My daughter goes to a Miami-Dade public school and participates in a magnet/academy w/in the school. Last weekend there was a school trip where girls were caught vaping. The girls that were caught in turn claim that my daughter was doing the same thing and that she threw out a vape pen in the... Read more »
It is incorrect to say that "there is absolutely no proof"; another student's word IS proof (or evidence). As you indicate, "It is their word against hers". So, it depends on who they believe. If the school's rules and regulations allow suspension or expulsion for...Read more »
My aunt was on site picking up her child when my nephew broke his leg around 2 pm. He was playing basketball at school while waiting on the busses to arrive. The school called the ambulance but never called his mom to notify her. She drove to the school (after my aunt called her) then followed the... Read more »
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. An important issue here would be the damages resulting from failure to notify a parent. It looks like timely response was made to summon an ambulance. The hospital delay does not appear to be the fault of the...Read more »
A document that I recently had notarized by Bank of America is being rejected by my university on the grounds that the notary hasn't signed it. While attempting to research this online, I have yet to find definitive answers.
My child is on home hospital due to him being sick a lot. I found out that the school called my sons doctor questioning the home health reason and asked when his appointment was and the doctor openly told them that we decided that it may be beneficial for my son to see a therapist the doctor openly... Read more »
If you live in Nebraska, the age of majority is 19 years old. Thus, an 18 year in Nebraska is generally still in the legal custody of their parents. One exception to this would be if the 18 year old is legally emancipated by court order.
Really depends on your legal status to the child, the other parent's legal status to the child, and whose been listed on the contact card with the school. It's unlikely you're going to succeed with a claim against the school; your bigger issue is within the family.
Arriving at my granddaughter’s elementary school for an approved PTO volunteering event at the requested time, Right away I was met with resistance. She began using her phone. She inquired to several ladies standing close by a loc of someone.... Read more »
The law does not require the schools to allow any particular person to volunteer and there are literally hundreds of reasons from the mundane (we have enough help) to the quite serious (this individual set fire to the building last time they were here) that someone might be turned away.
An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. At this point, one option is to reach out to law firms to see if it's possible to set up a free initial consult to briefly discuss. In addition to your own attorney searches, you...Read more »
My 13 year old sons person was searched, his backpack, coat, hoodie and locker. We were not notified. Then they find weed rolling papers. (Obviously he shouldn't have them) then they threatened to call the cops and said he'll have fun in juvie. He was so terrified that he... Read more »
Your primary issue needs to be resolving any school administrative action or juvenile action against your son. Yes, schools can search students' personal belongings and lockers. The appropriateness of other actions described should be discussed with a local attorney.
After the pandemic, a year in isolation, my child was diagnosed with depression. When depression began to develop in several subjects at school, she received a very low score. During treatment, she managed to correct her grades. But the school refuses to change the grage. We are looking for a... Read more »
A California attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. I'm sorry for the hardship your child is experiencing. You could reach out to attorneys to discuss - there are attorneys who specialize in education law. However, one of the difficulties with such a case is...Read more »
A Utah attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal with the assaults. It's possible you could - but more information is needed in terms of location and other details. You could reach out to local attorneys to try to arrange a free...Read more »
I wrote an email to both super attendant and principal about my spouse and another teacher being unprofessional.The other teacher texted my spouse if I was still his lady while getting herself involved in matters that were not of her own.She also would text him pictures of her kids and tell him she... Read more »
Unfortunately you have no rights when it comes to how your wife is treated at work, and the employer may, if it wishes, exclude you from activities at the school or even exclude you from campus altogether.
If your wife has an issue she should report it to the principal or the district HR...Read more »
Adopted without our permission. Our daughter didn't know(7th grade) and the teacher didn't know what the icon was for. She opened it up and before she could close it our daughter saw it said adopted. We had a meeting with principal and he blamed it on secretary. Is there lawful action to take?
A most unfortunate way for your daughter to find out; I'm sorry. I'm not sure there is any lawful action you could take against the school or teacher, for what sounds to be an inadvertent action. I think you did the right thing in meeting with the principal to express your concerns.
And became trustees of my settlement. I lost my right foot it was screwed and bolted on and I had 4 back surgery since then. I never got a penny. My dad has property and Maks $ of me now while I'm on SSD AND FOOD STAMPS. WHAT CAN I DO
Because you were a minor at the time, someone(s) had to be trustee(s) until you would turn 18, unless some other legal arrangement was made for them to be trustees until a later age. In the meantime, the trustees had the duty to spend the money for your benefit, so the first issue is: did they do...Read more »
The case starts with discrimination and a huge negligence issue all the way to the Dean of that building. Then the VP of Student affairs emailed me several times (she didn't know I was cc'd) with three employees I don't knit l know, misrepresenting themselves as the President of ASU.... Read more »
All I can discern from your post is the your child was the victim of some sort of discrimination based on sexual orientation and that you cannot afford to pay an attorney by the hour to represent her. I suggest you contact some attorneys who handle discrimination matters and see if anyone would...Read more »
This may be more a personal injury law question than one about educational law. I'm sorry about the assault on your daughter. I hope she is okay. These scenarios are fact-intensive and require examination of school's supervision and other factors. I recommend you reach out to law firms to...Read more »
It could depend on the extent of damages resulting from the delay in providing medical care. If the ensuing damages are not significant, many law firms would be unlikely to handle on a contingency basis. Good luck
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