Minor party is currently enrolled in Online school. Has been since COVID put all kids out in March/April 2020. He is now almost done with his 6th grade year and is struggling. He has not retained any information. Constantly behind on assignments. Mom does not stay on top of him in regard to his... Read more »
answered on May 1, 2023
You do not mention the legal status between you and mom. Are you married? Divorced? Never married? Step one is to look at the court order, if one exists, regarding responsibility for the child. School is an issue covered by "shared parental responsibility." If the parents cannot agree... Read more »
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 »
answered on Feb 3, 2023
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 »
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
answered on Dec 26, 2022
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 »
As her parent, I cannot access her grades or the County Parent Portal, based on the school's misreading of my divorce decree and hearsay information from the other parent. The parent plan contains standard information sharing for the divorce.
answered on May 8, 2022
Perhaps, but it would probably be much more efficient, economical, and quick to explain to the school what the divorce decree provides. Or if all else fails apply to the court which issued the decree a specific order regarding the matter.
Child’s mother is listed as the primary parent on the plan and currently have an account with the district regarding the child’s education enrollment but has neglected to submit any application to be enrolled into primary school. She is located in a different county than myself and my wife.... Read more »
answered on Apr 19, 2023
Education issues fall under shared parental responsibility. If the parents cannot agree then your remedy is to return to court. Speak with a local family lawyer for more specific advice.
I’d like to know the exact law or statue that states I have to have a ged to attend classes to become a real estate agent. Or any other special trade school.
answered on Nov 6, 2022
Section 475.17(1)(a), Florida Statutes, requires you to be a high school.diploma graduate or equivalent, as the minimum education level, to be a licensed real estate agent
She died in PR im in FL. They are asking for a notarized form that says that she is the same person due to different last names. Im in FL the company is in PR. What can I do? Please help. Thanks!
answered on Apr 29, 2022
I don't understand your problem. Fill out the form, sign it before a Florida notary public, and mail it to the insurance company.
So students in my class were told by another student that they have to write a report about me. The students were told that the college staff authorized them to do so and such reports were used against me in a school hearing. So is it legal for a college administrator to authorize a student to... Read more »
answered on Mar 18, 2022
I don't understand how a student could, allegedly, "force" other students to write such a report. In any event, if the report contains defamatory allegations about you, it might be possible for you to sue the author of the report, and possibly the college and the students who... Read more »
I am in a 2-year, 4 semester program at my state college. During admission and acceptance into the program, it was stated in the handbook that we needed a 75% "C" to pass each semester. During the beginning of my 3rd semester, the director of the program decided to change it to 78%... Read more »
answered on Dec 11, 2021
Without reading the Hughes case, I don't know if it is binding precedent in Florida; was it a federal or state case, and did it involve Mississippi statutes, or general legal principles?
Recently graduated from esthetics school in Florida but it was the worst experience I've ever had. One of the things we can be taught is a Brazilian wax where all of the last but are waxed. I was the demo for my instructor and during the wax, she kept making comments along the lines “oh look... Read more »
answered on Oct 10, 2021
Assuming you are referring to "cosmetology" as defined in Florida Statute 477.013 (4), no, it is doubtful. The conduct you describe doesn't appear to be a crime.
The other party has since withdrawn from school and my daughter is getting all the fault. They even say they investigated but will not share any of the file
My vaccinated friend caught COVID-19, spread from an unvaccinated student, his next-door dorm neighbor. They have isolation dorms specifically to quarantine people and promised reservations for those who were vaccinated. The rooms are all full because they gave them to anyone who got sick instead... Read more »
answered on Sep 8, 2021
Your friend's rights largely depend on the terms and conditions agreed to when signing up to reside in the dorm. He therefore must schedule a consultation with an attorney and present all relevant writings for review. He can click on the Justia "Find a Lawyer" tab up top or contact... Read more »
It was to be placed in the school's chapel which it was. The school built a new chapel and the stain glass window remained in the old chapel which is now used for a study hall. Can my family ask for the window since it no longer is where it was specified to be placed.
Thank you - Bob M
answered on Jun 16, 2021
Your family can, of course, ask, but unless the donation was conditional you couldn't enforce your request.
My name is and I have a couple questions regarding my current and future living situation. I will be 18 soon but will still be a senior in high school, can I leave my parents house when I turn 18, or would I have to wait until I graduate to move out. My parents are both mentally and physically... Read more »
answered on Jun 4, 2021
When you turn 18 you will be an adult, and therefore able to move out whether or not you are still in school.
i am applying for fl license as a MFT and they are not sure if the exam was a state or national exam. Please help!!!!
answered on Jun 4, 2021
I have no idea what MFT means. If you took it in New Jersey, I would guess you should ask you question in Justia > Ask a Lawyer > New Jersey. If you mean "Marriage and Family Therapist"(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_therapy#Licensing_and_degrees), it would be a state exam.
I’ve submitted an email requesting a leave of absence and attempted to get a deferral from the lender which they declined. Now I would like to re-enroll and they are denying me a chance to finish the program until I pay I pay off the current balance, the lender also increased the amount that I... Read more »
answered on May 13, 2021
Whether it is ethical or it is breach of contract, you must revisit the agreement you signed with the school when you first enrolled. You should bring a copy of the agreement and consult an experienced contract attorney.
Things such as a no-kissing policy, no contact policy, or no general acts in school policy, or are these a violation of freedom of due process and of association.
answered on Jan 3, 2021
I assume you mean rules applying ONLY to acts on school grounds, as such restrictions on acts OUTSIDE of school, with penalties for noncompliance, likely would be unconstitutional. For on-campus activity, there are all kinds of rules for decorum purposes that would withstand constitutional... Read more »
I’m a high school student in Florida. My teachers are saying that theyre going to require webcams and record us because of online learning. As someone who values their privacy, this is very concerning to me. Is this legal?
answered on Aug 25, 2020
While it's generally not legal in Fla. to audio-record someone without their consent, I imagine that the school has made your consent (or your parents' consent on your behalf) a condition of attending the school.
What can I do to get my student out of taking that class? I don’t care if people want to live in sin but being forced to take a sexual preference choice as history I don’t agree with and it’s against our beliefs.
answered on Aug 5, 2020
You can protest to the school &/or the school board. If the school board won't listen to them, work to get the school board members replaced in the next election. Or you can transfer him to another school.
We are in Florida. My husband's grandfather was and his mother is in California. His mother was the trustee of his grandfather's trust which specified that upon his death each of my daughters should recieve $25,000 to be used toward their education. My MIL took the $25,000 and opened an... Read more »
answered on Jun 17, 2020
It doesn't appear that the trustee can do that, but one would have to read the trust to be sure. Also, since it appears to be a California trust, you might want to ask a California attorney to take a look at the situation.
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