I’m a minor who wants to be emancipated when I graduate at 17 and 4 months old. My father and I are permanent residents. If I can completely support myself by graduation and petition the court for emancipation, will I have a chance for them to allow it? Will I be an illegal immigrant then because... Read more »
I'm 16 years old, about to be 17 in 18 days. I am extremely unhappy with the way things are at home (I don't want to elaborate). I have a friend in Missouri who's mother wants to take me in. Is it legal for me to move out of my current living situation and live with her?
The person in Missouri would have no legal basis to provide care for you. You could be apprehended as a runaway, and the person in Missouri could get in trouble for contributing to the delinquency of a minor or other charges for helping you. If there are problems at home, talk to a teacher,...Read more »
My girlfriend and I are both 17 in the State of Ohio. Her parents do not like me for various reasons, and the only way my girlfriend and I can communicate is at public school, and various ways we find to text each other. Her parents threaten that if we don't stop seeing/talking to each other, that... Read more »
The threshold for a Protection Order is "imminent harm", and the Parents can file an Ex-Parte Order documenting the behavior. Regardless if the Ex-Parte is granted, a full hearing will be scheduled. The best recourse is to reflect as to why the parents disapprove of you....and perhaps adjust.
I planned on moving out of my current household, already packing my belongings. My parents said if I tried to leave, they were going to report me as a missing person and have the police search for me. Is this legal? I know in some states, it is, but I’m not so sure about Ohio’s laws on the matter.
If you are 18, you can make your own decisions about where to live. Have you made arrangements to have health insurance and car insurance? Do you intend to continue your education? Will you need financial assistance? It could be unwise to alienate your parents.
If they were charged, which is far from a certainty, they could face felony charges for making and distributing child pornography, which would expose them to discretionary transfer to adult court (unlikely but possible) and years in prison. It’s far more likely they would given a probationary...Read more »
I live in Ohio and I'm wanting to move out of my moms and get my own custody there is no abuse I'm just getting tired of all the yelling. I asked my mom if I can have my own custody and to have her permission and she tells me no. How can I fight for this to try to get the yes for it?
Ohio does not have emancipation for your situation. See this link for more information: https://www.ohiobar.org/public-resources/commonly-asked-law-questions-results/circumstances-say-whether-minors-are-emancipated/
At a minimum, the court is likely to suspend his license, fine him, and put him on probation for acting recklessly and irresponsibly -- in hopes of making a significant enough impression that he won't risk his life and teh lives of others when he is eventually allowed to drive again.
You will be summoned to go to court, fined, and probably have your license suspended by the judge. You are a new driver with little driving experience. The judge is likely to think that you don't even have enough experience to be driving 55 in a 55, so will think that speeding 20 miles over the...Read more »
Child having problems in public schools, mother agreed to online schooling and would get child enrolled, almost 3 months later child still isn't enrolled and has not attended public school for the same amount of time.
The past few months when I turned 18 his parents started thinking we couldn't date. So they told him we had to break up. About a month later his parents finally caved in amd said it was okay. The same day my mom told me we couldn't date. Apparently she asked my aunt if it was illegal and she said... Read more »
You are 18. An adult. He is a minor, below the age of consent of 16. Depending on what you both do, you could be charged with a criminal act and if convicted, possibly go to jail and be required to register as a sex offender for life.
The 18 year old was provoking him. My boyfriend, who again is 17, received a letter in the mail saying he had to go to court. What will happen? Will he have to serve time in jail, or a detention center?
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