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?
Cops told me they had to send a request to judge to see if he was gonna be taken to juvenile detention but then he released my son and said we have court date. What will happen then when we get to court with my son. First time this ever happened. Second time cops came to my home about my son but... Read more »
What is a petition for dependency and what should I do ? My children do infact live with her because she begged me to allow them to , but her son is only the father of my oldest child yet he signed off on a birth certificate for my youngest child who isn't his , he also lives with his parents... Read more »
You need to hire an attorney. A petition for dependency typically alleges that the children have been abandoned or neglected and are without a proper guardian. It can significantly affect your parental rights.
If they do get charged will they be able to fight the case with the juvenile courthouse and there Guardians also would there be any way to changed as a adult the if the child is trying to emancipate themselves would they still be able to even with the changes?
You may be convicted of a felony. The penalty is one to five years in prison for any individual who introduces contraband into a prison facility, and/or provides these items to an offender, as well as to any offender found with any of these items in their possession while under incarceration....Read more »
I want to go to the park and hang out with friends after school but my parents won’t allow me and they threaten to call the police and report me as a runaway if I go anyway. I’m 16 soon to turn 17 and I just want this little bit of freedom, so can I get in trouble with the law? I have good... Read more »
I have evidence that the Child protective services case worker who made the report after having my children removed from my custody lied in the report to justify her actions. Not only do I have documentation proving her lies, but I also have eye whitnesses to the entire incident when she took my... Read more »
If you can demonstrate that based on the cases workers lies, the children would not have otherwise been deemed dependent, you may be able to get your case dismissed. You need to consult with an attorney to discuss your allegations and options moving forward. An attorney should be appointed to you...Read more »
My DFCS case worker knowingly gave false information to their attorney to present to the judge to increase punishment for the crimes they are accusing my family of. I have irrefutable proof that they have committed perjury not just this time, but as well as the initial statements made by the... Read more »
Yes, any testimony given to a judge in court is presumed under oath with penalty for perjury. It is best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your case and provide you with tailored representation.
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I was dropping my boyfriend off at his car in the school parking lot around six in the afternoon after we had gone to eat. There was a set of AirPods on the ground out in the rain, so we saved them. We waited in the parking lot for an hour or so to see if the owner would come back, granted school... Read more »
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