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Experience:  I have practiced family law since 1996, focusing on child custody and domestic violence
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JA: The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.
Customer: I have a 16 year old living with me because he was kicked out of my home. The mother is trying to tell me she can not be charged with abandonment or welfare of the child because they have had trouble with him and has been in and out since 14 living with different relatives. Is this true? I'm concerned about the well being of this child.
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Steven K. replied 6 months ago.
Are you this child's other parent? What state is this in? And what exactly do you want to know?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I live in TX. This child has been kicked out of his home at 16. The mother doesn't want him living with her, and takes minimum financial responsibility. Dad is know where to be found in another state. He is my sons friend. His mother knows he is here. I just want to know what rights this kid has to protect himself from the system and eventually get help to live on his own at 17.
Expert:  Steven K. replied 6 months ago.
I still need a bit more information. Do you want custody of him or are you seeking to have him emancipated? Or do you want the parents to provide financial support?Finally, do you know if there is a custody/conservatorship order between the parents?

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