DearCustomer- I cannot imagine how anyone can force someone to go to the Air Force Academy since those students are all there by appointment of a Congressman or Senator. In any event, a person who is eighteen is an adult and can vote and is free to do whatever they want. If she accepts an appointment to the Academy then she will have the eight years so it would be best to simply refuse to be sworn in.
It is really a shame that a father would be this controlling over a child but I know it happens all the time. I suppose she will have to put up with this until she is 18 but after that she can do what she wants. While the legal age in Nebraska may be 19 for some local laws she will still be an adult and can refuse to attend the AF Academy.
Also, she will be in Alabama when she turns 18 so she doesn't even have to come back to Nebraska or go to Colorado if she chooses not to.
David Kennett - JD - Attorney at Law
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).