempt to violate her or the judge may just give her a technical violation. She needs to talk to her lawyer.

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Q: if someone gives someone money to help and later gets in argument and demands the money back can they press charges

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 11, 2019

If you "give" someone money, then they owe you nothing. If you "loan" someone money, you can "sue" for repayment. But neither is a crime.

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Q: How do I find out where I need to go for court tomorrow?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 9, 2019

Call the Clerk of.Court in the morning.

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Q: If an officer is asked if you needs admittance into a vehicle to look and declines what basis then does he have to ask

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 9, 2019

He can ask EVERY vehicle but can only search without an invite if he has probable cause.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Personal Injury and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on

Q: If I left my belongings at my ex girlfriend's house...and now she wont give it back...what can I do to get my things?

She says she dont have them and that I took them with me...but I didnt...the clothes are my companies not mine...the rest she can have

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 8, 2019

Your only recourse is justice of the peace course or suck it up and buy new uniforms.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Business Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Louisiana on

Q: I have the same situation with the disqualification from FNS two years ago. background check is active disqualification

How can I remove “active disqualification” to “inactive or expired”? The FNS says it will not have a bearing on my job hunting. When I get an interview, the background check came back racketeering and active disqualification.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 8, 2019

Hire a juvenile court attorney quickly. You have 365 days before they put your kids up for adoption.

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Q: Can I be denied a copy of my Father's autopsy report if the 1st copy was given to my grandmother who is now deceased?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 6, 2019

Bring a copy of your grandmother's death cert to the coroner when you request your father's autopsy report.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Estate Planning, Family Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Louisiana on

Q: What crime has been committed if do a power of attorney that was misleading done and use that poa to further your gains.

You use this poa to defraud the probate court.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 4, 2019

Can't understand your question. Call a successions attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Louisiana on

Q: Is not returning a leased property a civil or criminal matter ?

They issued a warrant I was picked up , I made arrangements with company and paid them restitution, my court date is June 12, never been in trouble in my life before , what is going to happen ?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 4, 2019

Tti ou have been charged with theft, misdemeanor or felony depending on the value. Hire a criminal attorney

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Q: Hi My brother did a job for a guy and the guy didn't pay him now the guy says my brother stole some of the guys tools.

He is charged with unauthorized entry of a dwelling. What are the possible outcomes? Doesn't the guy have to prove he did it?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 4, 2019

Your brother needs a criminal attorney

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Q: How defend myself on a 2nd degree Battery on a relative

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 29, 2019

Not nearly enough details to answer your question. Hire a criminal attorney.

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