Would a 17 1/2 year old be able to decide to go into a placement or be able to choose a safe place like a friend or family members home to go to if a cps case we're opened and they decided to remove the children from the home in the state of Kentucky
I know someone in a horrible home environment and the longer she stays there the more she feels as if she doesn't want to be alive. Is there anyway she could leave the home without being forced to return home or getting charged.
You will need to ask he DMV. But you are a step parent and not either a custodial or non-custodial parent. To save on being hassled just have one of his parents go with him. I don't think DMV cares who has legal custody.
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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Started Running her mouth to me being very rude and now she keeps running her mouth to me being very rude and now she keeps threatening to hit me if she hits me can I hit her back because I’m not going to just stand there and let some 16-year-old knock the shit out of me and not do anything.... Read more »
Sounds like you may potentially need a protective order against this child. You can actually have her charged with simple assault at this point if you are in reasonable fear that she is going to cause you bodily harm and you can articulate why or present evidence such as a video of her conduct....Read more »
I am 15 years old i got into a altercation with my mother for assult and battery but the judge dosent know that she hit me in the head with a metal object during the altercation and my grandma had to take me to the hosptial because i had a knot... Even tho i was assulted also in that situation wat... Read more »
There are a number of factors that go into answering your question. However, most importantly sounds like you need to talk to a lawyer to adequately present your defenses to the court. If you were acting in self-defense, you may need help presenting that argument to the judge. You can ask the...Read more »
Having dealt with similar cases before, I know that these situations can be difficult. I don't know if the 19 year old guy is doing anything particularly bad or if you simply don't want him around your daughter. Unfortunately, with the information provided, I do not believe that the situation you...Read more »
They didn’t do a background check because my dad has all three and we have a better home for my little brother than her. We where going to court against her, and the mom was on our side. The grandmother lied in all her papers and ran my dads name and the moms name in the ground. She got to keep... Read more »
I gave birth at home. It was planned, my second all natural birth. She came at 37 weeks just like my previous daughter. She was pink she cried she nursed she pooped. We went to sleep when I awoke she was not breathing. Called 911. Was told at hospital she had died. Then I was held in the room where... Read more »
First, I cannot imagine what you are going through. I wish you the strength to weather this storm, the patience to deal with the government bureaucracies, and the resiliency of spirit to bounce back from this ordeal when you reach the other side.
Yes, you can. You can also move out whether or not you get married, so if you're getting married just so you can move out, don't bother. Just move out, Now, whether you OUGHT to do either one - get married or move out - are different questions, but with respect to whether you CAN do it, the...Read more »
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 »
She repeatedly slapped my daughter in the face she had her by the throat. My daughter want to know if they will report her to dad she has to children that I believe may have seen it she is worried about the kids but that she will get in trouble for hitting her back
If daughter was not the aggressor and didnt start the altercation, and if she has injuries, then go to the magistrates office and take out assault charges. Nothing prevents aunt from doing the same thing.
Clearly this is an unhealthy family relationship, and I would sever contact until it...Read more »
Your circumstances are unfortunate. There are a few options, but it will depend on some specific circumstances. For starters, consider filing a Temporary Protective Order. There is certain criteria that must be met. Does the juvenile reside with you?
For a couple of years my daughter has been in and out of trouble at school and home (promiscuity, unruly behavior, possible drug use, sneaking out.) In November, she was diagnosed with severe depression, anxiety, and PTSD and prescribed prozac, which she has since run out of and it has not been... Read more »
My son deleted the pics but she shared his with someone at school - not sure how far it's gone. He doesn't even know why he did it, is ashamed, will never do it again but has been getting bullied. We talked to his therapist but she was only helpful for his mental health. I am not sure what... Read more »
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