It's hard to give an answer based on your question. While contracts made with a minor are generally valid (although the minor can often void them unless ratifying them after turning 18), the contract would need to be made with your consent. If you are implying that your parents are planning to...Read more »
The bar he was involved in head on collision and was arrested for DWI I'm curious can any charges be made against the bar since his friend let him in. His friend is an employee of the establishment so he is their responsibility
We got into a physical fight so I left home for 2 days and when I came back she told me I needed to find somewhere else to live. My boyfriends family has said they can take me and my 3 month old in until I am 16 when I get emancipated. What happens if my mom reports them for kidnapping or something... Read more »
My mom continues to punish him, but nothing gives. He disrespects everyone including her and me and verbally assault me by saying "shut up you fat f**ck." I can't continue to get my personal belongings missing because of him and constantly get hit. My mother doesn't hardly do anything because he... Read more »
You can call law enforcement or go to your local magistrates office and swear out a warrant. This will likely cause problelms with your parents, so you should discuss it with them first. If they say no, your options may be to continue to put up with the criminal behavior or have him arrested and...Read more »
Yes, it is allowed. A parent is not obligated to be your chauffeur. Take a cab, take a bus, call a friend or other family members - you gots lots of options. If you don't go to Court you will likely be arrested. If you are arrested, explain to everyone that you did your best to get to Court and...Read more »
The man did not sign the affidavit of parentage in the hospital nor is he on the birth certificate. The baby was left in the care of the man's mother for a few hours and DNA test was performed. Should I file a police report? I did not consent to the test and was not told about it.
First, lets get facts straight - a DNA test was not performed - a sample was taken so that a DNA test could be performed. There is a difference. Most home DNA testing companies require permission of a legal guardian or parent but this requirement is very easy to get around so he could have had the...Read more »
My mom and her boyfriend do not approve of us. We hang out and still see each other so my mom has said she is going to file charges against him and take us to court. I would like to know if we're doing anything wrong? Or if there is anything I need to know about laws to keep us from trouble?
If you are disobeying your mother - then yes, you are doing something wrong. However, the more important question is is whether your boyfriend is doing anything legally wrong. Basically, the only thing your mother can legally do is keep you at home and prevent him from trespassing - maybe get a...Read more »
No. Assuming the adoption was done correctly, your biological parents have no rights under NC law. Your adoptive parents can have law enforcement make you come back until you are 18. I realize that seems like a long time from now, but its not. If you are being physically abused, call law...Read more »
I live at home with my two daughters and their mom. We fight constantly and I've had it and told her to leave since she pays nothing. I've been paying for the house and everything for over 4 months now and she said she's leaving with my daughters back to her moms. She says she's gonna put me on... Read more »
I have been looking at the laws online, and though the information is very helpful, I would still like a legal opinion. My boyfriend is 2 years and about 6-7 months (relationship of 6 months). I have read up on the "statutory rape" laws and "age of consent" laws. I have found this section.... Read more »
Take care of my niece. Informing me they're not able to handle her anymore , considering placing her into a juvenile facility. Her skipping school, sneaking out, angry outbursts and self mutilation was worsening. We became very concerned about the family dynamics being the core of her acting out... Read more »
You have to file an action terminating her parent's parental rights and asking the court to allow you to adopt. To terminate their rights, you have to show they are unfit parents and are not likely to get help to become fit parents. You will need to hire a lawyer to do this, these are not easy...Read more »
So if a 14 year old and a 17 year old have consensual sex in North Carolina is it still considered rape? He is still technically a minor and there is that Romeo And Juliet law. I just don't understand the amount of years apart you'd have to be in alliance with the Romeo and Juliet law to have... Read more »
The age of consent in NC is 16. Basically the 14 year old does not have the ability to consent to sex, so yes, it is rape. You can do a simple internet search on the age of consent in NC to learn more.
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