You do not have the legal capacity to decide where you wish to live until you are 18. You may qualify for emancipation if you are able to financially support yourself, in which case you should talk to an attorney to assist you in filing for legal emancipation.
They stopped them and another boy and were asking them all kinds of questions and accusing them of them of breaking into buildings and doing drugs. I was not notified nor was I present when the officers did this.
If you leave home before you are 18, your parents could call the police and report you as a runaway. Once found you could end up in juvenile detention. You can become legally emancipated if you can financially support yourself. However, if you cannot obtain permission to leave home, and you...Read more »
I live in Missouri. My baby's biological father left me after I found out I was pregnant and has a new girlfriend. We were only together a few weeks. My baby is 5 months old and at his request we did a paternity test. He has still not met his baby or paid child support and Now he is wanting to sign... Read more »
The only way to terminate a biological parents are with an adoption. However, unless there is a court order regarding custody, an unwed father does not have any rights to his children, so if you want to merely keep the child away from him, you do not have to do anything; so long as he does not...Read more »
This case would go to the Supreme Court. It is newsworthy. Civil rights violations. Statues ignored. Policies and procedures not followed. False documents presented to the court. This needs to be brought to the media's attention. Background in Family Law would be a plus. It is a very long twisted... Read more »
No, he will have to be emancipated or have his parents' permission to live with you. If you believe his parents are unwilling or unable to care for him, you can seek a temporary guardianship over him, but that will have to be done in Colorado.
I am 17 years old and I don’t want to stay at home anymore. It’s not a healthy environment. I did research and I found that in some states you can’t be forced to come back home at 17 if you runaway. I’m also aware that I’m not the age of majority. I just can’t wait until 18. It’s a... Read more »
Until you are 18, then you will be considered a runaway if you try to leave home; your mother can call the police and have you placed in juvenile detention. You will have to have your friend seek guardianship and quickly if you want to move out.
Once the juvenile court gets involved, the juvenile court has custody of a child regardless of your guardianship status. You will need to attend the court hearings and FST meetings to be granted custody and have the action dismissed by the juvenile court. Talk to an attorney who practices in the...Read more »
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