I am on the student advisory board at my high school. We want to implement a peer mentoring program that would offer someone to talk to, conflict resolution, and help with schoolwork. To me, the first two sound like a guidance counselors job. Would it be legal for a student to do this on behalf of... Read more »
None of what you described must be done by a professional if a fee isn't being charged. For instance a good friend or relative often does many or all of these. However the school, before allowing it, will likely have some supervision, standards, and limits/boundaries. But peer-to-peer mediation is...Read more »
Boy, that's not a good idea on so many levels. However, based on a quick Google search, it seems that PA has no minimum age limit for getting a tattoo as long as a parent or legal guardian is present and grants permission. If you share legal custody of the child, the mother may have violated that...Read more »
The girl is angry about a past situation that was resolved between the ones that were involved I really don't even know the kid I just know she is 16 I don't want that to happen and just want to know what to do in case something happens she is harassing me and stalking me and I can't get to a... Read more »
the cop said he could take my brother to juvenile court and tow my car but he is just going to send us citations in the mail. can my brother get sent to juvie? will I lose my license? I don’t care about paying fines. i’m worried about my brother
Not feeling this is a "juvenile court" matter, but much more a driving-without-a-license matter (which is just a fine). Pay it, and move on. Your brother should be OK. The cop was just trying to scare the both of you -- and looks like it worked.
From what I have read, I cannot be made to move back in with my family unless I am in physical danger where I am staying. I want to move out as soon as possible. I may be pregnant and staying in this home will threaten the safety of myself and my baby. I will be 17 in five months. Please give me... Read more »
First of all, I see you're asking from Ohio -- and this is a Pennsylvania law forum. The answers you get here will be about Pennsylvania law only. If you're looking for Ohio law, I suggest you post your question there.
As for a summary of your options and Pennsylvania law concerning your...Read more »
I'm 16. My mom and dad have custody of me but they are locked up. I live with my grandparents and have for awhile but they never had custody of me. There health is really bad so that's why they never fought for custody. I don't like how I get treated in my grandparents house. Can my boyfriends... Read more »
Probably not. I wonder if you might consider being a bit more sympathetic to your grandparents. You say they're health isn't good but they're still providing you with a home to live in, food to eat, and clothing to wear. It may be pretty difficult for people their age to deal with a teenager just...Read more »
they are threatening to put a restraining order on my boyfriend because he is black and they don't want me seeing him, they are trying to say he put his hands on me but never did. I live under there roof but they do not have custody of me.
my mom knows my boyfriend and likes him. She lets... Read more »
Sounds like a rough situation you're in - sorry to hear it. The only "restraining order" your grandparents might be able to obtain against your boyfriend is a Protection from Abuse Order, with them filing on your behalf (since you're a minor). They'd have to swear under oath, however, that abuse...Read more »
My buddy said he was breaking off contact with the 13 year old girl he was talking to and blocking her. She said “fine I’ll go kill myself”. He gave her the suicide hotline number and the blocked her. He asked me if he could be charged with anything, and I said I don’t know. So if she... Read more »
He is 18 asked a 13 year old girl out but that was before he knew her age. He then told her "if she wanted to date they could". He also sent her a picture with no shirt on but from the pecs up (nipples can't be seen, he also only had a shirt off). Now he is worried she could tell the police and be... Read more »
I believe I already answered this same question posted in another section here.
The general answer to "Can he be arrested?" is yes -- anyone can be arrested for anything. It happens all the time. Mistaken identity, false charges, etc. Just because someone is arrested doesn't mean...Read more »
Alright so my buddy is 18 years old and he asked a 13 year old girl out (before he knew her age) also they never got together. Once he knew her age he said it was up to her and they could be friends till she turned 18. He also sent her a picture with no shirt on, but it was above like the upper... Read more »
I think you're buddy's safe. I also think it's a GREAT idea for him to break off contact with the girl. That way, if the authorities ever question him, he can tell them he broke off all contact as soon as he found out she was a minor.
Have been together 13 years and have a 11 y/o son. I can't afford a lawyer right now and my son wants to stay with his dad (which is fine) We once separated and I stayed with my mom and made plans for me to get my son for the weekend but he decided last minute his mother was more important to see... Read more »
You both have rights to be with your son but the best way to ensure that you're not in for a major battle every time you want to see him which he's with his father is to memorialize your arrangements in a court order. A notarized statement or agreement is not enforceable in the courts. Do yourself...Read more »
My 14 year old daughter was sexting with a 14 year old boy, he asked for inappropriate photos and sadly she sent them. The boy then turned her in because she wouldn't do anything else. I am told police confirmed the photos are still there (a week and a half later they interviewed the boy) after i... Read more »
It depends on exactly what your daughter was charged with. When you say a "citation," that tells me that things may be happening before your local Magisterial District Judge ("MDJ") -- versus, say, a referral to juvenile court and a formal petition for delinquency. If so, the MDJ doesn't have the...Read more »
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