My 21 year old daughter has a 7 month old baby. My daughter has been battling with drug addiction on and off for about 5 yrs. Recently she dropped her baby off at her fathers house to stay for a few days. When she returned to pick her baby up her father refused to let her have her baby. He says he... Read more »
answered on Oct 7, 2020
If your daughter was never married to the father and he has never been adjudicated the father by the Court then no. However, he can petition the court for paternity and custody. The father can also file an ex parte emergency custody petition with his paternity action to get immediate custody if the... Read more »
I need an attorney who will fight for me against DHS I have the worst case workers possible. I have a good case and I have several recordings and proof is there anyone who will take dhs on? I have an ajudication heraring coming up. AT the probable cause hearing they gave me my children back but the... Read more »
answered on Jul 1, 2020
I would be happy to set you up a free consultation with our attorney who specializes in DHS cases. Feel free to reach out through my profile or give us a call.
Guardianship since 2012. . Grandma is not opposed. Say I just need to draft and file proper paperwork. I'm in Arkansas and not sure what to file
answered on Oct 19, 2019
If the guardianship is here in Arkansas, and if you are a parent of the child, you would need to file a petition to terminate the guardianship. If you need assistance or have further questions, feel free to contact me.
The judge signed continuance a month after the contiunance was ordered
answered on Jul 6, 2019
Judges often sign paper/electronic orders well after they are filed or stated in court. It is not uncommon and generally not going to impact the case.
A off duty police officer set up a meeting with my niece to talk to her. she stopped her the day before. The officer was intimate with by niece boyfriend and thought my niece knew about the relationship. My niece didn't know anything. The traffic stop was full of open threats from the officer... Read more »
answered on Jun 30, 2019
There is no way a comprehensive answer can be provided here.
You need to retain counsel
answered on Aug 6, 2018
answered on Apr 14, 2018
Yes, depending on the crime. Juveniles can no longer be sentenced to life without parole in Arkansas. They can still be sent to prison. Having no criminal background helps when negotiating a plea without prison time, if you go to trial and during sentencing, if convicted
answered on Aug 9, 2017
No. It is your baby. If you are unable to care for the child, you may need some help. Help is available from many sources; i.e., church, father of the child, family members, etc. Your mother could get a guardianship over the child if you are unable to care for the child. Caring for the child... Read more »
I'm 16 turning 17 in October and I want to move in with my other family members (Dad or sister or brother) when I turn 17 without parent permission or emancipation from Arkansas to Missouri. My older sister or brother would come pick me up from Arkansas, but I don' want to get them in... Read more »
answered on Jun 5, 2017
Unless you are emancipated or have your parent's consent, you cannot move out of the house.
I am a college student and I am appealing a sanction put on me because I currently have a wine bottle filled with Christmas lights that I received as a gift. The violation is a "Violation of the Alcohol Policy." I reviewed the Student Handbook for my university and there are only two... Read more »
answered on Apr 19, 2017
It is not against the law to have the bottle. If they still find you guilty you can possibly sue under the administrative procedures act if their decision to punish you was arbitrary and capricious.
They might have entered your dorm room illegally in violation of the 4th Amendment even if... Read more »
answered on Apr 6, 2017
Parents need not be present while school officials are asking questions of a student in most cases. However, if the questioning was by the police or your child was in police custody, constitutional protections may be triggered. You may want to consult a local criminal lawyer about the specific... Read more »
answered on Apr 5, 2017
You cannot move out until you are 18 without your parent's consent.
My daughter had fins filled on her for trudacy but there was no trudacy her teacher had quit and keep her doctors notes instead of turning them in. She will not make it to 10 grade. Because of this. But I lost custody of my children for the failing of one test.
answered on Mar 28, 2017
Even if they've been removed, the DHS goal is almost certainly reunification with you. You'll just need to pass some drug tests.
answered on Mar 18, 2017
Yes, it is a criminal offence.
My mom died when I was five and I've got money ever since. I got money out before but I my dad had to go through the court to get it approved. I'm just wondering when I'm able to touch it fully.
answered on Nov 21, 2016
Depends on the terms of the court order setting up the account. Some pay it out when the person is 21 or 25 or 30 so they won't blow the money on a car or other things.
The 17 year old doesn't fight back either.
answered on Apr 29, 2016
Only the state can pursue charges. It will be up to the prosecutor's office as to whether or not charges will be pursued.
answered on Oct 23, 2015
Probably not. Was the child asked any questions? Did the child say anything incriminating?
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