My former step mom has done this on multiple occasions since my dad divorced her, even though she is not a contact for my doctor. Most recently she tried to cancel my therapy appointment. I am a minor.
answered on Feb 3, 2023
No. It is illegal. Discuss this issue with your parent(s) and ask for them to either file charges, or file for a protective order on your behalf against her from interfering with your medical care, medical records, and otherwise contactingyou.
answered on Jan 25, 2023
A final peace order may only be issued after a hearing or by consent of the person against whom it is sought, after service of the interim or temporary peace order and notice of a hearing. The hearing is like a trial, and each side can testify or call witnesses, present evidence, etc. The... Read more »
The child was a former foster child and we were granted guardianship of the child. However the child has become extremely unsafe, has several mental health challenges and it's become way more than what we can offer to support them. Where would we go to petition the court, the juvenile court... Read more »
answered on Sep 17, 2022
You file in the Circuit Court for the county (or City of Baltimore) where you and the child currently resides. However, if the child is no longer under the jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court because he has reached the age of majority (18-21 years old) and has not otherwise been declared mentally... Read more »
I sent my daughter with a CO2 (carbon dioxide) monitor to school to check the ventilation level of her classroom. Is there some legal reason to have obtained permission from the school to record this kind of information (no audio or video, or any identifying information was ever recorded)? (There... Read more »
answered on Sep 8, 2022
County Boards of Education set the rules on what electronic devices are allowed to be brought onto school campus. This is not a wiretapping issue as it does not concern collection of communications between humans.
I sent a small amount of money to this person for explicit content. They claimed in their bio that they were 18. I am now being blackmailed. I am 18/19. No pictures or videos were exchanged.
answered on Oct 18, 2022
This sounds like a scam. Do not send any money. Block them from your phone and do not respond to texts and e-mails. There have numerous reports of this scam.
answered on Dec 25, 2021
(1) A 17 year old cannot legally possess a handgun in the State of Mayland. You must be 21 or older to possess a handgun.
(2) A handgun is not used for "hunting" -- at least, nobody with any common sense or knowledge of hunting would accept the argument that your possession and... Read more »
answered on Sep 16, 2021
Without more facts, this question is so broad as to not be answerable without writing a book to cover all possible scenarios that could have prompted the question. File a motion to terminate the court's exercise of jurisdiction. What possible legal basis you have that would entitle you to... Read more »
court dropped the case. That is including no witnesses. Her parents petition and had it reopened. There is no new evidence and we moved from Maryland to Texas. At what point does this become harassment or slander? At the beginning of this we were upfront with the planned move. So it wasn't... Read more »
answered on Aug 29, 2020
A Maryland attorney should advise you on this, but your question remains open for two weeks and time is likely of the essence in any reply or appearance you might need to arrange for. While this is not something you don't already know, it would be advisable for you to consult with an attorney... Read more »
They've taken away all my rights and are an abusive like stage when they drink (every night). I'm not sure if I can make it to 18 with them like this and I honestly dont know what to do. I dont want to get involved with CPS again and I cant live with my mom as of now. My boyfriends... Read more »
answered on Jul 30, 2020
Assuming that your grandparents have custody of you through a legal proceeding, to become emancipated (which will allow you to make your own decisions) you will have to file a petition for emancipation in the same custody case. There is no guarantee that it will work but I suggest that you contact... Read more »
if its not signed by a judge is it legal for them to keep our children?
answered on May 25, 2020
Every order should be signed by a judge. You probably received the propose or draft order awaiting a judge's signature. You should receive a signed copy once it is signed.
answered on May 16, 2020
If you call our office Monday we can get more information and help you. Call 773 679 8613
answered on Apr 18, 2020
16 is the age of consent in Maryland. When the youngest partner is under 16 years of age, and the older partner is not 4 or more years older than the younger partner, then consensual sexual intercourse is legal in Maryland, but illegal if the older partner is 4 years or more older. However, if... Read more »
answered on Sep 9, 2019
A few issues here, there is a common-law defence of Prank available, a criminal lawyer should be able to find the relevant case law to assist. Also, your friend may want to consider some restitution to compensate the vehicle owners for any damage or costs. See the article below for more on... Read more »
answered on May 29, 2019
In most states adult men over the age of 18 (like you are) can be charged with various criminal violations if caught having sexual relations with an under-aged girl (like your girlfriend is). The difference in their ages is not relevant.
I opened a Guardianship brokerage account in 2014 to hold around $6,000 from a settlement for my daughter. I am now trying to take that money out of the market and put it into a Guardianship bank account. But my broker is not allowing me to take the money out - they are requiring that I provide a... Read more »
answered on Feb 27, 2019
You need to get the court's permission to withdraw money from a Title 13 trust account. You need to apply to the circuit court of the county where you, and show cause and standing, for the withdrawal.
going to beat her up. This happened on Sept 18th 2018. Can she even do this because they are sister's my daughter is 12 and her daughter is 9. Its now October 1st. I have no idea why she is doing this now. I blocked all contact between us and them.
answered on Oct 1, 2018
Sounds like your daughter did not call you. That is strange.
You know all your information through hearsay.
Why are you waiting around if youo are ACTUALLY concerned that your daughter is facing or suffering from physical harm.
It is now 14 days later.
You have the... Read more »
Will I need a lawyer?
answered on Sep 20, 2018
Check to see whether the citation says if it's "civil" or not. If civil, it will be under 10 grams. If not, then you will receive notification from the Dept. of Juvenile Services to appear for an intake meeting with your parents, and at that time you would likely be offered the... Read more »
I'm graduating very soon, but because I have a late birthday, I won't turn 18 for several more months. In the summer after high school, my parents want me to see a conversion therapist, which I'm not to keen on. If I leave home and stay with a friend, will I (or my... Read more »
answered on May 1, 2018
First, you and your parents should be aware that the Maryland State legislature just passed a law banning conversion therapy on anyone under the age of 18. The governor has said he will sign it. This pseudoscience has been widely discredited as junk science.
You can call Child Protective... Read more »
Can she live with the father of her baby and his parents ?
answered on Nov 21, 2017
Thank you for trying to find answers for someone in crisis.
Generally, child protective services has authority to get involved with any situation involving ongoing abuse of a minor. Options may include temporary custody to another family, some type of foster care arrangement or perhaps an... Read more »
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