You do not have the legal capacity to decide where you wish to live until you are 18. You may qualify for emancipation if you are able to financially support yourself, in which case you should talk to an attorney to assist you in filing for legal emancipation.
I black out. I have biploar disorder, anxiety, depression, add, ADHD. My boyfriend was just trying to help me and the cops arrested me and I was already in a blackout/mental breakdown. I hadnt been on my meds as my physcotrist died a month or so ago and that day I was going to get my medicine. I... Read more »
If there are no court orders giving him custody of the children, then yes, you can go get them. It's a civil issue because it is handled by the civil and domestic courts. Police generally don't like to get involved in domestic matters. So unless he is physically restraining you from the property...Read more »
You can't put anyone in psychiatric facility if they are mentally stable; it's a doctor's call to admit someone for treatment, not a parent's decision because they're mad at their kid. It just doesn't work like that. She can however, report you as a runaway and send you to juvenile detention. I...Read more »
16 year old previously has been charged for assault on the same adult (me). 16 year old is my boyfriends daughter . She has assaulted me a total of 9 times but only charged twice. This time it is assault with deadly weapon. Wat will happen to her ?
caught my husband cheating called cops said he hit me but he didnt and they wont listen his first courtdate is tommoro what should i do i have a witness that says he didnt hit me should i go to court??
My son had a bruise/redness/scratch by left eye. He also slapped the right side of his face leaving handprint and bloodied his lip. The police officer didn't believe my son, even though I told them the incident had been recorded. No pics taken by officer, I took some inside the police station. No... Read more »
If the officer did not call social services, then you should. Also contact an attorney local to you ASAP about seeking a child protection order for your son and possibly to modify you custody order so you son is not living with your ex.
Non custodial parent has lived out of state now, for past year and half and Barely sees child. When he does it becomes a toxic environment for both custodial parent and child. Parents were never married and do not have any other court orders besides child support. The non custodial will not let... Read more »
If you were unmarried when the child was born, and have never had the father's rights declared in court with an enforceable visitation schedule, then he does not currently have rights to the child. You may deny visitation.
Be aware that at any time, he may seek a paternity action to...Read more »
You can't actually sign your rights away unless there is someone else to take your place, like an adoption by a step-mother. Likely he received sole custody granting you very limited visitation. You can seek a motion to modify to re-establish contact, if the circumstances since the original...Read more »
I saw this in a newspaper article and am confused on what it means. Against makes it sound not good for the person but then it says disposed so is that good? Also what is the full order of child protection?
Consent judgment means the parties agreed, or at least one party did not show up and contest the action. A full order of child protection is an restraining order on behalf of the child; and disposed means that the court has made a final decision. The whole thing means that a restraining order on...Read more »
The conviction will show up on your criminal record, so your best option is to disclose it on your application if they ask about your criminal history, and explain what happened and how you have changed your behavior since that time. The fact that it was so long ago and you have had no legal...Read more »
Why? You don't want to get back with an abuser. He is where he should be. Sorry, but it's up to his lawyer to try to get him out. Not your job. You apparently did what you could do but the evidence was such that he got put away. That should be a message to you.
I know my sister is being mentally abused and now I fear it has progressed to physical abuse. I think he is threatening her with hurting the family if she leaves. He is also, we believe, an undiagnosed schizophreniac. What can I do to help her get the help she needs to get rid of him and protect... Read more »
Your sister has to want to leave. If you personally witness any physical abuse, you can call the police. Just know that if you report it and your sister does not want to leave, it could make things worse at home for her and the kids. Until your sister is prepared to leave, there is not much you can...Read more »
Medical examiner said it was accident so after 58 or 85 days the guy was in jail for murder charges just got released. The stories don't add up and not do the injuries the child had even dfs said there was multiple injuries they discovered on the child and the injury he obtained from this so called... Read more »
If it went to trial, no--the double jeopardy clause prevents retrials. The problem is that the DA's office has to be convinced that having had the case thrown out once it's likely to succeed now. In a criminal case it has to be shown beyond a reasonable doubt that the person charged did it--that's...Read more »
I do not know the particulars of your situation, but domestic violence is a serious matter that should not be taken lightly. That being said, a victim of domestic violence can request an order of protection from the circuit court, and the proceedings would be a civil matter, not criminal. If the...Read more »
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