My mom said that she won't allow me to see my boyfriend. And I'm specting on April. She sign that she will be responsible for the payments on the hospital. But now she is saying that she won't pay anything. She have me lock down in my house. She don't allow me to go anywhere but school. And she is... Read more »
Yes, she can. She likely should have put you on lock down before you got pregnant. But she doesn't get the best of both world's. If she's going to now try and treat you like the child you are - she has to pay for it. Children don't pay for rent and food or hospital bills. And the opposite is...Read more »
Protect yourself? You should be more concerned about protecting your 17 year old. 17 years olds are not magically allowed to run away unless you are the one foolishly allowing it (in which case - you ought to be liable). They are not allowed to run away until 18 and at that point you are not...Read more »
She was caught merchandise returned undamaged and noone contacted us. We werent made aware until legal letters came stating we were being held civilly liable for her actions. If I wasnt aware and she wasnt with us and we didnt even get a call about it how are we responsible? She asked if they were... Read more »
1) In NC, 17 year olds accused of crimes are currently still charged and treated as adults, so there is no requirement for anyone to contact you if your 17 year old daughter is charged with a crime. This does not fall into Juvenile Law, as in NC, your daughter for the purposes of criminal law, is...Read more »
I have custody his father has every other weekend visitation. My child left with his father and now he refuses to bring him back. I know where my son is but he is not in his fathers care and I have been told if I go to the house where he is I will be arrested for trespassing. Since his father took... Read more »
A note - that's cute. I especially like the 'if I plan to return' part - as if you have some sort of say in the matter, You likely won't go to jail but you can be forced to go back home where you belong. You are a child. Respect your parents, do what you are told and don't give them a hard time.
My friend is 18 years old and lives in the state of North Carolina. He is currently a senior in high school. His parents are potentially going to kick him out. I understand that once an individual turns 18 they are a legal adult, but can his parents legally kick him out before he graduates? I've... Read more »
At 18 there is no 'technically' about it - he's a legal adult, not a minor and being adopted is irrelevant. If the person is 18, the parents can tell him to leave whether he is still in school or not. They should not use self help (force to physically throw the 18 year old out). If he won't...Read more »
Of course you can. Depending on your physical ability, you may need help if it comes down to forcing him to comply but you definitely have the authority to make him do pretty much anything you want until he turns 18.
When I was 16 I got into a lot of trouble. The court system waited until I was an adult to fully convict me of a misdemeanor marijuana possession (1/2 > 1 & 1/2 oz) and now it's causing damage to my adult life. Is there any way to put these charges onto my juvenile record so that they will no... Read more »
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 »
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