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Q: If I'm on probation for indecent behavior with a juv. And have 4 yrs left to serve of parole for the conviction

I also caught a heroine charge so if I plead guilty on the heroine charge and accept to yr plea agreement do I have to do the 4 yes on parole also and if so how much time would I serve total with good time if able to recieve good time plus this conviction would make me a 4th offender

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 18, 2022

on Parole, new charge, and criminal history of multiple felonies-----while this forum can guess for you, the best thing for you to do is to hire an attorney to work in mitigating your exposure to a lengthy period of incarceration.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: The mother of my husband's other 2 children admitted to setting him up so that she could press domestic battery charges.

She admitted to setting him up so she could press the charges on him out of revenge for us being together. He was charged with domestic abuse by strangulation and child endangerment. A restraining order was issued on him. She has been harrasing him since the day he got out of jail. 200-300 messages... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 14, 2022

Your husband have an attorney? If not, he should immediately retain an attorney on the criminal matter, as well as potentially look at revising whatever current order exists re: his other 2 children,.

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Q: Please let me know what my mom should do about getting her truck I got seized back. We just got notice on 6 th she has

2014 Toyota to camo seized found 28 grams of meth. It was my daughter using my truck to move now I have no transportation

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 13, 2022

You need a criminal attorney to file for wrongful forfeiture.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Is simple burglary a violent crime

Simple burglary of a storage facility

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 8, 2022

No

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: probation in louisiana for 5 years, did 3 1/2 of those years successfully but then left the state. arrested for vop

my husband was arrested here in Florida for a vop warrant out of louisiana. his probation would have ended in 2020 , now he is waiting to see if louisiana is going to extradite him. if violated will he have to back up his original sentence of 5 years or will he get credit for the 3 1/2 years he did... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 6, 2022

He will get extradicted...eventually. It is up to probation dept and the judge as to whether he has to back up full sentence. When he gets to Louisiana, hire a criminal attorney. In the mean time, put together documentation about why he had to leave the state.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: My wife and brother in law received a ticket for possession of CDS in presence of minor 1st offense what should be done

The court date is 1st of February. said was in vehicle while 3 kids in vehicle. The CDS was Marijuna. It is Midemeanor court.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 6, 2022

Hire a criminal attorney for them with juvenile court experience.

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 »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: I am full POA over my 86 year old father I had cousin come in take over forbid me to see or talk to him now for 6 weeks

A crooked lawyer and my stepsisters are scamming him into selling land that he paid a lawyer $5000 in July to revoke the sale I need help right away before they illegally sale the land and I need to know what the $5000 paid to the attorney to revoke the sale did with the money ? I have two law... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 29, 2021

Hire a family law attorney immediately to avoid being fined.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: If someone comes to your parents home with five cars wanting to fight my child can I be charged with assault

With a deadly weapon if I have a taser to keep the people away from jumping on my child

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 22, 2021

Call 911, lock the door and video out the window.

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Q: I was pulled over on a traffic violation passenger head possession of narcotic I tried to take the charge for her

Instead we both got charged but I also got a possession of a firearm in the presence of a CdS she has pled guilty and has written an affidavit stating I had no knowledge the da is continuing prosecution stating I knew should my case be dismissed I have trial next week

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Dec 17, 2021

If you have trial next week and you do not have an attorney, then get an attorney immediately. Depending on the facts/circumstances you may be legally guilty, however, the same fact/circumstances may also usually result in a dismissal or vast reduction of charges from a fairness/moral... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: how long would you be held in jail for cutting off a monitor as a minor
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 17, 2021

Can't tell if you are asking about a minor with an ankle monitor. Need to know the original criminal offense and sentence

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can i fight and win if a cop finds an old suboxone in my purse at the time had no rx but have been prescribed b4

I was stopped and a cop found an old suboxone strip behind a card in my wallet from a fewmonths before when i was seeing a doctor to receive them i either plea or go to trial tomorrow i don't think it's fair to take 2 years active felony probation on my own prescription and I've... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 16, 2021

Go get a copy of your prescription record and take it to court.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Education Law and Federal Crimes for Louisiana on
Q: Please contact me about my rights with law enforcement and judges.
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 2, 2021

Your question is way to vague to answer. Call a criminal lawyer

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Me and a friend had a argument.he's threatened to call the police on me for theft, unless I give him my pressure washer

I found this old pressure washer 5 months ago in the trash, nowhere near my friends home. I' know it didn't belong to him.

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

Ignore him and stay away from him. You know he can't prove it is his because he doesn't have a receipt.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Did the police legally search my mancave?

The sheriffs office of the parish I live in in Louisiana searched my man cave which is in the back yard of my grandmothers property. I was arrested earlier that day. My grandmother was alone sleeping in the house. The officer didn’t make his presence known to her. They crawled through the dog... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Nov 22, 2021

This sounds defensible and something you should certainly seek a consult or 2 with criminal defense attorneys in your area. Usually unless exigent circumstances exist, law enforcement usually does not take this action without a warrant. If there is a warrant, then you need to determine whether... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can the police go in my house without a search warrant after I'm detained off the property

The police came to my house with an arrest warrant for me when I drove up they detain me in the street in front of my house they would not let my dad go inside the house when my dad did go inside his house they made him get out and they went walk through my house without a search warrant is that... Read more »

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

The arrest warrant for what? For some offenses that would suffice for probable cause.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: What is the best way for me to look up and research a full case?

The case dates back to 1993, but had many continuances. I was able to find the basic details, but I am looking for something more in depth. I am also looking for a date when the convicted was released from prison.

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Nov 18, 2021

Depending on how much depth you are seeking, the best way to do this might be to go to the court house and ask to review the paper file. As for prison release date of someone, again it might depend on how long ago, but you can either start online with Louisiana Department of Public Safety and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: So I'm trying to find out what does OWNER'S RESPONSIBILITY mean it's on my Driver's License Record

Code#:1044

It's from 02-10-2019

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 16, 2021

Without more information, cant answer your question.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I have an active warrant in a city in Louisiana for passing counterfeit money however, I have no idea where or when be

Because I have not had ANY fake money to my knowledge at all. What can I do?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 16, 2021

This is probably a federal charge. Hire criminal attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: My son has a traumatic brain injury im h u s durable POA he has court today fir a misdemeanor can i go in his place
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Nov 15, 2021

No. If he is an adult and not able to manage his own affairs you need to interdict him.

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