What does a Family Law Attorney do?

If you had a toothache, you wouldn't go to a cardiologist; you would go to a dentist. Why? Because you know that certain doctors are specialized in certain fields. Lawyers are the same way! Some lawyers specialize in defending those who have been arrested on their day...

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Are Drunk Drivers Automatically At-Fault After a Car Crash?

Louisiana is known for good times and big parties. Sometimes, a person can have a bit too much of a good thing and then attempt to drive home. Recently, Louisiana police have reported more than 28,000 car accidents a year involving a driver with a positive blood...

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Stay-at-Home Dads: Greater or Lesser Chance at Child Custody?

To say that family dynamics have changed in the past few decades would be quite an understatement. Very few families in 2021 look the way the "traditional family" did in the 1950's. Today, it seems like every family is different! Some families have one parent, some...

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Protecting dad’s parental rights

If you are an expectant father or already father of a child, and not married to the mother, then you need to proactively protect your parental rights. Your rights are not automatic and can be lost quickly and easily. There are three means by which your rights may be...

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4 Questions to Ask Your Criminal Defense Attorney

You've recently been arrested. No matter what the charge is, your next step is to hire a Covington criminal defense attorney. But, who? This is a really big decision, one that will affect the rest of your life. The right lawyer could make the difference between...

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How to Get the Most Money From a Car Accident

Your day started out like any other, with work and other responsibilities. Then in an instant, your life is changed forever because of a car accident. Ever since that day, you've been in pain and your bills are mounting. Beyond the healthcare costs associated with the...

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Are There Alternatives to Divorcing in Court?

The past years have been hard for all of us, and this has been made obvious in the number of divorces being filed. Divorce might feel like the end of your life. It is not! Here at Ellen Cronin Badeaux, we want you to see divorce as a new opportunity to continue your...

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5 Ways to Maintain Consistency with Co-Parenting

When it comes to raising a child, consistency is key. You may read this and say "Well sure, but my family cannot do that now that the kids' time is split between two households." Divorce may make consistency a bit more difficult to achieve, but it doesn't make it...

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