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... 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...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... 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...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... 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...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... 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...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)... 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...Read more »
You don't pose a question to be answered. Search and seizure law is pretty broad and fact specific. You can retry to post here but remember this an open forum and facts stated here can be used against you. Or you can consult local counsel and see if they can assist.
Contact the Education Law Center in Philadelphia & Harrisburg.Generally, you request an IEP. If the assessment you refer to was the IEP, your IEP should tell you about your appeal rights. In the meantime, there are programs such as the Center For Talented Youth that have advice in general.
My father is fine with it, but my mother keeps arguing trying to force me to go back everytime my grandparents want to take me somewhere out of state. I am not treated fairly there, at my parents home.
At 15 years old, no, you cannot make that choice. If your grandparents want you to live with them, they can try to work something out with your parents. They can also talk to a family law attorney to see if they have any rights under the law to file for custody. From what you said, though, it...Read more »
She's with another person and they have children together and I fear the repercussions on my son because she claims she's pregnant to him but has not shown proof of pregnancy and claims she's around 4 weeks. Is there something I can do as a parent?
Legally in the state of PA, a 15 year old can be with a 18 year old. However, because he is a minor, can she interfere and press charges? We've never had physical contact. We've only texted and called. I'm currently in college to become a Physicians Assistant and my life could be... Read more »
let my daughter visit her father in PA. He's been stalling with her for 2 weeks now to find out he filed for custody and for emergency petition. I have legal custody of her. He never established paternity and denied me every time I ask him to. I have a paternity petition going in my state... Read more »
You may emancipate yourself but understand that this will remove their support obligation. You should understand and consider the consequences, and I'd suggest working it through with a counselor, because there will be fallout for you to process.
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