A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Many law firms would be reluctant to handle such an injury case on a contingency basis. Due to the costs of litigation, most firms seek out cases with more clear-cut damages. Good luck
I was at university during the spring and once covid took over, I was online, it was difficult for me to resist the temptation to quickly get an answer. I tried my best to learn the material correctly but knowing I could just look it up made it difficult for me to learn properly. I blame covid... View More
I don't have a direct answer at all. But, just so you get a sense for how school staff treat students involved in disciplinary actions (these mostly deal with a spectrum of sexual behaviors) check out all that I regularly blog about. You may well come out with a view that whether or not you...View More
I tried to report sexual assault incident at my former college. The police officers lied to me about several things and when I met with them for the last time they tired to blame me for being assaulted and them closing the case without giving me a way to submit evidence. When I tried to contact... View More
It is a complicated question to answer and will depend on exactly what happened. However, in general, colleges are liable for sexual assault pursuant to Title IX where they were aware of the harasser's likely conduct or did not take sufficient steps to address reports of sexual assault.
A North Carolina attorney familiar with education law, or an educational administrator could probably tell you. But your question remains open for three weeks. Don't drop out. You don't need an attorney to tell you that. Finish school and get a diploma, or things are so bad at your...View More
It's generally 3 years full-time, or 4 years part-time at night. Some schools have accelerated programs. Depending on the institution, you take mandatory core courses that generally include contracts, torts, constitutional law, property law, criminal law, wills/trusts, legal writing,...View More
Im 15 and I have depression/Anxiety and I cant handle school anymore I really want to get out of school but i dont want to get taken away or get into trouble and I love my parents so I dont want them to get in trouble eaither. Is there something they could do to get me out of school without any... View More
My son us 7 years old.. They called me to let me know that xxx had touched a student inappropriately on the bus..they took the girls statement and his.. He got suspended they called the police and dss.. I don't know if this is normal or if they acted like he was a criminal. I really need... View More
You need to not make any statements to police or DSS and lawyer up. You can likely thank that ridiculous #metoo movement for all the fuss over a 7 year old boy touching a girl on the bus but yes, if the girl's story can not be immediately and conclusively disproved, suspensions, police and...View More
The agreement is for post secondary educational expenses for an emancipated 19 year old/ 20 in October '18. Agreement was for a school that child is no longer attending. Has also moved out of a shared apartment. Moving home for now. The agreement was expenses for this specific school and... View More
There is no way to accurately answer this question without reading the agreement and knowing a lot more facts about your situation, but I can tell you that if the agreement was signed by a judge in Indiana and entered in a court in Indiana then you definitely need an Indiana lawyer. If it's a...View More
my sister told people at my school my dads number and told them to tell him what ti do during the day and stuff. The thing is my dad has no custody over me and i don't live in the same state as him. i want him out of my life. is there something i can do to involving the people spying on me,... View More
As long as they are not violating any laws, it is perfectly legal for anyone to observe your public actions and report that to another person - there is nothing legal you can do to prevent it except stay in an enclosed private place 100% of the time. More likely than not, if this is something your...View More
Depends what you mean by 'grabbed'. If you mean grabbed in its normal definition, then a teacher would normally and very rightfully do that usually due to one of two things 1) because the child is misbehaving and / or 2) to prevent the child from getting hurt. In either of those cases...View More
A student in North Carolina has been kicked out of his house at the age of 18. If he stays he's basically homeless. However, he has the option to go down to Florida where he can find help and a place of residency. His parents will not condone this. How can he transfer from the school he is in... View More
Yes, unless you have "career" status as a teacher or administrator. Career status employees can only be terminated for specific types of conduct. Otherwise, employment with public school systems in North Carolina is "at-will."
Our 7 y.o. son was verbally and physically bullied at his school. We contacted his teacher, guidance counselor, Assistant Principal, Principal, Assistant Superintendent and the Superintendent. We also contacted the School Board. Over the 4+ months this occurred nothing seemed to get done. The... View More
For starters you could request an IEP and get a better place. There's usually no great answer on bullying. There should be a center in NC that deals with education law issues. The Education Law Center in Philadelphia might have the names of some NC organizations or where you can go to get such...View More
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