I was divorced in one county in Ohio, I live in another county in Ohio and my daughter lives in another county in Ohio different than the divorce and myself. She is in an abusive situation with her mom and her mom's family, including sexual abuse by her stepdad. I really need help and... Read more »
answered on Feb 3, 2023
You can file for an emergency custody order. Generally, your motion has to state the child is in imminent danger.
My son is in middle school and takes a controled substance after lunch daily. Nurse gave him 2 pills today instead of 1. She called and told me her mistake. My son said he asked why 2 pills and she said becayse his dose changed.. and came and got him later and said she made a mistake. She told me... Read more »
answered on Jan 16, 2023
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I hope your son is okay. It could depend on whether there were any significant damages as a result of the wrong dosage. I hope there were no serious consequences, but any lawsuit would be based on the severity of the... Read more »
The prosecutor and judge said no contact with our children, can we still get supervised visitation through children services?
answered on Jan 5, 2023
If there is a no contact order arising out of a criminal case, or out a juvenile court case, children's services cannot override such an order and permit visitation because they would literally be facilitating a crime. It is against the law to violate a no contact order.
Terminate my rights as a father and the mother has already had him taken away and Im doing this for the best interest of my child we have a trail date but my attorney says I do not have to go that he will go in my place is this true
Most of the things were gifted to me and some were purchased myself. The things I want to take are used by me alone and probably so. Can I legally take them when I leave home. And what about my car if it is under my dads name but I’m the only one now that drives it?
answered on Nov 7, 2022
A vehicle belongs to the person named on the vehicle title. That owner would have to agree to change the title, or could demand the return of the vehicle. Gifts are gifts, and belong to the recipient. Although if ownership is disputed, there could be a lawsuit, and a judge would have to decide... Read more »
Help me with her because she's "18" she's not taking any of her depression meds birth control or anything she's doing drugs and drinking every day with this boyfriend 16 yes old police won't help me school is pressuring me I've told them she ran away but they said... Read more »
answered on Oct 25, 2022
At 18, she is considered an independent adult, and she can make her own decisions free from parental control. You could file with the probate court to obtain guardianship of her -- if there is a doctor diagnosis that she might be a danger to herself or for other medical or psychological reasons.... Read more »
answered on Sep 26, 2022
This stuff has become super subjective. I’ve seen folks charged with child endangerment in some really questionable circumstances.
An officer encountering the child is likely to take a bunch of stuff into consideration. What’s the neighborhood like? And I’m not just talking about... Read more »
The father has been in prison since the child was 10 months old. Child is now 5. We don't not want him around child when he is released from prison. They were never married and he has not been a part of her life since she was a month old. He is a very dangerous person. How can we legally make... Read more »
answered on Sep 26, 2022
If he never went to court to establish parental rights, he doesn't have any. If you want to be sure, or preempt his attempt to establish such rights, you file a private custody action in juvenile court seeking to terminate his rights.
He moved out to care for his pregnant girlfriend and now they have a baby. Can I still be in trouble?
answered on Sep 13, 2022
Yes, the law is concerned with the state of affairs on the day the offense allegedly took place, not what has changed since.
My mother keeps my insurance cards from me so I cannot make appointments on my own and denys me dental care appointments as a form of punishment when I have an abscess tooth and a gum disease I believe. I have asked for years to go to a dentist as I've had this abcess for years. (Around 2... Read more »
answered on Aug 12, 2022
Talk to a teacher, school counselor, or other trusted adult about your situation. They will be able to find the help you need.
He graduated with honors in may, works 2 jobs got a full scholarship in columbus his mother is very mentally abusive and he may have to leave early and come to my house (family) she does not agree with his choices of college, so life is very hard for him. Can he leave without me or him being in... Read more »
answered on Jun 23, 2022
Pursuant to Ohio Revised Code 2919.23 concerning Interference of Custody no person, knowing the person is without privilege to do so or being reckless in that regard, shall entice, take, keep, or harbor a a child under the age of eighteen from the parent, guardian, or custodian of the person.
And talk about cuddling and loving the 10 year old? What if said teenager offers paid for video game currency such as “robux”
Said teenager - Iowa
She told me she was 20 then tried to blackmail me into giving her money saying she'd say I was sexting a minor and to leak my nudes.
answered on Apr 4, 2022
If she is really a minor, yes. But this is also a common scam.
My 16 year old son is leaving the house and staying gone for days. He will not respond to calls when calling him and is quick to let me know he is grown and dont have to ask permission to leave or answer calls, however I pay his cell phone bill. He's also disrespectful and will often try to... Read more »
answered on Mar 31, 2022
Under the Ohio Revised Code a minor child cannot simply apply to a court for emancipation. Generally, a parent must support a minor child until age 18, or beyond age 18 if the child attends high school on a full-time basis, is incapable of being self-supporting due to disability or if parents... Read more »
I recorded someone making a bomb threat in a class room and posted it. I am now being charged with the first degree misdemeanor telecommunications harassment. Am I guilty of this charge? I did not say anything in the video at all. I was also suspended 5 days for Filming. I am a minor by the way.... Read more »
answered on Mar 25, 2022
Your guilt or innocence here turn on your intent. If you were a party to making the threat, that is, if you made the video with the intention of helping this other person communicate their threat, then yes, you are guilty of telecommunications harassment. If you made the recording with the... Read more »
answered on Feb 10, 2022
An 18 year old is no longer a minor and is legally considered an adult, and can enter into contracts, leases, etc. But a landlord might not want to rent if a tenant doesn't have a credit history showing good credit.
I went to court for truancy last school year. We agreed that I would not exceed the school policy in absences or tardies. My child has had 1 absence this semester for a doctor's appointment that I have a note for he just didn't turn it in. So now it's un-excused. The school is now... Read more »
answered on Feb 2, 2022
you can either work it out with the school to get the court action dismissed, or attend the court proceeding and explain what happened. If you are nervous going to court, use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to represent you.
answered on Jan 25, 2022
If you are still in school, talk to a teacher, school counselor, or other trusted adult if you are unable to talk to your parents about your plans. When you turn 18, you are considered an adult. If you leave a day early, it is unlikely any action would be taken. But be sure to have medical... Read more »
My mom uses my diabetes as a excuse for me not to walk places even though I have a phone if something bad happens then she said if I get a job and buy my own car and get a license she is going to call the police if i go somewhere by car or walk but I would be 16 when I do all this and what would... Read more »
answered on Jan 4, 2022
Every teen thinks their parents are too strict. But Ohio does not allow a minor to seek emancipation. Emancipation cannot be accomplished by an act of the child alone. Emancipation is generally through the act of the child's parents regarding terminating child support for that child. A... Read more »
On Christmas and she begs my sister N law to let her talk to us she cry's every night and she is very emotional deserved child all she wants to do is come home we lost custody due to not having a job and all the other accusations against us was false and we'll I guess my question is do I... Read more »
answered on Jan 3, 2022
What rights you have will have been determined in the legal process in which you lost custody. If you were granted visitation, then you have a right to that visitation. If you were not granted visitation, then you will have to file for visitation.
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