The parents can't do anything about it. When the issue is addressed the boy and girl cause a big argument. The girl is the one that talks the boy into how he's acting. Her parents put her on birth control because she's been having sex for awhile now with others. Her dad is in jail... Read more »
answered on Dec 30, 2022
Under Oklahoma’s “Romeo and Juliet” law, consensual sex between two minors is not a crime as long as each individual is at least 14 years of age and younger than 18 years of age.
If the girl’s family is as dysfunctional as you describe, you might turn to the boy’s parents or... Read more »
Bringing up something over a year ago that he had done but I made him give it back to the man of the store and nothing else was said what do I do or what's going to happen they are that he is an alleged delinquent.
answered on Oct 6, 2022
Best advice is to not share specific facts on this public forum. Next I would call or consult a criminal defense attorney who handles juvenile cases to discuss your fact pattern in order to get an idea what you’re facing and what a likely outcome will be based on all of the circumstances. Best of... Read more »
answered on Aug 13, 2022
The Short answer is yes, there are circumstances where a previous juvenile conviction can be utilized in District Court when someone becomes an adult (gun possession charge after have been adjudicated a delinquent). There are also circumstances where you might have the State/ City/ Federal... Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
I'm 16, I'm transgender (trans masc enby) and my parents are threatening to kick me out because of it. It's taking a toll on my mental health and I feel I would be better off living on my own as a legal adult. I want to be able to be myself, get my mental health in order, and keep a... Read more »
answered on Mar 16, 2022
I'm so sorry to hear about your situation. Emancipating is a difficult process and one that is not often used. It requires a "next friend" (an adult who will not work against your interests) to file a petition in court and give notice to your parents. The judge will decide at a... Read more »
After her death I received some legal papers from an attorney explaining that she had passed away and that our minor child wanted to live with his older step brother. Having had no contact or relationship with the child for 16 of his 17 years I consented to his request only to find out later that... Read more »
answered on Oct 5, 2021
If the custodial parent has died and the child is still a minor then you owe the child support arrears to the person who has guardianship over the child or if the child has received benefits from DHS due to your nonpayment of child support you may owe DHS.
If the child is now an adult and... Read more »
She’s always drunk and doing dope I don’t want to be around that’s anymore she takes off and leaves us at a hotel we’ve been homeless for about four months. I don’t want to be with her anymore she’s always in my face and pushes me she say she don’t care what happens to me she took my... Read more »
answered on Aug 20, 2021
First, that's a lot and this is probably really heavy on you.
I'm not sure exactly what you're asking for you and what you want to do. You have a bunch of different options, but they all come with different explanations and consequences.
If your goal is for you to... Read more »
The family willing to let me stay with them, would help me get my car back, get a job and help me with an apartment. And my biological family said I could leave.
He runs away constantly, has wrecked cars, is using drugs and alcohol, stolen cars, and violates curfew constantly. Dropped out of school and has been inpatient 5 times over last 7 months.
answered on Jun 16, 2021
If the ticket indicates that you are required to go to court, then you are required to go to court whether or not you paid the ticket in advance. Most likely, a ticket w/MVA is a court required ticket-----what you need to do is report the MVA to your insurance company and request from your... Read more »
My friend is currently living with their grandmother because their mother is trying to get up and off of her feet and get them a house of their own, but their Grandmother and Grandmother's boyfriend are threatening to kick them out again, and then they'll be back on the streets again.... Read more »
I'm a 17 year old which is above the legal age requirement for working in my state. But she says she can call and quit for me without my consent. Can she? Or would I have to do it since me working is legal?
answered on Jun 6, 2021
"Can my Guardian force me to quit my job in Oklahoma?"
Of course she can. It can be described as pretty much this simple: Parents/legal guardians make the rules, children follow those rules.
How much trouble can a parent get if my counselor found out that my parents lets my underage brother and his friends To drink and smoke and drive without a license and even buying the smokes for them
And letting them drink but don’t buy it for them
Let say a 17 year old girl runaway from home cause her home is toxic and she can’t handle everyone around making her feel like the bad guy and that the girl has mental health issues that are being neglected or ignored
answered on May 27, 2021
I see that many teenagers describe their home as toxic, not enough freedom, controlling parents, or any one of a long list of other grievances. So, that part is not uncommon.
However, if there legitimately is abuse and/or neglect and this is not just a disgruntled teenager, this should be... Read more »
Last night he sent a message to a 15 yr old asking her to have sex with him. I would love to see this person in jail. This is disgusting what he is doing & has done. I have heard from several teens this is not the first time he has been accused of sex crimes.. A 13 yr old came forward just... Read more »
answered on May 3, 2021
In Oklahoma, the age of consent for minors is 16. That means it is illegal (because it can't be consented to due to age) for an 18-year-old to have sex with someone 15 or younger. That is called "statutory rape."
I'm sorry that you are in this position.
My step brother is physically abusive towards me also. It has been reported to dhs twice and to cps in Texas a bunch. No one is doing anything about it.
answered on Apr 24, 2021
When you are 18 you can live where you want. If there is abuse it should be reported. If DHS finds evidence of abuse they will have no problem taking swift action.
My 17 yo has runaway, I've contacted local authorities and filed a runaway report. I've been told by authorities that if they make contact with her they can not force her to return home if she refuses. If I make contact with her can I as her mother force her to come home? If not, what are... Read more »
answered on Apr 2, 2021
Assuming there is not something going on in the home that would be a legitimate reason for the child to be placed outside the home, then my answer is pretty straightforward.
As the parent, you make the rules, period. The child does have options but you can limit those options to the child... Read more »
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