Juvenile Law Questions & Answers

Q: What can a Minor who is being charged for assault for fighting do to have the charge dropped/dismissed?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for California on
Answered on Nov 17, 2017

it will be a minor's record not adults.

you need an attorney for the minor to review facts to see if there is a defense.

you want a lawyer that has good connections with juv ct.........which court is it?

if i know lawyer's in that court i will try to refer you IF YOU ARE IN A POSITION TO HIRE A LAWYER
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Q: My seventeen-year-old daughter decided she wanted to move out of my home, she moved in with her friend and her mother,

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for North Carolina on
Answered on Nov 17, 2017

Until she turns 18 - yes, you can force her to return home.
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Q: I'm 16 and live away from my parents who refused to take care of me and need emancipated how do I go about it ?

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and Juvenile Law for Ohio on
Answered on Nov 16, 2017

Ohio does not allow emancipation. See this link:

https://www.ohiobar.org/forpublic/resources/lawyoucanuse/pages/lawyoucanuse-255.aspx

Talk to your school counselor or other trusted adult about your situation.
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Q: I’m 15 years old and my boyfriend is 19, we are 3 years and 8 months apart can we date legally without parental consent?

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law and Criminal Law for Alabama on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

By "date" I assume you mean have sexual intercourse with you. If your 19 year old boyfriend has sex with you he will have committed a crime. You might want to read Section 13A-6-62 of the Code of Alabama. Your father is correct. He would will commit rape in the second degree if he has sex with you.
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Q: My 14 yr old son was charged with 4th degree assault and arrested what will happen to him

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Washington on
Answered on Nov 14, 2017

Your son should qualify for a diversion agreement if he has no prior criminal history and no prior diversions. This would be completed instead of an actual court action against him. He may be required to attend a class, meet with a diversion board or some type of remedial service. The benefit of a diversion is that it is even more of a rehabilitation system than juvenile court and there are no findings of guilt. I am not familiar with your jurisdiction in Vancouver specifically, but based upon...
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Q: What most likely will happen?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Juvenile Law and Patents for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Nov 14, 2017

So sorry, your question was posted to PATENTS (INVENTIONS) by mistake, you may want to change the topics associated with this question. I hope you find the answers you need.
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Q: Reckless op citation at 17 years old. One prior speeding ticket just a few months after turning 16. What to expect?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Juvenile Law for Ohio on
Answered on Nov 14, 2017

Based on your driving history, especially 90 in a 55 (or even 90 in a 70 on the interstate) at age 16, and now reckless operation, the court could determine that you are totally irresponsible, and not mature enough to have a license, and could revoke your license or suspend it for a long time to keep you from killing others on the highway. The court could also put you on probation. Your insurance company might drop you, and other insurance companies might refuse to insure you, and it is...
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Q: My sister in law is refusing to return my children. She has filed a motion of some sort what can i do to fight this?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Alabama on
Answered on Nov 14, 2017

Simple solution is that children move out with their mother along with belongings if she can well afford kids living without break to their current school. This may address your concerns.

To render a specific advice, let me know where your wife is currently living : with you or separately? If with you, would you both be able to provide a reasonable environment for children to live in?

Ass to your fear that your sister in law may seek custody of children is not that easy....
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Q: My sons 16 yo girlfriend is being mentally and emotionally abused by her parents. They have physically abused her before

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Ohio on
Answered on Nov 13, 2017

Report the problem to child services and her school, and any of her other family members.
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Q: At 18 can you legally move out or leave home and move in with another family member without your parents permission

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Alabama on
Answered on Nov 12, 2017

Unless you are emancipated (that is, 18-years old and completely self supporting) you are still a minor and subject to the control of your custodial parent. However, at 18 years of age, the juvenile system is limited in what it can or will do in terms of dependency or granting a petition concerning a child (you) in need of supervision.
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Q: Can a 16 year old be charge with murder

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for South Carolina on
Answered on Nov 12, 2017

Murder with intent to kill remains a major crime even committed by a minor i.e. under 18 or by a major (over 18) have no bearing on the nature of offence. However, offence so committed by a minor/juvenile will, in the eyes of law, be meted as such followed by the given procedure.
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Q: My 15yr old sister dates a 28 yr old man with her concent. Can we encarcelate him?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Juvenile Law and Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

The minor is too young to consent. The parent can get restraining orders against a man, and if there is suspicion that sexual activity is taking place, then a report can be made and the minor can be taken to a medical facility for a medical exam to determine if there, in fact, has been sexual activity. In that case, the local police should be called and that man can be charged with statutory rape.
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Q: I’m 18 and want to move out, my parents say they can press charges and keep me at home until I’m 21 is this true?

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Ohio on
Answered on Nov 10, 2017

No, they can't keep you until 21. You are no longer a minor, but they might still have a support obligation until you graduate from HS. Here is more information:

https://www.ohiobar.org/forpublic/resources/lawyoucanuse/pages/lawyoucanuse-255.aspx
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Q: I do my high school online and I live in the state of PA I turn 18 in Apri can i move out if I'm still in school

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Nov 9, 2017

Bear with it till you turn 18. Prior to 18 you refrain from moving out in your own interest.
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Q: If I get a divorce at 16 am I still emancipated?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Juvenile Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Nov 8, 2017
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Q: What case can I read about transferring a minor who committed a serious crime over to be tried as an adult?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Illinois on
Answered on Nov 7, 2017

https://www.themarshallproject.org/2015/03/24/the-worst-state-for-kids-up-against-the-law

This might help.
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Q: juvenile charged with aggravated battery caused with bodily harm. second degree felony , what will happen to the juveni.

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Florida on
Answered on Nov 7, 2017

Much more information is needed. "what will happen" will be determined on whether the juvenile was charged as a juvenile in juvenile court, or whether he was charged as an adult.
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Q: What can I do if my 17 year old daughter runs away in ohio? Will there be any consequences for her?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Ohio on
Answered on Nov 6, 2017

To start, contact your local childrens' services. They might advise you to also contact the police.
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Q: If a 17 year old male beat up a 14 year old female, what charges would he receive?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Domestic Violence and Juvenile Law for Michigan on
Answered on Nov 6, 2017

Any charges issued are in the discretion of the local prosecutor's office. Likely, he could be charged with assault. If the female is his sister, other relative, or for whatever reason lives in the same household, then he could be charged with domestic violence. Other charges are possible depending on the extent of injuries or use of weapons or objects.
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Q: Father of 19 year old daughter living at home. Do both parents of the home have to agree to evict the adult child?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Juvenile Law and Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Answered on Nov 6, 2017

There is no "easy" answer. If both spouses own the home, then permission from EITHER is sufficient to allow the guest to continue to stay ( the daughter is not a "tenant" as in a lease unless they are paying rent, and you indicate that is no the case). Ultimately, you may have to consider a divorce in order to address the issue of what support ( alimony only, NOT child support) you may owe to the spouse.
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