& her family in Indiana. My son's father signed over educational guardianship to the girlfriend's grandma, as it was her property they had moved to. The same school initially told my son the school was his district based on his address. A week later they received records from the... View More
Your son's death was a terrible tragedy. That said, there is something wrong with the facts. "There are no buses to your home" CANNOT be reconciled with a bus stop a few houses down. Either way, his custodian (the girlfriend's grandma) is NOT responsible for his death....View More
We began dating 7 months ago I was 15 he was 19, he's now 20. My parents knew about our relationship the entire time, but they decided to put a restraining order when they found details of our relationship. I'm just wanting to know if it is a restraining order that will expire, one I can... View More
The protective order is likely for 2 years so it will expire before you turn 18, however, your parents may be able to get an extension. Additionally, if you and your boyfriend are sexually active and there is more than 4 years in age difference, he is committing Sexual Misconduct with a Minor...View More
I live in Indiana, the device was taken from a minor and is used to ensure safety by making sure she can remain in contact with a parent when playing with a group of friends a short distance from home at a playground, about half a block away from home. A teenager has been taking it from her to... View More
I’m 14 years old That lives in Indiana and I don’t want to live with parents anymore. They mentally abuse me. They control my life and don’t let me express myself. They always shut me down and always threaten me that they will hit me. I’m tired of waking up everyday and hearing they yell at... View More
The short answer is “No”. You cannot run away from home without running the risk that you will find yourself in juvenile court for a juvenile delinquency matter. You could be placed on juvenile probation and have many consequences imposed by the judge.
You should consider speaking with an attorney before going to court. If you go and admit the violation it will add a minimum of 4 points to your record and likely increase your insurance costs considerably for the next three years or so.
I can’t go back to my moms yet untill an old step parent of mine is gone my boufriend has offered to talk to his mom and let me stay there but I don’t think I can leave with out her calling the cops after a while sayin I’ve run way and I do t wanna be charged for runaway when I wanted to get... View More
It sounds like DCS is involved with your family, or was involved anyway. If my assumption is correct, I'd suggest you reach out to your caseworker and talk to them about your situation. But if you feel you are truly being abused then you should call 911, or contact any attorney who would make...View More
My 13yr old is being bullied by 7 other juvenile's and a 17yr old highschool juvenile! Not only at school in the State of Indiana but online social networks! This is not a case with mutual combat,my daughter doesn't have any social networks except "musical"so I just need help on... View More
Based on your question, I can appreciate your situation being a young adult, but with that said you are considered a minor until you turn 18 and as such you can't own property. The property you speak of belongs to your parents or to those whom you live with. The property purchased by your...View More
My 12 yr old brother stole around $500 dollars using my friends Xbox account, which was linked to his mother's bank account. Could he get in trouble with the authorities for thievery? This is not the first time this has happened, he recently stole $90 from my mother's credit card on video... View More
I make a stabile income. I am online homeschooled, and do keep descent grades. I have a stable housing offer. I am fairly responsible (I'm not perfect) But I feel I could do decently on my own. So again, my question is can I move out, with taking legal action, without consent, and without... View More
I got punched in the face 5 times by my boyfriend's sister. She is 16 years old. I am 33 years old. I am in and out of the hospital for my nose. She busted a blood vessel. And I now have a deviated septum and have issues with my nose. I now need to see a specialist for it. I'm in pain... View More
You cannot file criminal charges against her that is the responsibility of the prosecuting attorney. However, you can call the police to make a report if that has not already happened. The police should sent the report to the prosecutor to review for battery charges. It is entirely the...View More
The short answer is yes. However, if you are considering running away, things must be pretty bad at home. You should contact the police, CPS or another agency to seek help. Do not put yourself in a dangerous position by running away.
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