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...

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...

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...

LEGAL CONSEQUENCES OF THE INTERNET

Recent events involving the Ashley Madison leak have demonstrated once again, that nothing on social media is private. Microsoft updates can change privacy settings on social media web sites. IP numbers can always lead to your laptop and ipad. Spyware can be installed...

10 TIPS IF YOU ARE IN A CAR ACCIDENT

1. Always 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. 3. Do NOT apologize or admit fault to anyone, your passengers, other drivers, the police, any adjusters...