Ogdensburg, NY asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for New York

Q: I was wondering if it was legal for my father to refuse to give me my high school diploma even though I'm 20

I need my diploma to get an id. I can't find any other place I called my high school and the school board but they both say they don't have them

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Stephanie E. Emanuel
Stephanie E. Emanuel
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Bronx, NY

A: Why he does not want to give it to you. This question needs more details. and No one cannot keep another belonging without permission. It is best to resolve conflict without going to court, it can get really expensive and if you explain to your father why you need the diploma for he might be able to understand. And what kind of ID are you looking to make that requires only a high school diploma?

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