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
I have a sealed record from when I was under 18 and I am planning to travel to India for 2-3 months. This was originally a felony but got reduced to a misdemeanor and later sealed.
Also, Would I have to check the boxes that state criminal records? Because it is a sealed record?
answered on Jan 27, 2023
In general, if your criminal record has been sealed, it means that it is not accessible to the public, and it should not be considered when applying for most jobs, housing, or other opportunities. However, when it comes to international travel, the rules can be more complicated. It is possible that... Read more »
answered on May 19, 2020
You need to get an attorney if you don't have one. This is a question for your attorney. One would have to have all the necessary information to answer this correctly and completely. Hire an experienced criminal defense attorney NOW.
She had just got suspended from school for fighting the girl she sent the snapchat to. In the snapchat it states some people have "shooters". She was charged with felony harassment. What should be my next step?
answered on Aug 21, 2019
A detention hearing must be held within 72 hours. That time period may be extended if the arrest falls on a weekend or holiday.
At that hearing the Judge will release the juvenile unless there is finding that further detention is required to ensure their appearance in court or to protect... Read more »
Already pleaed guilty to his charges but was put on probation till a month after he's 18 . Now he has a warrant for not checking in . Willl his warrant be dropped or will it be carried over as an adult ?
answered on Jul 29, 2019
Warrants generally freeze everything until they are quashed and the underlying issue addressed. The Court will continue to have jurisdiction over him even after he is 18.
He should contact an attorney to schedule the warrant quash hearing and assist him in ending probation and closing the... Read more »
She got 33 days because she rolled her eyes at the judge she was suppose to get 15 in custody and 15 on house arrest the judge got up set and said all 30 in costly can she right apologize letter and go back to court
answered on Dec 24, 2018
This decision should be made by your lawyer, and you may request that of the lawyer. Is your daughter a minor or an adult, however? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can... Read more »
answered on Dec 24, 2018
Self defense may be a valid justification, but it depends on the facts. If you continued or escalated the violence beyond what was immediately and reasonably required to defend yourself from an actual attack, the justification may be invalidated. Assault on a minor is an aggravating factor in the... Read more »
My son got into a altercation at school where he was pushing another kid because the kid was bullying his friend. they ended up wrestling around and my son allegedly punched him in the face..they have a video of it but they cant say 100% that his fist hit the kids face..now he's charged with... Read more »
answered on Nov 14, 2017
Your son should qualify for a diversion agreement if he has no prior criminal history and no prior diversions. This would be completed instead of an actual court action against him. He may be required to attend a class, meet with a diversion board or some type of remedial service. The benefit of a... Read more »
answered on Jul 11, 2017
Like all other states, Washington State has a compulsory attendance law. For Washington, children from 8 - 18 must attend school with few exceptions.
the child is suicidal and the parent the primary cause. the child is 16 turning 17 in February 2018
answered on Jun 5, 2017
The short answer to the question is yes. But please seek the counsel of an experienced immigration attorney to help you do so.
my younger sibling keeps hitting me and verbally abusing me and I refuse to hit her back unless I really need to defend myself and unfortunately the situation has continued and my Mom has not done anything about it. She claims she does but still not working. This happens when my mom is at work... Read more »
answered on Feb 16, 2017
Talk to a counselor. Becoming an "emancipated minor " is tough and not always easy.
The school didn't let us know,that they called him out of class and allowed a police officer to ask my son,how does he know a guy named Ben? My son said it's my dad's friend. Then he asked my son,where does he live? My son said next door to us. and my son said he asked another... Read more »
answered on Jan 16, 2017
Yes, police may question a child who may have witnessed or been the victim of a crime= just as the police may question an adult. The police do not need permission from a parent or a court first.
But if a parent is present then the parent may refuse to allow the child to be interviewed. A... Read more »
I want to enlist for emancipation but I want to know if my case is strong enough to be granted. My mother is married to my step father and they have 3 kids and I'm extremely unhappy and put down by them. Im emotionally absuised and I don't want to be in this house anymore. I have my own... Read more »
answered on Jul 6, 2016
You can find some information about emancipation at http://www.washingtonlawhelp.org/search?q=emancipation. Consider your situation carefully, as you don't want to get caught up in a child protective services situation. Sometimes when we are pretty grown up but not yet of age, we can feel so... Read more »
answered on Dec 30, 2015
You can but you would need a petition the court to get a special license to marry. I see your question is from washington where the legal age to marry with parental consent is 17, since you are 8 months pregnant it might a good reason to get the license which is given for people who want to get... Read more »
We'd prefer not to set up guardianship for our 16 year old since there is no one suitable to take her. We have a trust set up in our will with an executor to handle her finances from our estate.
answered on Sep 8, 2015
Probably not. Go to see an attorney about this for the specific legal advice you need.
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