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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Louisiana on
Q: I was involved in an accident that occurred in a parking lot yesterday. We exchanged information, and went on our way.

Then I Get a call from the local sheriffs office saying I’m being charged with a hit and run because I did not give her my information, but I did give her my information. Please advise!

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Feb 12, 2022

You need a traffic court lawyer because someone is about to sue you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Is the ticket legal to write someone and why the charge of $249 when the law states that ticket is $139

Yes can the village of Turkey Creek La charge me with a ticket for improper lane usage if I swerved on the solid white line once the one on the shoulder of the road. And suspend my license as well for it. The charge was $249. $199 for the ticket and a $50 penalty but ifnu look up the law the... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jan 20, 2022

When paying most tickets you are paying a fine for the violation plus mandatory court costs which is what usually drives up the total amount of the ticket. The amount of the court costs, and sometimes the fine, per ticket differs from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. If you miss a court date, then... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Questions about what to expect when going to court for tickets received.

Driver got into a wreck... 3 tickets received. 1, wreckless driving- hit person from behind. 2, no insurance. 3, driving with suspended license. When checking red flags on license.... 3 appeared. 1, driving with suspended license. 2, no insurance for 28 days. 3, no insurance for about 5 months.... Read more »

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

Go pay license reinstatement and get insurance before you go to court with your lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Is it legal to stop a vehicle on a parish road of LA to chat w/ friends OR Stop to check mail w/no oncoming in sight?

1. Is it legal to stop a vehicle on a parish roX of LA to chat OR 2. Or to stop with No oncoming traffic in sight?

3. Is it legal to stop a vehicle on Louisiana roads before a right of way or 4) drive in the middle of the road of an undivided by paint markings on a gravel or paved road in... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jan 2, 2022

If you got a ticket, hire a traffic court lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Is the officer suppose to tell u how fast you was going or just say u was speeding
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Dec 17, 2021

If he does not tell you, then he should indicate it on your traffic ticket. My recommendation is that you contact a few traffic ticket or criminal defense attorneys in the jurisdiction where the ticket was issued----discuss your matter in detail and find out what they think are your realistic... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: I received a failure to yield court summons, due to causing an accident. The officer put down the wrong make of vehicle.

Is the wrong make of vehicle written on the ticket something that can cause the case to be dismissed? This is my first accident in 17 years.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Nov 24, 2021

Played correctly, yes it could be a defense.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: what are the possible punishments of TITLE 32 — Motor vehicles and traffic regulation RS 32:56
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Nov 22, 2021

Generally speaking this is a traffic offense so depending on which jurisdiction (locality) where the ticket was issued, you are looking at the amount of the fine and court costs of that locality plus in some instances, driving school.

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 Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: I got ticket and I paid it.Job gave me30days to get my points on DL lowered;How can that be done?(1POINT)Thanks

Ground was wet back in Feb dog came onto highway I pressed my brakes car skidded/turned for bout1/4mi I hit pole cop asked what happened I said"STUPIDITY"He said what you mean. I said dog came I pressed brake and skidded. He stated rear-wheel will skid every time then handed me a ticket... Read more »

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

Get an attorney to do an expungement.

2 Answers | Asked in Collections and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: I received tickets back in 2017&2018 they are sent to a collection agency in Texas. What should i do??
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Oct 22, 2021

You should contact a lawyer and provide more information to the lawyer, such as what type tickets, the status of the tickets, where and who issued the tickets, and what you are trying to accomplish at this time. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Louisiana on
Q: Is intentionally intimidating pedestrians within a crosswalk assault?

I live in New Orleans, and often when I'm walking within a clearly marked crosswalk, vehicles will slow down just enough so that they could brake hard to avoid hitting me if I keep walking but are clearly maintaining enough speed to try to intimidate me into not continuing on. Isn't this... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 21, 2021

A Louisiana attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Assault can be both a civil offense and crime. Under common law tort principles (not state-specific, but GENERAL principles), one could argue assault in the civil sense in terms of placing one in fear of imminent... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: If I pay a speeding ticket before the court date will it still go on my driver record?

A officer had told me, I'm just curious to know for sure.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Oct 19, 2021

Yes it will be reported as a guilty plea for your insurance company to see.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: I was driving down the interstate and noticed a cop sitting outside their jurisdiction

Cool sitting outside his jurisdiction followed me until I was in his jurisdiction to pull me over for tint. I asked why he was sitting outside his jurisdiction and he replied that he had to turn around somewhere

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Oct 4, 2021

Cop being a jerk. Hire a traffic court lawyer and take a picture of where he was sitting.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: When pulled over with switched plates is it a jailable offense
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Sep 26, 2021

Yes and you need a criminal attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Can police ticket someone whose license plate is obscured by wheelchair ramp
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
answered on Sep 22, 2021

Yes, the ramp must be installed so that it does not obscure the license plate, or the plate has to be moved so it is not obscured by the ramp.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Got speeding ticket in 2020, Covid shut all down, lost job forgot ticket What do I do
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Sep 17, 2021

Hire a traffic ticket lawyer to recall attachment and deal with ticket...before you get arrested.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Criminal Law and Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can I get a ticket in the mail if police didn't see me leave my son alone for some minutes in AC- car?

I had left my 3 year old son alone in car with AC on, a tablet to play with but I had the key inside and driver's side unlocked. I went for about 10 minutes. Some people saw him, called the cops and brought him out of the car. I came out and saw him with them. It really was stupid of me. I... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Sep 5, 2021

Yes they can still charge you. If you get charged, hire juvenile court lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: I got a ticket for tint and wide tires and a week or two later the same cop gave me the same ticket what can i do?

he never gave me a time frame on when to take it off

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Aug 10, 2021

He can give you a new ticket every day until you comply. If you stop paying the tickets, your license will then be suspended. Then you can be ticketed daily for driving under suspension.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: I have a ticket with two codes 154-400 and 32-865 when this accident happened I was vigilance I totally blacked

Second the no insurance I wasn’t aware that my insurance company dropped me until the accident happened and that’s when I was informed my insurance was dropped two days prior to the accident but I wasn’t aware until that day

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jul 25, 2021

If you get sued, you need to hire a defense attorney.

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