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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Family Law and Internet Law for Louisiana on

Q: My ex is posting my child support payment and arrears amount on her social media, is there any action I can take?

My full name is included on the screen shot that she is posting online.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 17, 2019

If it is false information, yes you can take action. If it is accurate, no you can't.

1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law, Juvenile Law and Securities Law for Louisiana on

Q: A girl has been harassing me for Months. It’s Feb.28,2019. Can I wait until she turns 18 in April to press charges?

She’s been harassing me through several things. Text, social media’s, and after I blocked her from everything she ask people to rely a message to me. She constantly circles where I’m at in town and I can’t make her leave me alone. I wanna press charges, but there’s no point If they... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 28, 2019

She can be charged with a crime as a juvenile.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Federal Crimes, Internet Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on

Q: How can I help them?

Hi, my little sister is 14 and she sent a video of herself being being sexual to two of her male classmates on a app called Snapchat. One of the boys recorded her from another phone and his mother found it. Now she wants to discuss the matter with my mother since the boy sent it around school. If... Read more »

Douglas Lee Bryan answered on Oct 12, 2018

There may be implications from both a criminal and child protection standpoint. I'd certainly recommend that your mother contact an attorney who is familiar with both criminal and family law matters.

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Criminal Law and Internet Law for Louisiana on

Q: Hi, I have a question about felony computer fraud.

My husband has been charged with felony computer fraud in Tangipahoa parish. His stepfather alleges that my husband stole his bank account info and used it fraudulently. The fact is that my husband’s mother authorized it, told him it was okay. She is the one who provided the bank acct info to my... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Apr 4, 2018

You handle it by hiring a criminal defense attorney & not giving a statement.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Internet Law for Louisiana on

Q: I was told a person was 21 on a website but contacted by a family member saying she is 15. Isn't that entrapment?

We met on a dating app that does not allow any users under 18 to use the site. She sent me nonrequested pictures and then asked for a picture which I sent. The "father" says I have to pay him for the repair of his laptop or he will have me arrested. Isn't this entrapment and aren't I legally... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 22, 2018

This is a scam. Don't pay the father anything.

1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law for Louisiana on

Q: Does a wife have the right to hack into her husband's computer email account...

Timothy James Walton answered on Feb 7, 2011

While your situation may depend on the circumstances that you call "hacking", in general, computer intrusion is not lawful.

However, if you leave your password on a post-it note on the monitor, then that is not hacking...

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