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Q: Can you get a speeding ticket mailed to you in Louisiana if they never pulled you over?

Like if you drove past a police officer and were speeding but they didn’t pull you over.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 9, 2019

Yes the ticket can be mailed to you.

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Q: Can I pay for a traffic ticket warrant to be lifted?

Didnt realize what day my court date was on...I missed my date...however I do have the money to pay the ticket

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 8, 2019

Too late. Bow you have been attached. Call a traffic court attorney to get the attachment recalled and handle the ticket

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Q: Received 3 citations; 1.) 8 over speed limit 2.) No break tag/inspection sticker

3.) My DL from Wisconsin being cancelled

In the city of Walker, LA, however on my ticket it states that they would be sending via mail the amounts of these fines within 30 days. I have yet to receive them and have court soon. Is there statutes of limitations regarding them not sending costs... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 28, 2019

Call the Sheriff for the fines for each.offense.

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Q: I was given a speeding ticket but the officer was selective enforcing writing tickets for only trucks

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 23, 2019

This may be evident from the video, if there is one, or by obtaining copies of all tickets written that day. Hire a Traffic Court attorney.

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Q: Must I present my license if requested by a louisiana law enforcement? Not the Dept. Of Safety, but roadside cop.

I've seen videos of jerks refusing to comply, and wonder if it's valid in LA.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 17, 2019

No jerks must produce ID, as does everyone else if requested.

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Q: Can a police officer issue a ticket based off of video evidence of the violation?

If I video tape individuals in my neighborhood running a stop sign, can a law enforcement officer issue a ticket based off the video evidence?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 7, 2019

Yes. Videos are used regularly to issue tickets.

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Q: I got a speeding ticket and the officer said it wont show up on my record if i pay it online, is this true?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 7, 2019

Untrue. It will still show up for your insurance company to raise your rates.

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Q: If one drives the car of a dead man and gets a speeding ticket, is the driver or dead man responsible for the fine?

This was a ticket issued by a speed camera, more than a month after the owner died. The city of New Orleans is insisting that the estate of the deceased is responsible for paying the ticket.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on May 4, 2019

Hahaha. Yep New Orleans wants dead man to pay. Open a succession and then change the registration.

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Q: How can i find out what was false

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Apr 26, 2019

Not enough information here to answer.

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Q: Is it illegal to hang air fresheners on you rear view mirror

I had an air freshener hanging on my rear view mirror and got pulled over bc supposedly it’s illegal to have them hanging there I’m wondering if this is fight able or should I just pay the obstruction of view justice fine

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Apr 20, 2019

Oh hell no. That is crap. Hire a traffic court attorney. Every 3d person hangs Mardi Gras beads on their rear view mirrors.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on

Q: I was arrested for two charges of possession and speeding. I am curious if I can be charged as an adult.

I am also curious, as a first time offender, what the worst outcome could be. I assume I'll be on probation for a certain amount of time, I am wondering if it legal for me to move to another state, while on probation.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Apr 13, 2019

Can't even leave the state, let alone move without bond being amended. Call your criminal attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on

Q: What position must a vehicle take when entering a median in order to make a left-hand turn on a divided highway?

What is the proper positioning for a vehicle making a left-hand turn through a median on a divided highway? When entering the median, does the turning vehicle proceed to the right side, or the left side? The right side allows visibility to the oncoming traffic. The left side restricts that... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Apr 9, 2019

Contact a traffic court attorney to provide more details.

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Q: Is a traffic violation a misdemeanor ? such as going over the speed limit

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Mar 14, 2019

Yes speeding tickets are misdemeanors.

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Q: If you are stopped for speeding and driving with a cancelled drivers license can the officer take your drivers license

I was stopped for speeding a nd driving with a cancelled drivers license in cotton valley, Louisiana. The police officer that stopped me took my driver's license.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 20, 2019

It has already occurred so clearly the answer is yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Real Estate Law, Traffic Tickets and Landlord - Tenant for Louisiana on

Q: If im parked on the street in a subdivision. A empty lot with no building. A lot across the street guy has gun

Asks what im doing parked in the street. Says he's calling the police. There are no no parking signs. It is a public street.

If I chose to stay and talk with police what happens

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 20, 2019

Parking on a public street is not a crime.

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Q: DWI. Would pleading guilty with 894 negatively affect the civil side (DMV license suspension) of my case?

Or are they completely separate and one does not affect the other? It is still early in the process and I've done a ton of research. Am trying to decide whether to just plead 894 on my own or hire an attorney and go to trial.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 18, 2019

A.plea will result in automatic suspension.

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Q: I received a tint ticket as well as an expired drivers liscense in April 2011 can I get a new court date for it?

I was headed to a wedding a few hours from where I live and just forgot about the ticket can I pay installments or get a new court date?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 14, 2019

An attachment for your arrest has probably now been issued for your non-appearance. You need to hire a traffic court attorney to get this recalled.

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Q: I got pulled and got a speeding ticket 4 months ago. I lost the ticket and completely forgotten about until now.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 23, 2019

Hire a traffic court attorney to get the attachment recalled and handle the traffic offense.

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Immigration Law for Louisiana on

Q: I have speeding tickets happened longtime ago. But my DMV driving record shows no violation. Where can i get them?

I am about to fill in N400 to apply for citizenship. There is a question (question 23) to ask if i have ever been cited by law enforcement by any reason. I have nothing except some speeding tickets. Research on internet shows me that I need to answer "YES" and disclose all my traffic+parking... Read more »

Allen C. Ladd answered on Jan 10, 2019

I suggest you keep googling for TX and LA DMV record info. You may need to have official DMV records on the speeding violations, for your natz interview. Go ahead and complete the form -- and note that YES, you were CITED and you were CHARGED and your were CONVICTED of a CRIME ... even though... Read more »

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Q: How much is a careless operation ticket in Louisiana

I also got caught with no insurance ,and expired license

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 29, 2018

Call the Sheriff's Office on Wednesday 2 Jan 2019 for the price of any tickets.

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