So a sub wrote a report about me at school saying i took a picture of her, the school told me if i am lying and they search my phone and find it they will press charges, for starters i know they cant search unless proven that they have a warrant due to my 4 amendment, and this sub made me feel... View More
In California, if law enforcement obtains a search warrant for a specific item, such as a picture on your phone, and they find something else illegal during that search, it could lead to further legal consequences. The scope of a search warrant is generally limited to what is specified in the...View More
Under California law, when Child Protective Services (CPS) is involved, it is important to engage cooperatively while asserting your rights. If CPS intends to open a case, you have the right to be informed of the allegations and to speak with an attorney.
My wife has an issue with a school and plans to abruptly withdrawal our kid. I dont agree but that's a whole different issue. I talked to the principal to figure our ways to help my wife feel better about the school. Also asked what will I expect to happen in the time after. She explained she... View More
In California, when interacting with CPS and law enforcement, you maintain the right to remain silent and the right to legal representation. You are not required to let them into your home without a warrant. However, working cooperatively, while protecting your rights, could potentially foster a...View More
Can I sue the co-owner for stealing my assets and my game? The co-owner is only 16 and I'm 24 the reason I even trusted him as a co-owner is because he had modeled and coded stuff for me for about 2 years on different games and always did a great job despite his young age and always acted... View More
Under California law, you might have a case based on breach of contract, unjust enrichment, or conversion. Since the co-owner is a minor, there could be some limitations on the enforceability of any agreements you had with him. You should gather all the evidence of your agreements and the work...View More
If DCFS removes a child and fails to include relevant medical diagnosis in the petition, it could potentially support a claim of wrongful removal. However, success in such a claim would depend on various factors, including the specifics of the case and the laws applicable in California. Consulting...View More
You may have grounds to file a lawsuit against the juvenile detention center if the strip searches were conducted in violation of your constitutional rights. The Fourth Amendment protects individuals from unreasonable searches and seizures, and strip searches must be justified by reasonable...View More
As a juvenile on probation, you are subject to certain conditions and restrictions as part of your probation. These conditions may include drug testing and restrictions on drug use, even if the drug in question is not related to the offense that led to your probation.
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... View More
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...View More
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...View More
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...View More
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...View More
If your 15-year-old daughter is facing charges and has a court date as a result of a search at her school, you may be able to obtain a copy of the school's security footage through the discovery process in court. You may also wish to contact the school directly and request a copy of the...View More
I have a juvenile felony, i was adjudicated for. I never admitted to anything because i didn’t do anything, regardless of my plea the judge believed the other party and damaged life long plans and dreams of being a police officer, im looking for any way to still participate in this career field... View More
In California, the eligibility requirements for becoming a peace officer vary by agency, and may depend on the specific circumstances of your juvenile felony conviction. However, in general, a juvenile felony conviction may disqualify you from becoming a peace officer.
If your granddaughter was adopted by her paternal aunt, you may have limited legal options for obtaining visitation rights. However, you may be able to petition the court for visitation based on your previous relationship with your granddaughter and your ongoing bond with her.
I live in California so does the perpetrator. The other victim lives in Russia. Can I ask her for her testimony?Will it be seen as stalking or harassment? He did this online. I have reported him to National Society of Missing and Exploited Kids based on my testimony. He made rape threats towards... View More
As a victim of grooming, it is understandable that you may want to reach out to the other victim and share your experiences. However, it is important to proceed with caution and respect their boundaries.
Contacting the other victim to ask for their testimony may not necessarily be...View More
In California, schools are required to obtain written consent from a parent or guardian before a student can donate blood. If the school allowed your underage son to donate blood without your consent, they may have violated state law.
You may have legal options to hold the school...View More
any laws with his behavior-- we're not happy. Our son was expected to write a private journal in his class and he does not care for the teacher (He's very rude and has a reputation for being an a-hole). He wrote his true feelings about the teacher, expecting privacy as promised.The... View More
Under California law, students have a reasonable expectation of privacy when it comes to their personal journals and private communications. If a teacher were to read a student's private journal without their consent or share its contents without a legitimate reason, it could be considered a...View More
I'm sorry to hear that your son has been mistreated by the police. If your son was physically harmed by the police and they falsified reports, he may have grounds to pursue legal action against the police department or the individual officers involved.
I am a Non offending parent of cps removal. Mother alleged drug use is reason for removal. But hospital has put her on methadone treatment for the last 5 months of her pregnancy. I am learning that this is the recommended procedure for a safe birth. At birth she was drug tested to see if she has... View More
In California, if CPS removes a child from the home, the parents have the right to request a hearing to challenge the removal. This is called a detention hearing, and it must be held within two court days after the child is removed from the home. At the detention hearing, the court will decide...View More
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