Can I take a loss on this school that I am the only student that does not have a contract. I have finished my required hours for this trade. I started last year in May every time I ask for a contract I am referred as to "wait" or the instructor and owner says"I got you". Recently, I asked the... Read more »
Stop, look and listen--carefully: If you received the training you went to the school for then you MUST pay for it. Using the excuse of not having a contract will NOT work. Nor will the lame excuse do any good when the school sues you.
Stop calling them about the contract. You are now...Read more »
My son is 17 and has been involved with juvenile court for almost a year due to his truancy. It is not getting any better and I feel as if I have exhausted all of my options and I am worried I will be charged with educational neglect. I have done everything asked of me by the court, but I can not... Read more »
Any fairly competent attorney can represent you in Juvenile Court. It is not difficult. But you really do not need a lawyer until you are cited. You might hire someone for a small fee for consultation and more if there is a charge.
My 9 yr old was slammed on his back twice by bs gym teacher and it is currently being investigated by the department of children services. The principal and myself contacted Dcs... The principal contacted Dcs and reported it as abuse of a child by a school administrator... my son has ADHD and take... Read more »
From my experience with DCS, they are fairly active in cases like this. Your other alternative is to file a lawsuit against everybody involved: the school principal, the gym teacher, the school and anyone else involved. When you are dealing with a school system, there may be initial...Read more »
You cannot legally move out without your parents' consent until you turn 18. However, as a practical matter, it may be difficult for law enforcement to find you to take you home before your 18th birthday.
I was only asking the professor at the time if an outline was necessary since I knew I probably wouldn't finish if I had to write one. He then proceeded to inform me that I had to do it and that it was something I was supposed to have learned in comp. Mind you that I never said I could not write an... Read more »
It is legal if he did not harm you, but merely put his hands on you as long as those hands were not in an area that would be considered a sexual touching. That being said, it may not have been appropriate conduct for a professor. You should report the incident to the college authorities. Based...Read more »
How old are you now? Were you committed to DCS as a delinquent or dependent/neglected? The school will report you if they figure out that you are a runaway. If you say that you are homeless and are under 18, they will contact DCS. I recommend that you contact an attorney.
Moved into a house with a 13 year old and has had a baby with her. His mother is a flake and has done nothing about it. DCS was called on them and he was ordered not to live there but to be at home. The problem being his mother is never there. My question is how do I go about getting him out of the... Read more »
She wants to attend UCF in Florida. She is a senior in high school, and graduates this year in May. She turns 18 in Sept, but school starts before that time. Could she legally leave her house and go to school if her parents want to keep her at home? She really wants to further her education, but... Read more »
She can't leave without her parents' permission unless she is emancipated. In order to be emancipated, she will need to petition the court and demonstrate that she is capable of supporting herself independently and making adult decisions. She should consult an attorney if that is something that...Read more »
I moved out of state the school was informed i was not in the state i moved back and started enrolling my daughter in k12 but because there was lack of communication i got a call from truancy put here in public school amd was told i had to go to court for truancy
You will go to court. The judge will ask the school system how many days the child has been absent. The judge will ask you why the child was absent and if you have any doctors' notes to excuse the absences. The judge may ask DCS to open a case if they are worried about your ability to care for...Read more »
You should be able to challenge the school discipline. Does your son have an IEP? Other due process protections attach if he does. You should consult an education law attorney to discuss challenging the school discipline.
He has been in inpatient care for suicidal thoughts, been run through all of the school system's options, and is just too physically big to use force to make him go. I've exhausted all options at my disposal. His mother isn't in the picture and my job is already at risk due to missed hours over... Read more »
Regrettably, it sounds like "juvy" is your only option. You should consider filing a petition in juvenile court to have the boy declared "unruly." This is what normally happens when a child won't submit to parental authority. Perhaps getting him to juvenile court will help him submit or the court...Read more »
the student had a virus, the medications along with medications to treat the disability clashed causing him to first be euphoric, then to go into a stupor missing his deadline for finals. The trainer gave him samples of OTC meds, the doctor gave him presciptions and then the Psychiatrist gave him... Read more »
This case likely will not be pursued by a Tennessee civil lawyer, but this link takes you to a listing of TN cities, that you can use to fine a list of lawyers near you. Call a few of them, and talk via phone, to see if the case has any value....Read more »
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