Q: What type of lawyer would I need to help protect me from educational neglect charges with a truant teenager?
My son is 17 and has been involved with juvenile court for almost a year due to his truancy. It is not getting any better and I feel as if I have exhausted all of my options and I am worried I will be charged with educational neglect. I have done everything asked of me by the court, but I can not get his cooperation. I am at a loss of how to get him to go to school when he refuses or get him to stay once he is there, and I am worried about what will happen if I am charged.
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