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Ellen Cronin Badeaux

Ellen Cronin Badeaux

Ellen Cronin Badeaux, LLC
  • Family Law, Divorce, Personal Injury...
  • Louisiana
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Ellen put herself through both undergraduate and law school. She a married, mother of two. Both her husband and daughter are also attorneys as are a nephew, father-in-law, 3 brothers-in-law and one brother-in-law who was elected judge. She was drawn to the areas of family law, criminal defense and plaintiff personal injury and has never changed course. She has practiced in Ascension, East Baton Rouge Jefferson, Livingston, Orleans, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington Parishes for her entire 25 years of legal experience including, Amite, Baton Rouge, Chalmette, Covington, Denham Springs, Franklinton, Gonzales, Gretna, Hammond, Harvey, Kenner, Livingston, Madisonville, Mandeville, Metairie, New Orleans and Slidell at the City Court, District Court and Appellate Court levels.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
  • Animal & Dog Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Insurance Claims
  • Traffic Tickets
  • White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
  • Free Consultation
    Free personal injury, car accident, wrongful death, dwi, dog bite, criminal and white collar crime consultations by phone or in office. Free phone family law, divorce, custody, child support, mediation, domestic violence, juvenile law, and interdiction consultations and $50 office consultations.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    VISA, MC, Discover & American Express
  • Contingent Fees
    For personal injury, car accidents and wrongful death only
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English
  • French
Professional Experience
Ellen Cronin Badeaux, LLC
- Current
Law Office of State Rep Dan Claitor
Law Clerk
Habans, Bologna & Carriere
Federal Public Defender
Loyola University New Orleans
J.D. (1992)
Honors: Moot Court, Highest grade federal criminal law.
Activities: Association of Women Law Students, Delta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity, Art Director for educational video, The Tax Consequences of Divorce.
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Tulane University
B.A. (1988)
Honors: 3.5 GPA, Dean's List, Alpha Sigma Lamda Honorary Society, paper accepted for permanent collection Howard Tilton Library.
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Professional Associations
International Bar Association
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American Bar Association
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
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22d JDC Bar Association
- Current
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Inns of Court
- Current
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American Association for Justice
- Current
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Jefferson Bar Association
- Current
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Louisiana State Bar Association # 22028
- Current
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New Orleans Bar Association
- Current
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Federal Bar Association
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Delta Theta Phi legal fraternity
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Articles & Publications
Billing Practices Can Improve Collection
Briefly Speaking, New Orleans Bar Association Newsletter
Speaking Engagements
How to Select a Family Law Attorney, Cable TV production
It's the Law
Qualified family and civil mediator
Louisiana Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
Notary Public
State Notary Board
Jefferson Parish Juvenile Ad Hoc Judicial Panel
Jefferson Judiciary
Licensed attorney
Louisiana State Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Legal Answers
1846 Questions Answered

Q. My son is 18 and graduates this year, do I have to go back to court to stop payments or fo they stop automatically
A: If you have other children you need to file a Motion to Reduce. If you pay by wage assignment you need to file a Motion to Terminate. If neither of these pay, you can stop paying 1 Jun 2020.
Q. Can a parent disinherit a child for refusing to help take care of the ailing parent In Louisiana ?
A: You can disinherit any non-disabled child over age 23. Have a successions lawyer draft a will for you.
Q. I been married for 31 years and he has been verbal Abusive and I’m ready to get out, what do I do first?
A: Grab documentation of all assets, liabilities & income and hire a divorce attorney.
Q. Separated for 5 years lived apart in this time . Is my wife entitled to child support ? We are doing our divorce now
A: If you have children under 18 and they live with her, yes she can get child support.
Q. Is there any way i can keep my child with me until a new custody order is sought out?
A: It will probably take more than that for a lawyer. Take pictures surreptitiously.
Q. Won money at casino but in arrears. They took it for child support but it never made it to child support.What 2 do?
A: It may very well have gone to the state to compensate the state for medicaid provided to your children.
Q. How can I receive child support if the father is incarcerated?
A: Unfortunately you can't. Members of the State Legialature passed a statute that absolves those incarcerated from child support.
Q. If the City marshal comes to your home to serve you papers, for writ of sequestration, can they pick lock
A: I assume you either mean City Police or Constable. No it was illegal for them to pick your lock. Hire a lawyer.
Q. I am a Lyft driver, and I got ticketed for going around the barricade that was marked local traffic only for pickup
A: Hire a traffic court attorney. This sounds like a bogus ticket.
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Contact & Map
Ellen Cronin Badeaux, LLC
324 N. Theard St.
[Also by appointment in New Orleans and Slidell]
Covington, LA 70433
Telephone: (985) 892-1955
Fax: (985) 892-1023