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I'm looking at filing a law suit but need my records
answered on Mar 22, 2023
You have the right to request a copy of your file from the Juvenile Court.
I hope this helps.
I’m a 17 year old who is not happy being with my mom, For months i am mentally not happy. I just want to stay with my dad after i get out of school for the summer May 24th 2023. Many arguments, i was starting to do poorly in school here at my moms when i used to be a student that would excel. I... Read more »
answered on Mar 20, 2023
If you leave your mother to go and live with your father without a court order, your father would technically be kidnapping if he refused to produce you back to your mother. If you want to live with your father the proper way to go about that is for your father to either file to modify an existing... Read more »
What can i do since he also is a minor he was 12 or 14 at the time i cant remember the boy lives in Texas but it happened in california.
answered on Mar 15, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about what happened to your daughter. Here's some information that may be helpful:
Under California law, the statute of limitations for filing a civil lawsuit for childhood sexual abuse is generally within 8 years of the victim turning 18. However, if the abuse... Read more »
Yes I didn't know my teenager was burglarizing a house she told me she was looking at a cat and froze when she jumped in my car with a safe,if I had went home an called her gang friends hackedin my phone would've gotten her and I would be in same boat is there a chance for state probation?
answered on Mar 12, 2023
It really depends on the circumstances, especially since your teenager is still considered a youth. I would be curious as to whether this is in circuit court or youth court. Regardless, your best bet is going to always be to reach out to an experienced criminal defense lawyer to review the facts of... Read more »
He would have to have it notarized at his unit and I'm not sure they will do it because he is not allowed contact with her
answered on Mar 11, 2023
Yes he can sign. And notarize the passport form.
I got charged with reckless driving, fleeing/attempt to elude an a officer, Unlicensed (it was after curfew), unlawful use cannabis/driver, 35+ in a 55, and disregard of 7 separate stop signs. I know nothing is certain until I appear in court but I’d like to know what they might charge me with... Read more »
answered on Mar 8, 2023
If a driver runs more than two stop signs or stop lights or exceeds the speed limit by more than 20 miles an hour while an officer is in pursuit, that could be charged as a felony. The first court date is not the end of your case; it is the beginning. That is where you or your attorney plead not... Read more »
Native American an they harass him on a Dailey because of background
answered on Mar 7, 2023
I'm sorry to hear that your son has been mistreated by the police. If your son was physically harmed by the police and they falsified reports, he may have grounds to pursue legal action against the police department or the individual officers involved.
One option is to contact a civil... Read more »
Dad put a no contact order on mom meaning no contact should be made between mom and child. Meaning mom can’t pick up at school child right?
answered on Mar 6, 2023
Correct. "No contact" means just that. It generally also means no communication by phone, internet, text message, etc. and judges and the law take violations of such orders very seriously--meaning the mom should too.
My kids were taken by CPS on July 19th 2019, I was required to do services and complete them and do random UA's cuz I had a drug problem. At that time it was hard for me to even get in to services due to the coronavirus recently started. When I was able to get in to Services I stayed doing... Read more »
answered on Mar 3, 2023
I am a criminal defense attorney. From what you are talking about you need a dependancy attorney. Good Luck
answered on Mar 2, 2023
It is possible for a warning from the police to go on your record, even if you are 16 years old. However, whether or not you are able to travel would depend on the specific circumstances surrounding the warning and any potential legal restrictions or requirements related to your travel plans. It is... Read more »
An 8th grader told another 8th grader to kill themself on two separate occasions. This was in person on school grounds. The 8th grader who was told to do it made an attempt. Are there any legal consequences for the 8th grader who made the statement? Does it matter that the 8th grader who attempted... Read more »
answered on Mar 1, 2023
You asked if there are legal consequences for the 8th grader for telling someone to kill themselves. I don't think there is a "Yes" or "No" answer. I would suggest that most likely, "No", because an 8th grader is not likely to fully appreciate the severity of what... Read more »
I am a Non offending parent of cps removal. Mother alleged drug use is reason for removal. But hospital has put her on methadone treatment for the last 5 months of her pregnancy. I am learning that this is the recommended procedure for a safe birth. At birth she was drug tested to see if she has... Read more »
answered on Mar 1, 2023
In California, if CPS removes a child from the home, the parents have the right to request a hearing to challenge the removal. This is called a detention hearing, and it must be held within two court days after the child is removed from the home. At the detention hearing, the court will decide... Read more »
The questions were rumor based, they had nothing to do with school. My daughter is 14 yrs old. Is there any legal I can or should take against this?
answered on Mar 1, 2023
There’s probably no legal action to be had but you might want to discuss this matter with the counselors school superiors.
What will what happen to me
answered on Feb 28, 2023
The Nyquil defense rarely works. This article explains why: https://michigancriminaldefenseattorneys.org/nyquil-as-an-alcohol-test-defense/
The quantity of Nyquil taken for a cold is just too small by itself to cause an alcohol test to come back positive.
My nephew and his mom's relationship is toxic and he has done a 180 in school now that he has been living with me, my husband and his cousins. He does not want to go back and he is safe with us. He has been sleeping on the couch for now but we are in the process of turning the spare room into... Read more »
answered on Feb 26, 2023
Have you looked into guardianship? Practically speaking, if the mom is not raising an issue, and him being 17, he can stay as long as you'll have him.
Hi so I have a question about a potential scam. So I matched with someone on tinder the other day. we started talking and she sends me her number so we can text. things start to become more sexual in nature. she sends me an explicit video and, I based on the previous messages thought to myself that... Read more »
answered on Feb 24, 2023
I'm sorry to hear that you're going through this situation. It sounds like a scam commonly known as "sextortion." These scammers use sexual content to coerce victims into paying them money, and they often pretend to be law enforcement officials to make their threats seem more... Read more »
Dcfs case in la county. Baby was born clean. No drugs in her system. I was not. I have asked to appeal since day 1. Have given evidence that would help my case. At times my court appointed attorney blocked me completely. Until I called her supervisor. Now they are claiming she is not my... Read more »
answered on Feb 23, 2023
It is not ethical or legal for an attorney to lie to a client in any case, including a DCFS case. However, it is important to clarify the roles and responsibilities of a court-appointed attorney.
In a DCFS case, the court will appoint an attorney to represent the parent or legal guardian... Read more »
Once I found out she was underage, I asked when she would turn 18, she said in about 2 weeks. I said I would still be okay with hanging out, but I would have to take some precautions for myself. We never made plans to actually hang out, just said possibly Sunday (we were in contact on Friday). On... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2023
First and foremost, it's important to consult with a criminal defense attorney in your area immediately. It is possible that you may be facing charges for contacting a minor with the intent to commit a sexual offense, even if there was no sexting or physical contact involved.
As for... Read more »
Juvenile registration statutorily ends when juvenile records are sealed. It is 'as if it never occurred and i may say so if asked. There is no underlying basis for its imposition, so why does a different county want me to register or be incarcerated?
answered on Feb 20, 2023
It's possible that the different county is not aware that your juvenile record was sealed and destroyed, and is therefore treating you as if you have a duty to register. It may be helpful to provide documentation showing that your record was sealed and destroyed, and to consult with a lawyer... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2023
Those are two different cases in different Courts, so it would be difficult, and possibly not beneficial to do so. Talk to your attorney(s) about this or hire one. Usually it is better to dispose of one case then move to the other if possible.
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