I am reaching out to you with an urgent plea for assistance regarding my son, xx, who has been in a critical situation at the Metro Regional Youth Detention Center (Rydc). On January 3, 2024, Justin experienced a drug overdose and suffered multiple seizures while in the facility. Regrettably, his... View More
I'm very sorry to hear about the extremely troubling situation your son Justin is facing. You are right to continue strongly advocating for his proper treatment and care - no child or family should have to endure such an ordeal. Here are some recommendations of legal resources that may be able...View More
My juvenile son got in trouble last April. It went to court in late June/early July. The case was dismissed due to the DA not filing the paperwork timely. The lawyer and judge told us that it wouldn’t be brought back up and to live our lives and him not get into anymore trouble. He has done... View More
It's unusual for a case that has been dismissed, especially due to the DA's failure to file paperwork in a timely manner, to be brought back to court for the same charges. Typically, the principle of double jeopardy would prevent a person from being tried again for the same offense....View More
Reunification (getting your child back) is going to be a process. Most parents find this process a lot less frustrating when they have an attorney representing them. Without an attorney you may find social workers and attorneys for the state who do not want to communicate with you, judges who you...View More
I’m a 17 year old who is not happy being with my mom, For months i am mentally not happy. I just want to stay with my dad after i get out of school for the summer May 24th 2023. Many arguments, i was starting to do poorly in school here at my moms when i used to be a student that would excel. I... View More
If you leave your mother to go and live with your father without a court order, your father would technically be kidnapping if he refused to produce you back to your mother. If you want to live with your father the proper way to go about that is for your father to either file to modify an existing...View More
If you are still living with the father after 18 months of your children being in foster care, the Court has likely determined that the children can't be released back into your home, if the father is not sober. There appear to be some details that have been left out if the Court is...View More
Unfortunately this is not the best forum to get step by step instructions on how to handle your own legal representation. If you want to file a couple of motions I would google those motions and see if you can find assistance. And you file a motion on your own behalf for relief you personally are...View More
we appeared via zoom to the adjudicatory hearing. prior to my testimony & didnt consent on the record, we lost connection to the hearing. upon reconnection, the hearing was over and didnt know the outcome. i contacted my attorney and the case worker numerous times requesting the court order and... View More
You have an attorney. You should be discussing any issues you have with any orders and the outcome of your case with your attorney. Another attorney can't even represent you while you have a current attorney on record. Sit down with your attorney and discuss what happened in your case.
i was told by the court appointed attorney that all i would have to do is consent to a psychological and couples counseling, the court would oversee the progress, my daughter would remain with us, case closed with completion. fast forward to the hearing: girlfriend and myself appeared via zoom to... View More
Father issued tpo today, he has lived with ex girlfriend and her mother last 4 years. The mother had custody but got in trouble, arrested for meth and dfacs granted her mom temporary custody. His ex was injured 6 weeks ago and her mom has been out of town leaving my grandson with one her neighbors.... View More
I would advise you to seek a consultation with an attorney. Because no one can begin to give you advice based on the sentence you have posted on the board. Many more details are needed in order to provide an accurate response.
Because the driver is under 18, he will probably need a parent to appear in Court with him. If found guilty of the offense, he may face a fine, and possible licenses suspension, possibly until he turns 18. You need to consult an attorney in your local area that practices this kind of law. Thank...View More
Correct. "No contact" means just that. It generally also means no communication by phone, internet, text message, etc. and judges and the law take violations of such orders very seriously--meaning the mom should too.
You can ask a Sheriff to go with you to where the child is located, after showing your order establishing your legal custody rights. If the Sheriff won't comply, you can swear out a warrant with a Magistrate or police for interference with custody.
Im recording bc mother has accused me of being drunk and slurring words .. so i bought a breathalyzer .. record blowing bf and after i facetime with my daughter .... i have been recording our facetimes bc of accusations ... mother emailed me said she doesnt consent to the recordings citing private... View More
No. See O.C.G.A. section 16-11-62. While Georgia is a one-party state, requiring the consent of only one party to a telephone conversation to record that conversation, Georgia requires the consent of all parties to record a video chat (i.e. FaceTime) in a "private place and out of public...View More
My hubby showed for the TPR hearing, I did Not. Apparently, our rights WERE terminated. He didn't sign any paperwork, and, as I stated, I did not even go. Can our babies be adopted out without even our Knowledge? Also, can we adopt our own kids?!
He also let her quit school at 14 Ive been fightin this for 5 yrs PLEASE IM BEGGIN FOR HELP. my child cant walk and has a 6th grade edjucation. Every time i try to do something he has me locked up or restraining order taken out on me. Please help me
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