Mcdonough, GA asked in Child Custody for Georgia

Q: Can my 15Yo daughter run away from her Dads house and come to my house (her mother) without getting in trouble with law

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Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: No. In fact, you will be in contempt of court, if he has custody and you keep her at your house without permission. She is old enough to pick who she wants to live with so you need to consult with an attorney about filing a modification.

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw
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  • Powder Springs, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Absolutely, I agree with my colleague’s answer. Your daughter will not be the one “in trouble with the law,” you will. More information about the specifics of your case is needed to provide you with a more detailed and accurate assessment.

I encourage you to consult an attorney who can help you with your case. There may be other options available to you and your daughter that won’t find you on the wrong end of the law.

We are glad to assist you.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

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