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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
  • 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.
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.
Professional Associations
International Bar Association
American Bar Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
22d JDC Bar Association
- Current
Inns of Court
- Current
American Association for Justice
- Current
Jefferson Bar Association
- Current
Louisiana State Bar Association # 22028
- Current
New Orleans Bar Association
- Current
Federal Bar Association
- Current
Delta Theta Phi legal fraternity
- Current
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
165 Questions Answered

A: The ticket is an Affidavit and yes, the officer who observed the violation should be the one swearing that he saw the violation.
Q. How can I get a copy of the red light video to prove the light was yellow when I crossed?
A: Your attorney may be able to get it in Discovery or by Subpoena.
Q. I have full custody of my daughter her dad only comes around once or twice a year shes not doing good in school and he
A: That's a moral, not legal, decision, but a reasonable one.
Q. How do I get an offender transferred
A: Contact your probation or parole officer.
Q. What if drug addiction is apart of marriage and want to get out??
A: Hire a family law attorney and file for divorce. Drug addiction won't hasten the divorce but it will avoid spousal support.
Q. I received a letter for a child support case court date and the analyst hand wrote my "attendance is not mandatory"?
A: You should hire a family law attorney to seek a paternity test, potential disavowal, and limit child support exposure
Q. 3 years ago I have court ordered that I have 50/50 and domicile parent. And $100 monthly My child's father is to pay.
A: Yes of course it is still binding unless you were married and never completed divorce.
Q. Can you help me out what to do about these charges?
A: You need to hire a criminal attorney in the Parish in which you were arrested.
Q. Interim custody ruling , got appealed , stayed & vacated ,in a couple of days. What other options to see kids .
A: This is the regular appellate process. An adverse ruling is not synonymous with an ethical violation by any lawyer or judge. You do need a good appellate family law attorney. Custody/visitation proceedings can take years.
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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