KCS does random weapons checks of students and their personal property, not just lockers and MacBooks which I understand is not student property, at the public schools. The school system has procedure outlined to conduct these, but how is it not violating the students' 4th amendment rights?... View More
The legality of random weapons checks in schools, including searches of pockets and backpacks, is a complex issue that balances student safety with Fourth Amendment rights. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that public school students have reduced expectations of privacy while at school, which...View More
Student committed theft from a local gas station To prevent charges they worked with the owner and accused the employee of stalking for chasing and finding out his identity. They are currently trying to press charges for stalking to scare the employee that was hit by his car from taking civil... View More
If your 17-year-old son has pleaded guilty to leaving the scene, it's important to familiarize yourself with the specifics of the state laws where the incident occurred, as penalties can vary. Before the court date, gather any evidence or testimonies that might be relevant to the incident or...View More
Those are two different cases in different Courts, so it would be difficult, and possibly not beneficial to do so. Talk to your attorney(s) about this or hire one. Usually it is better to dispose of one case then move to the other if possible.
No one could tell you for sure what would happen prior to a judge hearing evidence in a case. However, it sounds like these kids need representation from an attorney who will look out for their futures. Depending on the charges, the kids' lives could be impacted in a negative way.
I'm 18 and male. Four years ago when I was 14, my mother was going to visit her friend who lived in the countryside for a few days and she took me with her. While we were walking over to her friend's house, I slipped and fell in the mud. When we arrived at her friend's house, my... View More
Generally, you cannot successfully sue someone unless their actions or inactions caused you to suffer actual legally compensable injuries. Your question does not mention any such injuries, and it is difficult to imagine how the facts you describe would likely result in any such injury.
I have recently been through heck and back since February of this year, My mom passed March 13th 2023 also, but my child’s father has not seen or talked to my daughter for 7 or so months, we have a court order for child support since 2017 . The last payment received was 12/12/22. When they try to... View More
Go to the local Child Support Office and take all your court orders about your child with you. They may be able to help you. If that does not work out, contact Legal Aid. You may be able to get a pro bono lawyer.
Usually the Judge incarcerates you for some or all of your Sentence. In fact, the Probation Officer/Juvenile Officer usually takes you into custody when you fail the urine/hair test. Call your attorney.
It *sounds* like this is in the early stages of CPS involvement, in which case the Department of Children's Services merely needs to show there is "probable cause" to prevent your husband from having contact with your children, in the interest of keeping your children safe....View More
Who told you to bring the child to Court? If it is not an Order from a Judge, then you do not have to. But it sounds like other interested parties want the Child there. Hire an attorney to represent you, and take the Child to Court. Apparently your continued custody is in peril.
If you have no legal right to have this child at your house, it is probably in the child's and your best interest for you to contact your local Police and the Tennessee Department of Children's Services (DCS). You can explain to them what happened and they can decide what is best for the...View More
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