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The Blanchard IV Litigation

Blanchard 1986, et al, vs. Park Plantation LLC, et al

( United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana -

Civil Action Number: 04-1864)

Paul Maclean added as a third party defendant and acted pro se.

For the time-being, only the following information written below will be stated pertaining to this litigation.  Betty Blanchard joined the author to this litigation.  Apparently, it was decided by Nancy Blanchard, on the behalf of Betty Blanchard, that only through the author's being named in this litigation could it be best defended.  Much more will be added later about all that.

Judge Richard T. Haik first presided over The Blanchard IV Litigation.  It was always the author's position that he was always in a conflicted position due to his earlier ruling in the Blanchard I Litigation.  The reversal of his previous State Disrict Court decision St. Mary Parish was filed before him more than once by the author to prepare for a recusal motion to be filed.  Before that motion was filed by the author, Judge Haik removed himself when it came time for a material decision.

Judge Tucker Melancon and Magistrate Judge C. Michael Hill presided over the litigation in a potential conflicted way as well due to their earlier rulings in the Blanchard II Litigation.  A motion to recuse was be considered agaist Magistrate Judge C. Michael Hill to remove him as well due to his report and recommendation in the Blanchard II Litigation.  He voluntarily chose to remove himself from this litigation.

Fortunately, this litigation finally ended up in front of Magistrate Judge Mildred Methvin and she prepared a Report and Recommendation that was soon accepted by Judge Tucker Melancon with no changes.

That final decision was appealed by the plaintiffs to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans.  The lower court's decision was affirmed and finalized.

After that, the author began to save funds to go to Washington and argue at the U.S. Supreme Court but the filing parties did not move on that option.  That final court decision should have opened the door to easily intervene into the The Blanchard III Litigation.

Unfortunately, since Betty Blanchard died on or about May 2, 2007 she did not see this final decision.  She passed away extremely concerned about its outcome.  That meant that the same scoundrels that tried to clandestinely take this elderly widow's minerals from her in 1995 and 1996 (that was first argued in the Blanchard I Litigation and has been not fully argued and/or adjuciated on the merits in any successive Blanchard Litigtion) were successful in taking her final peace from her on this matter as she passed away.   Wrong!  Wrong!  Wrong!  That is in part why the author will post her affidavits throughout these pages.  That is exactly why she wrote them.    

There will be much more to come on this in time.