You are a minor under your parents custody and care until you are age 18. Running away isn't a crime but it is a situation that is a safety concern for the minor child so the authorities can intervene and take the juvenile into protective care. That said, sometimes older children end up living...Read more »
My cps worker decided to give him away and It wasnt his dog to give away and i was not consulted about this before it happened, is there any legal action I can take. Or anyway I can try to get him back, plz this dog means the world to me
There isn't an easy answer that someone can give you on the internet after just reading a short statement. On the one hand, if you have proof of ownership you might still have rights. On the other hand if you abandoned your dog that might amount to animal neglect and your family or your CPS...Read more »
me and my wife were assaulted by our oldest duaghter who is 16. we have a total of 4 kids including her 2 of which have special needs who witnessed the incident and traumatized by it. we called 911 police came and refused to arrest our daughter even though there was clear marks on both my wife and... Read more »
If your daughter is a minor in your custody you have the legal right to commit her for a psychiatric evaluation or to put her in some type of institution that works with problem children. You would have to figure out how to pay for these services. Your health insurance might cover the psychiatric...Read more »
I don't know what your legal question is. You either can or can't move in with your girlfriend. Sounds like you should get clarification from either your criminal defense attorney or from whoever is supervising your probation. Remember that your terms of probation can be changed. The purpose of...Read more »
Legally your parents are your guardians until you turn 18. Once you turn 18 you can do whatever you want. Along with being your guardians your parents provide you with a place to live and financial support and it is extremely important to hae this financial assistance if you want to stay in...Read more »
my mom has emotionally abused me for years and use to hit us on the head. kicked by big sister out when she was 15 and i am now 16 and cant deal with it anymore i suffer from depression and anxiety and i have wanted to kill my self. can i runway to my older sisters and not have her get in trouble
If your sister is an adult, she can Petition to be your guardian. She should consult with an attorney about this. Otherwise if your sister or any other adult tries to take you from your mother (even if you want to go), they can be charged with custodial interference.
He can try but you ultimately get to decide who can be in your house. This assumes that your grandson is not a "renter" as defined by Oregon's landlord tenant law. I don't do landlord tenant law so if you might want to consult with a landlord tenant lawyer to see if your grandson has rights that...Read more »
i live in portland oregon and like to go out. On walks, to the taco bell with friends, hikes, lots of things. I am 15 and I bought a multitool. It has a fire starter, seatbelt cutter, glass smasher, flashlight, etc. but the biggest question is the knife it has. The knife is 3.5 inches long, about... Read more »
So i will turn 18 this summer and my dad will have custody of me and i don't like being there how long do i have to stay with him after i turn 18 do i have to stay all summer or after i turn 18 can i leave.
Once you reach age 18, you are considered an adult. Neither of your parents has custody of you. You can live wherever you want once you reach age 18. You should carefully consider your options before making your decision, and share your concerns with your father and others. This is a situation...Read more »
"What is the charge" - I assume you are concerned with what type of criminal charges could be brought - and no one is gong to be able tell you that. It depends whether a related crime was committed. Hitting someone could also be an accident in which case there are no criminal charges. For there...Read more »
My boyfriend's brother girlfriend and mother have been trying to get our kids taken since we got here they finally succeed when I tried everything to keep my kids healthy and failed to the point she almost died not even medical professionals would help us help her. We had two ER visits one because... Read more »
The social worker involved in the case will lay out a plan that you absolutely have to follow if you want your children back. You will be entitled to a court appointed lawyer when the matter is heard in the juvenile case which it should be shortly. But following the plan you are given is what you...Read more »
My dad kicked me out on April 20th I have been supporting myself I get food stamps and will be receiving my moms death benefits I really wanna go to California for a couple days with my bestfriend and her grandpa am I allowed to do that?
I am going to make an educated guess that your dad kicked you out over some type of dispute concerning your behavior and your dad's house rules. My other educated guess is you moved in with your best friend and although you may have a job that earns you some income you aren't truly supporting...Read more »
My girlfriend (16) is currently living with her mother. Her mother recently got back together with her ex-boyfriend who cheated on her and abused the both of them for years. He also watched my girlfriend change her clothes when she was about 8 years old. He has recently been threatening to hit the... Read more »
Your girlfriend may or may not qualify for a restraining order against the boyfriend. If she is living with Mom and her boyfriend, and there are both credible threats of repeat violence she may qualify. One potential problem, though, is that she is underage and would need someone 18 or older to...Read more »
First of all, is she just angry that you are pregnant or does she really want to throw your boyfriend, the father of her grand child, in jail, and possibly have him labeled as a sexual offender for the rest of his life? Maybe she just needs time to process what is going on and calm down....Read more »
When my daughter was born i was engaged to her father. It seemed only natural that she should have his last name. We got married and then within a year we divorced. I never took his name. I have full custody and he has limited parenting time which he has barely used. Cumulatively he's spent less... Read more »
You can read Oregon's name change law here: https://www.oregonlaws.org/ors/33.420 It states that written notification must be sent to the other parent. It doesn't require that they consent. However, the implication is that once they get the notice they could file an objection. Given that...Read more »
Legally, not much would happen. You would be cold and hungry unless you have some place to live and a job. If you are in public school, you can contact a counselor to arrange for free meals and public transportation. I suggest you patiently wait until you are 18, and then you can do whatever you...Read more »
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