My sister moved to another state with her two younger children, age 12 & 16. She became homeless and could no longer afford to keep them. She dropped them off at her 22 year old home in Alabama. They were only was suppose to stay for the holidays. It’s been 4 months and she has not returned. They... Read more »
Yes, you can. You can also move out whether or not you get married, so if you're getting married just so you can move out, don't bother. Just move out, Now, whether you OUGHT to do either one - get married or move out - are different questions, but with respect to whether you CAN do it, the...Read more »
Simply telling them to leave should be enough. If not, then issuing them a trespass warning and involving the police would be the next step. If this fails, then a court order is your final and most expensive option.
Hello. No, until you are 19, you are covered under the Court order from your parent's divorce or custody matter. It sounds like you need to discuss this issue with your parents and let them take the necessary legal steps to make this happen. It has possible child support and tax implications, which...Read more »
my son is diagnosed and receives ssi from the government for his condition. They havet him in a school with other children who have been kicked out of regular school for fighting and other things. My son has an iep and they put in a secial needs kid with bullies and when he stands up for himself he... Read more »
The 21 yrd. applied for adm. of estate and received a sum of life insurance money. She then kicked the sister out and is selling her father's things. I have nothing to gain in this but I feel the minor is being mistreated. She lost her father and her home. Can someone help her legally? The minors... Read more »
First of all, "date" means go to the local burger joint together. It does not mean have sex with. THe 26 year old may well be contributing to the delinquency of a minor. She will probably not be liable on sexual abuse charges because his is 16 years old. The 16-year old, naturally, is all about...Read more »
Is who they are living with right now breaking any laws by allowing them to live there without consulting the legal guardian at all and also moving out of town with the child without parents permission
WARNING: I am not your lawyer and providing you with the generic information, definition, clarification or explanation you seek about a legal matter on this anonymous forum does not make me your lawyer. By answering your question I am only trying to provide you with general...Read more »
With a good lawyer you probably won’t be found guilty of anything because under the facts as stated you didn’t do anything. With no lawyer you may get caught up in the system and not be able to avoid a conviction. On the brighter side, your friend is probably not guilty of the felony crime if...Read more »
It was a juvenile court case. I know for a fact that once a child has legally become an adult the court fees/costs are transferred to that individual. What exactly will happen when I show up on that court date? Jail time for not paying court fees even though that's not legally possible as minor?
The transfer of the liability for the fees is something with which I am not familiar. I don't know what role you played in the case. If you were represented by a next friend because you were a minor, you may be liable for the fees now that you are an adult. If you are still a minor represented by a...Read more »
The letter I received says pay or appear in court and it states my name I'm only 18 so why am I now responsible for my court fees. My mom refuses to pay the rest even though I gave her the money to pay it off. (Yes I'm aware the age of majority is 19) more info: i was put in a juvenile detention... Read more »
The 17 year old would be living with another family member (age 50) who would provide for them and keep them in school. This person raised them along with an adoptive mother but is now moving to Alabama and would like to take the young person with them. The 17 year old and the adoptive mother (who... Read more »
You need to supply a few more details before I can attempt to answer. I am guessing that the mother of the child had the children picked up by the Alabama Department of Human Resources. After that there would be a 72 hour hearing and then DHR would work to put the children back with the parents or...Read more »
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