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...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... 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 »
When I turn 16 he will still be 19 is there any law saying that we can’t date when I turn 16 because I wanna be in an open relationship with him but I can’t because my dad will try to throw him In jail and has put in my head a bunch of lies saying stuff is a law when it’s not and I’m not... Read more »
By "date" I assume you mean have sexual intercourse with you. If your 19 year old boyfriend has sex with you he will have committed a crime. You might want to read Section 13A-6-62 of the Code of Alabama. Your father is correct. He would will commit rape in the second degree if he has sex with you.
My sister in law was helping my wife while we were seperated, she got upset with my wife and kicked her out. Now she is making false accusations about my wife and i also threatening us with DHR. I dont know for sure but there is a rumor she may have filed a motion for custody. Im looking for some... Read more »
Unless you are emancipated (that is, 18-years old and completely self supporting) you are still a minor and subject to the control of your custodial parent. However, at 18 years of age, the juvenile system is limited in what it can or will do in terms of dependency or granting a petition concerning...Read more »
Yes you are responsible for him! He is a minor and not an adult. He is not on your lease as a renter (he can't be, he is a minor). You need to talk to a lawyer in your county about a CHINS petition or something similar.
I am not familiar with juvenile law or probation rules, but I have a couple of thoughts. First, Alabama does not consider someone an adult until age 19 (so you may be limited doing something without parents permission unless you pursue emancipation). Second, you may just want to ask your probation...Read more »
THe age of majority is 19, not 18. .I assume your mother has custody of you now. Your step father has nothing to do with your custody or where you live. You are not a subject of the divorce of the two of them.
They will not sign or give their consent for me to get emancipated so I would like to know and explore other options how to go about things. I would have a place to go and reliable transportation so I could get a job and go to school. My boyfriend of 2 years has supported me more financially and... Read more »
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