If you are 16 or 17 years old and are financially independent, you can hire an attorney who practices in the area of family law to file a petition with the appropriate court in the county where you live.
Your parents will be served and have the right to object. Obviously, it will be...Read more »
Specifically, children sleeping with adults. And is there a requirement for space for a child? Or is it ok for a mom, her “husband” (by title only, no actual marriage), her son (not the son of the “husband”), and their daughter to live in one room in another person’s house?
A father of 2 boys that Ive known for almost 4 years in person asked me to cease communication with them for no reason in January. I didn't listen and continued communication, until 2 weeks ago when he said he found out about our communication, and harshly told me to cut contacr and "seem... Read more »
If you are not in any way related to these children, and sometimes even if you are related, a parent absolutely has the right to prevent you from communicating with their children. Absent certain circumstances, a PARENT of a child(ren) has a more superior right to their child(ren) than ANYONE else....Read more »
I’m a 15y.o. girl. Some of my friends are involved in drug use and have told me that their drugs seemed to have been laced with other dangerous drugs. I’m not too familiar with drugs considering I do not use them (and do not want to.) From these stories I have become concerned about their... Read more »
My brother stopped but not before he beat Dad up in the Shoe shop as I walked in back door after school seen Dad laying on floor and picked a shoe hammer up to fend Albert off of Dad. I cried then it was in high school days
I haven't had visitation since 2013 I lost my son by default a court date I had no clue about. I'm on block his keeping my son from me to get back at me for leaving him. Is it to late to get visitation
My son got in a fight off school property the next day a police officer pulled him into the office right him his Miranda rights and started questioning him without parent knowledge parent supervision or parent permission and threaten him made him feel intimidated even though he was just defending... Read more »
A juvenile can be questioned by the police without a parent being present. Whether that statement can be used, however, can be used as evidence in a subsequent legal proceeding depends on the totality of the questioning. Has a petition alleging delinquent conduct been filed? Talking with an...Read more »
Trying to charge her with assault the police that work at the school said we have ten days to bring her to the school to be fingerprinted or they will pick her up from the house. She was the ONLY one punished for the fight even after we’ve obtained evidence that the young lady started the whole... Read more »
First question: is your daughter under 17? At 16 years of age or under, juvenile law applies. At 17, she will be considered an adult for criminal law purposes (and the rules are different). Also, fingerprints are part of the book-in process which is generally not done at a school. In my...Read more »
allegation were physical abuse, in which in the affidavit my child stated to not be true, presumptive marijuana test when i delivered my child but my baby passed all testing for drugs and mental issues but i was reported by a mental dr that i didnt qualify for mental services. the judge who signed... Read more »
We hear these kinds of pleas for help far too often in Texas due to the nature of our system. I won't go into all the systemic problems which contribute to the CPS nightmare which you find yourself in. The good news is this: there is help out there. The bad news is this: the help you need is...Read more »
Sons gf lives with uncle and grandma her mom lives in Mexico she had a argument they told her to leave her mom talks to me ask me to give her a place to stay three days later she went home again with uncle and grandma following day she asked me to pick her up and drop off at a store for someone... Read more »
The answer is "yes", you can be charged if the police have reason to believe you are not telling the truth about how much you knew. Quit talking to the police and get a lawyer. If the police believed you, they wouldn't be threatening to try to convince the D.A. to prosecute you....Read more »
My daughter was at a park with her bf's family. Grandma got confrontational with grandson and my daughter. Told me daughter to leave. Daughter gets in car and calls me. I told her to make sure she doesn't do anything to her bf. Bf gets in car. Gma goes to daughters driver door and... Read more »
She just tried to commit suicide and pretty sure its after a fight, all the photos found in her phone are holding hand pics and faces blocked.. need help.. she is now saying they are just friends but I know that is not true.
Ex. My oldest has several mental health issues and oppositional defiance disorder. Once she moved out, it would be plausible she would 'get back at us' (parents) by manipulating and convincing her little sister to run away and come stay with her when things at our house were... Read more »
It is a defense to prosecution for Harboring a Runaway Child that the actor was related to the child within the second degree by consanguinity or affinity, as determined under Chapter 573, Government Code. See section 25.06(b) of the Texas Penal Code.
Ex. My oldest has several mental health issues and ODD. Once she moved out, it would be likely she would 'get back at us (parents)' by convincing her little sister to run away and come stay with her when things at our house were unfair or she were being punished. Could I press charges on... Read more »
The offense named Harboring a Runaway Child does NOT apply to siblings or grandparents. See: Texas Penal Code section 25.06(b). Also, the police solve their problems with ammunition. Don't use law enforcement to solve parenting problems.
You can report a suspected crime to law enforcement. That usually means the police department if the incident occurred inside the incorporated city limits or the sheriff's department if it happened out in the county.
I am not a doctor and am not sure what those prescriptions are for, but since you're both married and this is your son, you both are free to make medical choices regarding your son, either jointly or separately.
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