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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: Aggravated arson charges on a minor who is my neighbor I'm worried about him getting bonded out & hurting my family.

He set my house on fire with my kids inside. Luckily we noticed & were able to stop it from spreading. What can I do to protect my family & make sure he isn't released until court date??

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Virginia on
Q: If I was issued Emergency protective order in virginia and she was granted the box that is marked granting her the hous

If she was granted the house in an emergency protective order it says her name. The family of household member is granted possession of the exclusion of the respondent however no such Grant of possession shall affect title To any real or personal pro Property. If she is out of the state ono... Read more »

Faraji A. Rosenthall
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answered on May 28, 2023

You should have a lawyer look at the actual protective order to be certain. That much said, if it gives her sole possession of the house, then you would be prohibited from going there - even if she is at work, or on vacation, or for any reason.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: My 16 year old got a speeding ticket in Canton GA going 91 in a 70. What should we expect to happen?
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answered on May 27, 2023

Because the driver is under 18, he will probably need a parent to appear in Court with him. If found guilty of the offense, he may face a fine, and possible licenses suspension, possibly until he turns 18. You need to consult an attorney in your local area that practices this kind of law. Thank... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Juvenile Law for Indiana on
Q: I live in Indiana my probation says I need 24 community service hours by the end of this month. Do i have other options?

Ive only got 6 out of 24 hours, i started doing my hours April, 27th from 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm. i can only go 2 days a week due to school. So i cant do my hours within the time frame they want. I will be turning 18 soon if that helps.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Adoption, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Connecticut on
Q: Can an adoption be overturned if it was secretly conducted during a continuance of motion reopen judgement due to fraud?

During a two month, continence the other parties attorney requested to the court because he was too busy with another case to deal with me, supposedly he had my daughter adopted by new husband of my ex-fiancé. I have a hearing scheduled for motion to reopen judgmentdue the frog voluntary TPR on... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Internet Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for South Carolina on
Q: Is the first offer a prosecutor gives is the worst? implying there is usually more then 1 offer?

I just now trying to get a plea bargin and my lawyer told me this is my first offer which wasn't much different then my initial charges.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for California on
Q: I nedd help cps took my son fron me and i havent heard anything at all hes only 8 im wortied to death
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answered on May 23, 2023

I'm sorry to hear about your situation. It must be incredibly distressing to have your child taken by CPS, especially considering their young age. I understand your deep concern and worry. It is crucial to seek legal assistance promptly to ensure you are properly informed and supported... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Juvenile Law and Family Law for California on
Q: Hi im tryong to find out were my son is cfs and cps took him i javent heard anythong in 3 weeks
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answered on May 23, 2023

I understand your concern and the distressing situation you're facing. In California, if your child has been taken by Child Protective Services (CPS), it's important to take immediate action to find out where your son is and receive updates on his well-being. I recommend reaching out to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Oklahoma on
Q: If I’m 17 and a half and tell my parents I’m moving out and I’m financially stable will the cops make me go home

I know that if I leave my grandparents will call the cops on me and try to say I ran away but I’ll be finally stable in my own how

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Juvenile Law for California on
Q: If my son testing presumptively positive got him taken but results came back negative, can I get him back?

My home was dirty because my boyfriend lost his wallet because I refused the harassment of cws and didn't was to participate they came back to search finding only weed paraphernalia (legal in CA) they take my son to the hospital and tested him where is was presumptively positive for... Read more »

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answered on May 23, 2023

If your son was initially tested presumptively positive for substances, leading to his removal by Child Welfare Services (CWS), but subsequent test results came back negative, it is crucial to address this situation promptly. You have valid concerns regarding the impact of these circumstances on... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Real Estate Law, Juvenile Law and Landlord - Tenant for Pennsylvania on
Q: 14 year old son and a group of kids got caught trespassing in an industrial park

14 year old son and a group of kids got caught trespassing in an industrial park, while attempting to run from to older men speeding in pick up trucks, eventually caught up to my son, slammed him against the ground and wall, there is some video proof and cuts and scratches on his elbow. And they... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Juvenile Law for Ohio on
Q: will my 14 year old son go to juvenile detention center for petty theft?

will my 14 year old son go to juvenile detention center for petty theft? he is already on probation for running away as an unruly child and has had 2 other major strikes with the police. it was a local shop family owned and the prosecutor is pressing charges. he stole around $60 worth of items.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Elder Law, Juvenile Law and Family Law for California on
Q: My two nephews live with me and I’d like to file a child support case against both parents and have one nephew removed

One nephew needs to be placed with CPS as he can no longer live with me

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answered on May 22, 2023

If you believe that one of your nephews needs to be placed with Child Protective Services (CPS) due to concerns for their safety or well-being, it is crucial to take immediate action. Contact CPS or your local child protective services agency to report the situation and seek their assistance in... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Florida on
Q: If my minor son case was dismissed at trial can a different lawyer get his affidavit for a client who case is still open

His case was closed due to false police statements that ended up with 2 officers fired, a different lawyer 2 months later got access to my son affidavit due to a different client whos case is ongoing and now being called to witness without my consent is that legal? With the fact of his case is... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Juvenile Law on
Q: My grandson 15 is in juvenile hall for elderly abuse and asualt on police officer . He has been to court several times

Before his last court date the p.d.said that they will probably drop the elderly abuse and keep the police asualt give him probation and send him home .when we went to court they gave him 6 months . My mother adopted him and his older brother at birth . Apparently he was drinking w friends mom goes... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Juvenile Law and Health Care Law for California on
Q: Hi I am trying to obtain Juvenile health mental health records I contacted the juvenile hall mental department

they told me it was destroyed which I wonder if they are really destroyed after seven years like they said say

Is there a way you can get juvenile hall mental health records after the seven years of being 18 I would like to have these records I was unaware of them being destroyed

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answered on May 19, 2023

The retention and destruction policies for juvenile mental health records vary by jurisdiction. It is possible that records are destroyed after a certain period, typically when the individual reaches a certain age or a specified number of years pass. To determine if you can obtain your records... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Immigration Law, International Law and Juvenile Law for Texas on
Q: I have a client with a greencard but wrong DOB. DOB was assigned by Afghanistan. What can we do?

I have a client with LPR status from Afghanistan. His parent were illiterate and didn't realize that his birth year was set 4 years in the future. He is looking to get naturalized because he is actually 18, but everything from his afghan documents to his green card say he is 18. What form... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Juvenile Law for New York on
Q: Do I have to sign paperwork for police on a complaint about my child's involvement in a fight? Can I cross complaint?

My child was in a fight with another child who used their phone to strike my child, she has facial injuries. I reported to the school the following morning about the situation but just found out other child's parents made a complaint with police. Do I have to sign the paperwork they are asking... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Juvenile Law and Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: Can you have a warrant a day before actions was taken? Can the judge that gave you a bond also be your juvenile judge?

For example: action took place on March 29, but they said I had a warrant for what took action on the 29 but the warrant was place on the 28. Is this possible?

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