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Documents to Show Your Covington, LA Divorce Attorney

Getting divorced isn't the same thing as just breaking up. You cannot just say goodbye and walk away. You and your soon-to-be-ex are legally married, which means you are about to break a legal contract. For this reason, divorce is complicated, not just emotionally but...

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Paternity Lawyer in Covington, LA

We’ve all seen television shows and movies enough to know that sometimes a child’s “real” dad is in question. This happens outside of Hollywood, in real life, every single day. You are responsible to financially support your children until they reach the age of...

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REVENGE PORN

***TAKE NOTE*** It doesn’t matter how hurt you are or what a skeeze your ex is, you CANNOT post, text or email intimate pix or videos of them on any social media or website. LRS 14:283.2 now exposes you to 2 years in jail and/or $10,000 fine. Your privacy settings...

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10 TIPS IF YOU ARE IN A CAR ACCIDENT

1. DO carry UM insurance, this protects you not the other driver. 2. DO call the police if your car is damaged or you think you were injured even slightly and get the name of the police force he is with (Sheriff’s Office, City Police or State Troopers).. 3. Do NOT...

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DON’T HURT YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CASE

Neither the other guy’s insurance company, nor your insurance company wants to pay you following an accident; or at least they want to minimize how much they have to pay. Why help them hurt your case? You had the right of way if: you had the green light your car was...

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POWER OF ATTORNEY

Power of Attorney is voluntary and can only be granted by An adult who does not suffer from mental disease or defect. It can be temporary or permanent.

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FATHERS’ RIGHTS

Men face unique issues in divorce, custody, visitation, child support and paternity. When parents divorce or unmarried parents split up, neither has a natural right to enjoy custody pending your first court appearance. Louisiana does not have temporary custody pending...

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ADVANTAGES OF MEDIATION

Ellen Cronin Badeaux has been a practicing attorney and notary since 1993.  She has been a qualified family and civil mediator since June, 2007.  Arbitration, litigation and mediation differ. Mediation in both civil and family law cases can resolve the case faster...

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GET WHAT YOU ARE ENTITLED TO IN PROPERTY PARTITION

Community Property: Louisiana is a community property state. Unless there is a postnuptial or prenuptial agreement, everything you earn from employment is 50% yours and 50% your spouse’s. Community property also includes interest and dividends paid on separate...

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"I would like to thank your firm for everything you’ve done to help me keep 50/50 custody of my son. I came to you on very short notice but you knew exactly how to handle my case and I couldn’t be happier. I’m sure I will be working with you again in the future."
Ryan
"After retaining two lawyers who made no progress, I retained Ellen Cronin Badeaux. Yesterday was our first hearing together and it was a major success. Ellen was professional, diligent, and a fighter...I am very glad I found her and will refer her to others without a doubt."
Lyndsey
"Ms. Badeaux has been an excellent family attorney for us. Her time and personal commitment have allowed us to make informed decisions. We have had to trust her with very delicate and emotional issues and she has guided us to excellent outcomes. I will always appreciate the exceptional service she provides our family with. I have always liked the statement, "you get what you pay for"; and Mrs. Badeaux has been well worth it."
Patricia
"Extremely knowledgeable and aggressive attorney. She has been our attorney for nearly 10 years. I highly recommend her for any family court matters."
Mary
"I have used Ms. Badeaux as my attorney off and on for 15 years. She has settled everything without a fuss; including a personal injury suit, an estate settlement and the quick setup of a partnership. I will continue to use her as my attorney and happily recommend her to friends & family."
Jean
"No one thought I could win but with her valuable service and exceptional legal knowledge, I did! I got my kids back and they're still with me today. I highly recommend Ellen Badeaux. I would not have my kids today if not for her!"
Tammi

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