Asked in Child Custody, Civil Rights and Family Law for Tennessee

Q: How do I go to police after running away and not go back to my dad I want to live with mom but she has no custody TN

I ran away from my dad's house because I wasn't mentally well I was always depressed and I couldn't get help. My dad's wife told me I said therapy wouldn't work after I went to an evaluation and wanted to go back. They've been very manipulative using the fact that my mom was a drug addict and my dead grandmother against me to do what they want. I don't want to go back I want to live with my mom but she has no custody, so how should I go about fixing this. I've already tried to ask to get emancipated and they hung up as soon as they heard that. I don't know what to do and I need to start school. Also what rights should I read over and what laws should I print out in case things go to court. I've already had someone get a note noterized to try and help with the "next friend" thing.

1 Lawyer Answer
Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Franklin, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Your situation is complicated and difficult to answer on-line without lots more information, If you are not safe please go to the nearest police department and ask for help.

Here is another idea:

https://youthvillages.org/about-us/locations/tennessee/

Call them and tell them what's going on in your life.

Let them help you.

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