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Q: If the City marshal comes to your home to serve you papers, for writ of sequestration, can they pick lock

I was never told or shown a warrant. I came out the bathroom in a towel with 3 marshals in my hallway, flashlights on and guns drawn.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 20, 2020

I assume you either mean City Police or Constable. No it was illegal for them to pick your lock. Hire a lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Louisiana on
Q: Can a bond company surrender a bond within 30 days if court or payment has not been missed
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 16, 2020

Look at the contract you signed with the bond company.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: how do i get a protective order?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 14, 2020

The Clerk of Court can help you fill out the form. Then hire an attorney to go to court with you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can I take my name off of a treatment bond?

She since out of treatment but still going through the courts with IOP classes and what not.

When will my obligation to that be over!

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 12, 2020

If you want off the bond, go to court.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Louisiana on
Q: On parole got a new charge but dissmissed in court do u serve time for violation
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 12, 2020

You should NOT serve time for violation if new charge dismiseed.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: If my husband was arrested on felony charge in one parish, August '19, can they send charge to a different parish now?

He has never been arraigned on the charge. Was charged with similar charge in parish they sent the felony charge to. Was arrested on warrant in August 2019, held and sent to another jail but the DA didn't accept the charge; the charge was sent to the DAs office in another parish. Has still never... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 11, 2020

Can't quite follow your question. Call a criminal attorney to provide more details.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: My husband has 2 fugitive charges CCRP 575 what does that mean and 2 charges

He also has ccrp 21 contempt of court what does that mean? Is these charges probational? Or can they be thrown out

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 10, 2020

He has 2 fugitive charges and 2 contempt charges. He needs to hire a criminal attorney and provide more details.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I’ve been charged with a 14:56 is there a way to get it dismissed if the person who called the police drops the charge?

The owner of the establishment where I accidentally damaged the property said he was trying to tell the police to drop the charge but I was arrested anyway. If he tells the court he wants to drop the charge is it possible to get it dismissed? If not I live out of state and it would be difficult to... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 9, 2020

HIRE AN ATTORNEY. Then you don't even have to come to court.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I was on my plane getting ready to take off to mimai from LA when suddenly my ticket was misplaced on the plane and i ge

I get thrown off the plane and then i was arrested i did kn what i was arrested for then threw resisting arrest on me and threw battery on me when i never touched anyone

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 7, 2020

Hire a criminal attorney Nd print your ticket online.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can my 14 year old be charged for being with someone who accidentally knocked over a fountain in someone's yard?

They tried to say they planned on charging my son with principal to criminal damage to property

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 4, 2020

Yrs. Get your son a criminal attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana on
Q: If the I'm the victim of the restraining and I contact the offender will the protective or be good anymore
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 4, 2020

Yes it is still hood but he may be able to use that as his defense if he ever violates it.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: what does non-reporting to your probation or parole officer fall under revulsion or technical violation?

He signed up for probation and never checked in . Never got new charges . The charges he was on prabtion for was aggravated what are the chances of him backing up his time or could he received a 15 days for first offense or extend probation or what?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 4, 2020

He could get a technical penalty or be revoked. Call your attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: My kids father has 8 charges 2 distribution of meth,battery on officer,vehicle flight, possession of celexa,tremadal

Possession of ecstasy and meth in Louisiana and past drug charges and was on 10 years parole what to expect?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 3, 2020

He has a criminal attorney. Are you asking what to do about custody or how long he's going to get?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Hey i have a warrant and on the website i looked up they say they was going to execute me i didn't kill noone

I want to turn myself n but im scared because i never seen execute on a warrant before can u please tell me what do it me. I know i have to do 90days and then i have to go to another jail and dat the jail they going to execute me at

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 2, 2020

No that means execute the warrant, not execute you. Hire a criminal attorney who might even get the warrant recalled.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Louisiana on
Q: What's the likelihood of someone going to prison if they are convicted of manufacturing a bomb
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 31, 2020

Depends on their prior offenses. Hire a criminal attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: Is it An appropriate citation to receive when a vehicles fog or running light doesn’t work but the headlamp does?

I was pulled over for inoperable headlamp in Louisiana. At the time my headlamps were working and only the lower left running (fog) light was not working Upon inspection the officer stated he smelled weed in the vehicle and requested to search the vehicle which I hesitantly agreed to. The officer... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 31, 2020

Headlamps can be the pretext for a stop. Hire a criminal attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: My mother was murdered 29 years ago. It was unsolved. I went to sheriffs office get a copy of police report .

Was told they’d have to call me when it’s found. IS there any other way to get a copy of this report? If so how do I get them to reopen case and check DNA again?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 28, 2020

File has to be retrieved from storage.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Need to find out how long does charges stay before getting dropped after 2 arraignment got pushed back

I got arrested in oct 2018 went to both my arrangement and they were pushed back so how long do I have before any of the charges get dropped or how long do I wait for paperwork

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 28, 2020

Your attorney can file for a speedy trial.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Two 16 year old boys came on my property and was tryin to fight me would I be in the wrong if I hit them both

I’m an adult but if the 2 16 year old boys hit me I will defend my self

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 25, 2020

If they come on your property without your consent, do NOT fight them. Be the grown up and go inside and call the police to remove them.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: Is it possible for a lawyer to let a client know that they are going to get subpoena?

Also could that lawyer tell their client to inform someone else that they will be getting subpoena

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 22, 2020

Subpoenaes can be found on the Clerk of Court's website.

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