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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Ohio on
Q: I have family member who won't be 18 until july5 but has graduated. Can he leave his house without problems?

He graduated with honors in may, works 2 jobs got a full scholarship in columbus his mother is very mentally abusive and he may have to leave early and come to my house (family) she does not agree with his choices of college, so life is very hard for him. Can he leave without me or him being in... Read more »

Raquel Ann Parish
Raquel Ann Parish
answered on Jun 23, 2022

Pursuant to Ohio Revised Code 2919.23 concerning Interference of Custody no person, knowing the person is without privilege to do so or being reckless in that regard, shall entice, take, keep, or harbor a a child under the age of eighteen from the parent, guardian, or custodian of the person.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, International Law and Juvenile Law for Texas on
Q: My brother molested me when I was 13yrs old. Albert is 2 yes older. He did these sick acts for a few weeks. U told Mom

My brother stopped but not before he beat Dad up in the Shoe shop as I walked in back door after school seen Dad laying on floor and picked a shoe hammer up to fend Albert off of Dad. I cried then it was in high school days

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 18, 2022

What is your question, If you want to file charges file a police report,

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: My 13 yr old jumped off someone's dock twice then noticed the no trespassing sign and stopped

The owners live out of state and didn't witness what happened at this public lake and are pressing charges. Can this really happen in Louisiana?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jun 13, 2022

Can your 13 year old be issued a citation for trespassing? Yes, this can happen, however, for his to be found "guilty" the prosecution will have to provide its case beyond a reasonable doubt. I would recommend that you hire (or at lease consult with) a criminal defense attorney (and one... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Internet Law and Juvenile Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can A 14 Year Old Make A Statement On The Stand?

Hi, I was wondering if my 14 year old sister could go up to the stand and make a statement. She wants to clarify the situation since our parent(s) are completely over-dramatizing the situation (according to her) .... She feels as if it's our parents are against the defendant (19) and she... Read more »

Tracy Tiernan
Tracy Tiernan
answered on Jun 1, 2022

As a general rule age is usually not a bar two ones ability to testify as a witness in a courtroom as long as they have the capacity to testify truthfully and their testimony could assist the trier of fact (Jury or Judge). However, the attorneys on each side could have something to say about it. I... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Juvenile Law for New Jersey on
Q: Must a parent be present when a guidance counselor asks questions that can incriminate a 12-year-old student?
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
answered on May 28, 2022

The answer is it depends on the facts of the case but if a parent was required to be present at all times, then a guidance counselor would not be able to speak to any child. If your child has been charged or you think he may be charged with something, setup a consultation with a lawyer. It may... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: My daughter is 17 and staying with a friend. She refuses to come home what can i do
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 28, 2022

Take a beyond control petition at your county juvenile court.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: My daughter was arrested for a the vape at school I need help what should I do
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on May 23, 2022

You should contact a few criminal defense attorneys in your area and consult with them----- you do not mention the age of your daughter but one of the things you want to do is ask about their experience in handling matters in Juvenile Court as well as the possibility of this matter ending up in... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Mississippi on
Q: Juvenile charged with. Terroristic threat
Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on May 19, 2022

Without more information, it's hard to determine what you are asking. You should probably reach out to an experienced criminal defense lawyer, as those types of charges can be incredibly tricky.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Juvenile Law and Municipal Law for Louisiana on
Q: My husband was charged with kidnapping me and possession of fire arm by a felon the charges where dismissed can they

Still violate his parole if he has already beat the charges

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 16, 2022

Can't violate him if charge dismissed.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Texas on
Q: My son 16 lives in Tx with Father I live in Louisiana how can I get visitation for my son can come with his mother

I haven't had visitation since 2013 I lost my son by default a court date I had no clue about. I'm on block his keeping my son from me to get back at me for leaving him. Is it to late to get visitation

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on May 14, 2022

Retain a lawyer in Louisiana and have the petition the court.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My rights were terminated in NC 3 yrs ago Im now in Oklahoma can parental rights be restored, contact, anything and how

I also had another child since moving to Oklahoma and My fiancé had a case in NC we have done everything even a home study and approved fit stable loving environment Is there anything I can do I know I’m not aloud contact with them ether but my oldest Continues to reach out to me and i can’t... Read more »

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on May 12, 2022

If your rights were terminated and the child was adopted to another then it is very rare that you can get rights restored. There are a couple exceptions but those are extremely hard to prove and validate. As such the other parents have ultimate say over their child. Contact an adoption attorney to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Civil Rights, Education Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: The teacher calls my son stupid cos.he doesn't speak English
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 11, 2022

Make an appointment with the Principal

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Wisconsin on
Q: How can I access my juvenile records of sexual abuse by my uncle if they decided not to prosecute him? State of WI

He did confess and I was interviewed for several hours but ultimately the DA declined to prosecute.

Thomas C Gallagher
Thomas C Gallagher
answered on May 11, 2022

Try the question for Wisconsin attorneys. The law is different in each state.

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: Does the Romeo and Juliet law apply to polyamorous relationship and Does the law apply to non sexual relationships?

What if I am in a polyamorous relationship, I'm 17 and one of my boyfriends turning 18 and my other boyfriend is 15 years old, my boyfriend who is 18 tells me that I have to break up with my 15 year old boyfriend because of the law.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 10, 2022

What specifically is your question??

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for New Jersey on
Q: Girlfriends stepson was told to leave the house temporarily. Dyfs was called to investigate. He is hinting of false

Allegations. What should do to protect myself if and when this happens

Michael A. Smolensky
Michael A. Smolensky
answered on May 5, 2022

Because this question involves a DYFS (DCPP) investigation, it would probably be best to seek the advice of competent counsel in a private consultation. Answers on a web page offering ideas about how to protect oneself legally will not suffice. For example, rights available to a defendant in a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law and Probate for Kentucky on
Q: My fiancé died without a will. He had bought a house and we have been making payments. We also have a 11 yr old daughte

We were not married. So how can I purchase the house. We live in ky.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Apr 28, 2022

You’ll need to open probate, get yourself appointed as administratrix and then you will have authority to buy, sell, make transfers, etc.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Ohio on
Q: Is it illegal for a 16-17 year old to talk a 10 year old into video chatting and showing private parts?

And talk about cuddling and loving the 10 year old? What if said teenager offers paid for video game currency such as “robux”

Said teenager - Iowa

Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
answered on Apr 26, 2022

Yes, that is illegal.

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