How do your parents feel about this? If either parent objects, the court cannot declare you emancipated. Bear in mind that the purpose of the Emancipation of Minors Act "is to provide a means by which a mature minor who has demonstrated the ability and capacity to manage his own affairs and to live...Read more »
after the domestic was dropped dcfs came said i had to sign up with intac people or i could get my kids took. so i did, dcfs sign off on the case 7 months ago indacated . then the then juvenile states attorney summons me to court to making my kids award of the courts. can they do that? the intac... Read more »
I was in school and saw a jacket laying on the floor for about an hour unattended, then grabbed it. Yes my intention was to take it but if I was pressed about it I would of course give it back. A couple hours later I got called down to the deans and asked about it. I then said yes and handed the... Read more »
He has been involved with them when he visits me. They have gone to see him alone a total of 3 times in the the three years we have lived apart. I am the sole provider of care in every way and responsible for everything, he had been ordered to pay child support but has given me a total of 400... Read more »
so she can spoil her other daughter, is there any one else besides her adopted mother that can release from juvenile, or how long would she have to stay in Juvy, her adopted father and mother are divorced
No. The relevant language from the Emancipation of Minors Act appears in section 2: "No order of complete or partial emancipation may be entered under this Act if there is any objection by the minor, his parents or guardian."
The age of consent is determined by the law of the state in which the sexual act occurred. Since you are under 18 years old, you need the permission of your parents or the permission of a court to get married in Illinois. Will he get in trouble? Possibly, as you are younger than the age of consent...Read more »
This may be an unorthodox question, but I'm a novelist unable to find the resource information I need. In the state of Illinois, if a sixteen year old were to steal and crash a car under the influence of inhalants, with an unregistered handgun in the glove box, what would be the consequences he... Read more »
Nope. Only a licensed Illinois Attorney can represent you. You really need to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney right now because a felony charge is not something you want to try and handle on your own.
There are two ways to do this. One is to get your parents' consent. The other is for you to be declared emancipated by a court. This requires that you have a job and are supporting yourself, among other things. Basically, a court declares that you are fulfilling the role society attributes to an...Read more »
Was there a criminal conviction (juvenile) for shoplifting? I assume that Macy's is asking for $500. If that's the case, consult with a lawyer, but be sure to get full release for all possible claims that could be brought against the minor and his/her parents, guardians should that $500 or any...Read more »
I assume they had an attorney. If not they need to consult a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn. Generally, the wrongful death claim may be barred, the childs claim for future support and loss of companionship might possibly survive.
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