Joseph Jaap's answer The court makes that determination. Your mother would have to file with the court to ask for a change. The court will take your desire into account, but might not agree to the change.
Lori E. Arons' answer The Statute of Limitations in special education matters is two years from when the parents "knew or should have known" about the violation(s), and the remedy is not limited to the two year period preceding the filing, rather the entire period of the violation may be remedied so long as a petition was timely filed.
Joseph Jaap's answer The summer visitation schedule begins as specified in the court's order. If not specific enough, or if it is silent on summer school, then the order might require mediation if you and he cannot agree, or you can file with the court for a modification. Consult your attorney or use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to assist you.
Matthew Williams' answer You are 18. You are legally an adult. You can make your own decisions now about everything. But, please, don't just drop out of school, enroll yourself where you are planning to move.
Joseph Jaap's answer The school can impose conditions on allowing re-enrollment. You can choose not to comply, but then find another school. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney familiar with civil rights and school cases.
Joseph Jaap's answer There are circumstances in which parents must support a child after reaching 18, but unless the parents are appointed as legal guardian, an 18 year old can make his or her own decisions, and mistakes. If you move out, would you still have health insurance coverage, car insurance? Do you have plans to further your education beyond high school to be able to support yourself without government assistance? Here is more information:...
Joseph Jaap's answer He can do a lot if the school and others don't bother to check, and if you don't take any legal action. Are they listed on his health insurance? Contact the police and show them the birth certificates and ask them for their help in getting the children back or call children's services. If they won't get involved, then use the Find a Lawyer tab and retain a local family law attorney to advise you about regaining the children and filing for child support. But if your living situation is not...
Joseph Jaap's answer Talk to his school about the situation. Kids usually get over the separation issue quickly, and if they don't, the school can find ways to help. Keeping him at home is probably not the best answer for him, and children are required to receive proper schooling.
Joseph Jaap's answer Contact child and family services. Also contact any local agencies and charities that provide family counseling and assistance. They may have recommendations. The legal system might not have an answer unless she gets into real trouble. Keep at it.
Joseph Jaap's answer Yes, they can put you on probation. But dropping out is not the solution. Do not drop out. Are your parents talking to the school principal? Can you transfer to another school? Have you spoken to the school counselor, teachers, or others? Dropping out of school is not a good choice. There are other alternatives such as on-line schools. You must finish at least a high school education. Talk to some trusted adults to help you through this. Bullying should not be tolerated. Many schools...
Matthew Williams' answer If the prosecutor can be convinced the new evidence raises serious questions about the guilt of the accused, he or she can be helpful in defense efforts to reopen the case for a new trial.
Joseph Jaap's answer Have you not finished HS and graduated? Then you should, and it seems your mother is helping you. You need to complete your HS education - it is important for your future. If you don't want to attend HS, talk to the HS guidance counselor and find out about alternatives, and then talk to your mother. She obviously is trying to do what is in your best interest, even though you might not see it or appreciate it.
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