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With more than 27 years providing divorce legal services in Covington, Louisiana, Ellen Cronin Badeaux, LLC is the right choice for you. We know that getting through a divorce involves some of the most complicated and important decisions you will ever have to make in your life. The choices you make will have long­-lasting effects on your children, as well as both of your extended families. Our priority is to achieve what’s best for all parties.

When looking for a divorce lawyer, you need someone who gives you the personalized service you require for the situation you’re facing. Hire a family law attorney who is qualified and can keep you informed and well­-advised of all your available options, every step of the way.

It’s crucial to know about all the advantages and disadvantages before and after every court appearance or mediation. At Ellen Cronin Badeaux, LLC., we want you to see divorce as a chance to not only move on with your life, but to build a new and improved one.


  • Property division – Considering community property and separate property; including assets, liabilities, and reimbursements, .
  • Child support – How much child support you have to pay to the custodial parent each month or how much money is owed you, if any.
  • Child custody – Legal custody, sole, joint, split, shared and physical custody and visitation.
  • Spousal support – How much money do you have to pay to your former spouse each month, or how much money is owed you, if any, and for how long. This can be affected by whether someone committed adultery, domestic violence, or a felony.
  • Relocation– Does someone want to move more than 75 miles away or out­-of-­state?
  • Contribution to education.


With over two decades of experience in divorce law, Ellen Cronin Badeaux, LLC provides you with the strength and safety that clients need during this complicated and sensitive time. Protect your financial health and your children’s financial security. Contact us at (985) 892-1955 and talk to our divorce lawyers or mediators.

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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."
"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."
"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."
"Extremely knowledgeable and aggressive attorney. She has been our attorney for nearly 10 years. I highly recommend her for any family court matters."
"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."
"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!"

"Hey Ellen, I truly appreciate you sitting through today’s hearing. I know that you didn’t have to and it meant more than you’ll ever know. Thank you. I don’t have very much money anymore but I am going to do everything I can to get this bill paid so that I can have representation. Thank you once again for me being such an incredible woman. It’s rare and noted. Have an amazing night and a Happy Valentines Day. Thank you. YG"
Jay Green

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