Since you are 15 years old, it is important to know that in Georgia a child age 14 or older has the ability to request a change of custodial parent, and when the request is made, a custody re-evaluation typically happens. The judge will seriously consider your request, but will evaluate whether the...Read more »
Me and my husband took my 17 yr old brother in when his dad kicked him out. Since we have had him he is continually disrespectful to both of us and my pets, we have called the cops on him twice for putting hands on me, but never pressed charges. We were hoping for a scared straight kinda thing, and... Read more »
Your case has an entire history that led to DFCS involvement and a safety plan. You need to speak to an attorney that can review all of the documents, evidence and hear your story before giving advice about a case in progress.
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I'm wanting to move in with my girlfriend's (who is 17 turning 18 in five months) mother, but my parents are saying that I have to have my parents permission to move out. I'm 21, will be 22 in a few weeks, and I don't have any mental, physical, or health disabilities. Me and my... Read more »
First, your friend’s situation is unfortunate. He or she can file for a protective order if they have been abused. Second, because your friend is 17, a minor, he or she is the legal responsibility of the parent/legal guardian. That same parent/legal guardian could report anyone for interference...Read more »
At the age of 17, you must comply with the rules of your parent and/or legal guardian. The law is certain, emancipation occurs under 3 conditions: you turn 18, you enlist in the military or you get married.
Our child has a UTMA with investments and cash in it. We have never taken money out of it. We didn't realize that we could use it for education, child betterment and school activities. We paid all of these expenses out of pocket for many years and are now in debt because of it.
Under the Georgia UTMA custodian may expend the minor's funds for the support, maintenance, education, and general use and benefit of the minor. However, it would be inappropriate to expend the fund to bail the minor's parents out of debt. The safest course of action would be to use...Read more »
I would believe it is not illegal to do so, due to the fact that the female over the age of legal consent in GA (16). The 17 year old turns 18 in 8 months( December 7th), and I would believe it to be okay since 17 is the age when Georgia technically can consider you an adult, because you can make... Read more »
if my friend who is 17, 18 in a couple of months, have legal actions against them and be forced to return home if they ran away from home? we live in georgia and i read online that a 17 year old can legally voluntarily run away from home. would my family have legal actions against us if they lived... Read more »
My 15 year old grandson was involved in a fight in school with several other boys and now is suspended from school and pending tribunal hearing and maybe alternative school. He's never been in any trouble like this ever before. At best what will most likely happen to him?
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