P. Justin Thrailkill's answer Depends on the county, what you are modifying, and what the local standing order requires you to do before getting a hearing. Talk to a local attorney about this in more detail.
Thomas C Gallagher's answer If it's a question about a Missouri case, you could post the question under the appropriate Missouri category so that a Missouri lawyer will see it, and perhaps answer it for you. In case you weren't aware, this was posted in Minnesota, the wrong state for the question.
Brent T. Geers' answer Courts make decisions concerning minor children based on the 12 Best Interest of the Child factors. If a court determines that a parent's home school plan is contrary to the child's best interest, it can order the parents to place the child in a different educational environment. In the case where the parents are not together, the parent who refuses could end up losing legal custody - meaning that the other parent would be legally able to make all decisions concerning the child.
Timothy Denison's answer You can have your parents file a petition for you for custody when the child is born and set up a visitation schedule between you and the child but they can prevent you from seeing their daughter.
Sasha Dadan Bonna's answer Competency plays a major role in whether the State Attorney's Office decides to prosecute a juvenile offender. I represent children who have been accused of crimes in my practice. If I think the child is to young, has a low IQ, an IEP plan, or has difficulty understanding the role of the judge, defense attorney and/or prosecutor, I will have them evaluated for competency.
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer There may be implications from both a criminal and child protection standpoint. I'd certainly recommend that your mother contact an attorney who is familiar with both criminal and family law matters.
David C. Veazey's answer You raise a lot of issues. Since you have a court-appointed attorney, you need to make use of that as best you can. If you believe the attorney is not representing you effectively, first try to schedule a time to meet with her. Bring up your concerns and ask her what you need to do to get your visitation back, and eventually custody. If after that meeting, you still feel that you and your attorney cannot see eye to eye, explain your concerns about her to the court, either at the next review...
Leonard Robert Grefseng's answer You have to file a written request ( a "petition") with the local court clerk asking for this to be done. The other parent will have to also join in or at least be notified and receive a copy of the petition ( that is called "service of process"). Your question does not specify the ages of the "teens" but the court might not allow it if they are unable to support themselves. There are other remedies to control their behavior other then emancipation- perhaps they should go into state custody? A...
William Wolf's answer You're asking a number of questions here. You really need to talk to a defense lawyer privately to get a more detailed response.
Can a juvenile in IL be charged with a felony if damage is under $600.00?
Yes. There's more than one way it could be charged to make it a felony, including a damage amount of $500.00 or more. Your lawyer would have to look at the document that charges you and the police reports to tell you either why it's a felony or why it could be charged as a...
William Wolf's answer I would consult with an attorney with experience in Juvenile Court regarding what are called no fault dependency petitions and minors requiring authoritative intervention petitions. If it's that bad that you want to have the court system involved, then this may be the way to go to show that you're trying.
The problem in involving the courts is that they may make decisions about custody on a temporary or permanent basis that you may not like. Once the ball gets rolling, you can't stop...
William Wolf's answer There's not enough information here to answer your question. A motion to lift a stay of what?
I would either contact the lawyer who represented him in the first place, or contact a criminal defense lawyer for a private consultation to discuss your son's issues to discuss the best option for your son.
Donald Arthur Hilland's answer How do you know the statements are false or misleading? What is your proof that the statements are false or misleading? Are you a party to the child custody case? Or are you simply someone who knows the truth? There are too many uncertainties in your question. Filing documents with the supreme court is like every court, except that you probably have to file online, but more and more courts are doing that anyway. But remember there are strict time limits for filings. Of course, there also...
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