This time he made a bad disition in not getting in the bus instead got picked up from a freind then droped off at a house with another freind where cops where looking for some guys who had stollen a truck when they saw him they took him blaming him off stealing never was involved he doesn't even... Read more »
You can either hire an attorney to represent your son, or you can wait for the Court to appoint an attorney to represent him. Please understand, however, that unless you were present at the incident, the police version of the story and what your son is telling you may be different. Good luck.
If you commit crimes then yes your parents can report your criminal acts to the officials. However, just arguing is not going to be enough to send you to a juvenile facility. Try and calmly communicate with your parents how you are feeling without escalating the situation. Consider writing to them...Read more »
im 17, almost 18 in a couple of months. i was taken from cps at around the age 11 maybe and then lived with my grandma because she took my custody i was 13 /14 at the time. after living there for a while i got in a huge fight with my older cousin ( male ) he almost got violent with me & that day... Read more »
If anyone were to face criminal charges (or contempt) in this situation it would most likely be your mom. If you come back to the States before your 18th birthday any adult you stay with could be charged with Harboring a Runaway Child.
my daughter reacted to being hit in the face and proceeded to hit the other student back in self-defense. The school has video of the assault. The officer who was there is calling the incident a "mutual combat," when my daughter had no knowledge she was about to be involved in said fight. Can I... Read more »
I am a 15 yo and I got a felony for bringing a thc cart to school and they said i have to go to court but they didnt give me no paper work about my court . I have no idea when is my court date and i dont not wanna mess my record up even more.
Romeo & Juliet only protects him if he is 3 years TO THE DAY older or less. If he is 3 years and 1 day older than she is then he can't use that defense for Sexual Assault of a Child or Indecency with a Child.
WARNING: He could be prosecuted for Sexual Performance of a Child until the girl...Read more »
I have the 17 year old best friend of my daughter currently living with me. One of her parents is incarcerated, the other on drugs. Her grandmother has guardianship of her but can no longer care for her and is willing to relinquish those rights to me. In Texas, I’ve been told that minors in... Read more »
If a 17 year old leaves home, can they be persecuted in Texas? If they are living in a non dangerous environment and the people they are living with are willing to take them in. Is there different laws for this in different towns in Texas?
You could report it to law enforcement, but they will decide whether or not to pursue the matter. However, you should be aware that you lose control of what happens when the state gets involved. Only the prosecutor can decide what punishment to seek and whether or not to drop charges. I guess I...Read more »
If the child (17) does not want those charges to be placed, does the parent have to have their child (17) agree to placing the charges? Or can the parent just place them regardless if their child (17) wants them or not?
That happens sometimes. Consider putting a recurring event on your calendar that reminds you to call them every Wednesday at 10am. If you are bad at using your calendar perhaps set an alarm on your smart phone for that purpose.
TIL SHE CALMS DOWN AND THE SHE GETS UP AND PUNCH ME IN THE FACE BECAUSE I PICK UP HER STUFF AND TELL HER SHE GOING HOME CAUSE SHE DIDN'T ASK ME TO GO ANYWHERE AND I HIT HER BACK CAN I GET IN TROUBLE AND SHE HAS A HISTORY OF FIGHTING GROWN UPS SHE CLAIMS I HIT HER FIRST BUT I DIDN'T I REACHED FOR... Read more »
Anyone can get in trouble for anything. A more important question is can you get OUT of trouble. In this situation it sounds like you may have justifications for self defense in Penal Code 9.31 and possibly also discipline of a child under PC 9.61 (if her parents wanted you to look after her.)...Read more »
It depends on what exactly you mean by "sexual advances" but the potential offenses are Sexual Assault, Indecency with a Child, and Sexual Performance by a Child. You'll need to compare what actually happened to the definitions of those crimes in the Texas Penal Code to determine which, if any,...Read more »
The parents of the girl do not want to press charges. The 16 year old boy says she was with multiple friends of his at time of conception. 16 year old says he was with her almost a month after conception
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