can i remove my 18 y/o bipolar daughter from my home when she turns 18 even though she hasn't finished high school and if so should i give her a formal eviction notice?
State/Country relating to question: Ohio
therpay since 1999, psychiatrists, medications, 3 hospitaliztions, it took 8 1/2 years to stop visitation with her violent father after i divorced him, she stopped her meds last year without telling anyone and then this june called children's services on me. she is back on meds (improperly) in therapy (unwillingly), and has torn my family apart so that i can say with certanty that i do not have one. she attacks myself and her older autstic brother. she ignores my new husband and did not attend our wedding. and she is in an abusive relationship with her younger sister, controling her and convincing her of whatever she wants with the therapists agreement on that. the therapist tried to arrange a respit care for the summer but that only lasted one week causing my daughter to call children's services rather than call me to come and get her.
the child is a legal adult at 18, however under Ohio child support laws she is entitled to be supported until she finishes school or at age 19. Technically, you could evict her as she is an adult, however she could file a suit in family court for support, but she may not know how to do this or know the law.
children's services says i have no further responsiblity for her and the school principal, guidance councelor, and cop say I have to keep her even though she is detrimentatal to my family and is literally detrimental to my health as i have been granted SSD for multiple stress illnesses plus other illnesses complicated by stress. so your answer doesn't help yet. we need her to hit rock bottom and now i think i have to use the title 2 from SSD to set her up in a room, (the school buses now) and take her to welfare to set her up for food stamps so no one can complain! i would also give her a copy of her insurance cards of course. all of which doesn't really get her out of our lives like we need!
The Ohio law states child support is to 19 but you can evict her, if she challenges it in court you can claim that she is emancipated by the fact she does not listen to you and is not cooperative.
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