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0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Civil Rights and Juvenile Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: When is a guardian discriminating against parent and becomes a conflict of interest between fosterparent & guardian

Guardian never speaks to mother only foster parents and tells foster parents the changes made in the courtroom. Child is under the care of cys yet foster parents hear info by guardian, since beginning wanted permanecy given to foster parents after just 6 months even though the goal was to reunify... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Arizona on
Q: daughter wants disowned from father We are still married concerns her health as future trans patient He won't help

Any advice would be helpful. She has felt this way for years. I believe this is who she/ he is. He does not agree. He will not help her. It has taken a toll on her mentally and physically.

Mike Branum
Mike Branum answered on Dec 2, 2021

Not sure if we are discussing an adult child or a child who remains a minor. I am going to answer assuming this is an adult child. The only thing he is required to do for an adult child is to provide her health insurance information until she reaches age 26 (I believe, I am not an expert on health... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law on
Q: Can legal guardian kick a 16yr old child out of home with no place to go

Male child gets kicked out of house by legal guardian and no place to go what needs to happen

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: My 17 year old daughter has now decided to move out without my consent (left while I was at work) and I do not know

Where she is living except for with a friend from school. I’ve talked to her a few times so I know she is ok but nothing else. What are my options and who should I contact? I do not want to get into any trouble and shes already missed 4 Unexcused days.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 2, 2021

Call the school principal or counselor and report her as a run away.

0 Answers | Asked in Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: Can I move out during my emancipation process ?

My parents do not approve of my emancipation. While the trial is going on is there a way I can move out temporarily until the case is resolved? It is very tense living at home in an environment of this sort.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Massachusetts on
Q: Can kid's father file to suspend parenting time and demand hair folicile with no proof or evidence?

I lost custody of my daughter in 2016 due to drug use. I had to do hair foliciles then for 3 years with supervised visits. I have worked my way back to regular visits with overnights and I haven't had any problems until last week when my daughter told her dad that I was tired behind the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence and Juvenile Law for North Carolina on
Q: My 17 yr son is dating a 24 yr female against our wishes. She is abusive but we can't get him to leave her. Options?

He has also left home against our wishes to move in with her. She is not mentally stable.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Alabama on
Q: Can i move out of my dads house at 17?

Im living with my dad but he just dont treat me right he takes all of my money i make at my job and wont help me get a vehicle and hes abusive. My mom wants me to move in with her but he wont let me is there any way i can move in with her without his permission

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Juvenile Law for Mississippi on
Q: Me&my bf are 17 and I may be pregnant. Can his parents stop him from seeing me and being in the kids life and vice versa

We are both 16 right now but if I’m pregnant we would be 17 by the time I have the kid. I’m scared his parents or mine won’t let us see each other and won’t let him be a father. His parents are pretty crazy and I know they most likely won’t pay child support Because they won’t even let... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Domestic Violence and Juvenile Law for Ohio on
Q: Can me or my 17-year-old get in trouble if he leaves his dad's house and comes to live with me without his dad's permiss

His dad is physically, emotionally, and mentally abusive and my son turns 18 in March anyway and he graduates high school early on or around December 15th. So would the cops even bother looking for him if he's completed school and so close to being an adult? His dad has custody but he would... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for California on
Q: Can I date my gf after I turn 18?

I'm 17 and gonna be 18 in December. Me and my gf started dating in September. She's currently 17 and gonna be 18 in July. We are in a long distance relationship so no sexual physical activity will be happening. Would it be okay for us to continue our relationship after I turn 18?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Juvenile Law for Florida on
Q: corroborating evidence. How is it used exactly and what does it consist of. Dependency fl

At the adjudicatory hearing even though I was there at 9am as scheduled, although all other parties were provided with links to attend via voom, I didn’t leave the building till 3:30 that day without seeing the judge and when I asked what was going on the bailiff said I couldn’t speak to the... Read more »

Jane Kim
Jane Kim answered on Nov 28, 2021

Are you talking about a child custody issue? Why don't you repost it under family law. And in any event, clearly you need a lawyer.

0 Answers | Asked in Juvenile Law on
Q: Alabama Revised Juvenile law passed April 13,1994 how to find it

When did that bill go in to effect

0 Answers | Asked in Internet Law and Juvenile Law for Connecticut on
Q: If an 18 year old flirts with a 15 year old online, but never states they will meet them in person, is it illegal?

For example if they have said: “maybe we’ll meet” with no given time frame

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Arizona on
Q: My 20 year old son is charged in Arizona with contributing to a minor in which his 17 year old sister is the minor.

They were at a friend's apartment. My son was not drinking and did not allow his sister to. However, someone bought a bottle of vodka and his sister was sneaking drinks. It hit her out of nowhere and immediately a guy there was all over her. My son jumped up and was going to fight this guy for... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: I live in Pennsylvania and my 16 year old son took a bb gun with him to school. Can he get charged.

Someone told the teachers that my son had a bb gun in his locker. Cops were called. Can my son be charged for having a bb gun on school property

Mark Aaron Hinrichs
Mark Aaron Hinrichs answered on Nov 21, 2021

Yes, a number of things can happen, including being charged with several crimes. i suggest you and your retain counsel immediately and do not speak with the police without an attorney.

0 Answers | Asked in Juvenile Law for Indiana on
Q: my 12 yr old daughter is out of control, she wants to go to juvenile, She needs to , can I voluntarily take her myself

She lies, steals, runs away when she gets in trouble at home. failing in school , disrespects all authority, refuses to do school work or anything else. Was expelled from her school last year because she and a friend took her friends parents xanax and took some to school to give to other students.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Juvenile Law for Ohio on
Q: I'm 17. I plan to run away from home and from my abusive parents. What can my parents do then?

Can my parents force me back home? Can people harboring me be punished?

I doubt that I can prove any instance of abuse, but, even knowing how dangerous living on the streets is, I would rather be homeless than live with my parents. That said, I may be able to get a friend to take me in, at... Read more »

Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap answered on Nov 18, 2021

If someone assists you in running away, they could get into trouble. So before doing anything, talk to a teacher, school counselor, or other trusted adult about your situation. They are the people in the best position to find help for you in this difficult situation. And they will help you. So... Read more »

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