Anthony Marvin Avery's answer Hire a competent attorney immediately to prepare for Court. You did not specify if it was Juvenile or General Sessions, but even Juvenile Dispositions appear on Records nowadays. He does not need a conviction as it will ruin his life from now on. At worse he needs Diversion, Dismissal and Expungement. Possibly Restitution may help.
Leonard Robert Grefseng's answer your question can't be answered without a thorough and complete review of all circumstances, which is beyond the scope of this question and answer format. Consult an experienced family law attorney for advice on your specific situation.
However, strictly speaking - a juvenile petition on one child is limited to the issues concerning THAT child, so unless there is some further inquiry, the situation of the other two children will not be addressed in court.
Leonard Robert Grefseng's answer You have to file a written request ( a "petition") with the local court clerk asking for this to be done. The other parent will have to also join in or at least be notified and receive a copy of the petition ( that is called "service of process"). Your question does not specify the ages of the "teens" but the court might not allow it if they are unable to support themselves. There are other remedies to control their behavior other then emancipation- perhaps they should go into state custody? A...
Leonard Robert Grefseng's answer You could be charged in juvenile court as "unruly"- the ultimate disposition will be up to the local juvenile court judge and depending on your prior record, it could be anything between some form of probation or supervision ( almost nothing) and at the other extreme, juvenile detention ( "jail"). Since you are almost a legal adult, you should expect to be treated like an adult. Unless you are being physically abused or there is some other real danger to your situation, I strongly suggest you...
Mr. William Ray Glasgow's answer There may be actions you can take to get children properly placed, but it appears you need an experienced attorney at this point. "Suing" the state should not be at the top of your list. It is difficult for everyone when the state finds it necessary to remove children from their parents. These case often get out of control despite the good intentions of the state actors. Y
Up to a 50 dollar fine and/or 30 days. Not likely going to get any days- A fine generally. If the person goes to court and is found guilty court costs will be added. You will need to check with the clerk where the ticket was issued for Court costs amount. If it is a first offense the court may grant diversion on payment of costs which would keep it off of the insurance record. Another siginificant...
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