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In Ohio, is it illegal for an 18 year old Coach at school A

In Ohio, is it illegal for an 18 year old Coach at school A to have a relationship with a 16 year old student attending school Bl?

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Zoey, JD

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I live in Texas and our 14 year old son has gotten out of

Hello. I live in Texas and our 14 year old son has gotten out of hand in a terrible and frightening way. He believes he is part animal and has been getting involved in perverted bestiality type of sites on the internet. Anyway, I got on to him, I hit him when he kept saying that he didn't care he was still going to do these things and we were not going to stop him. He ran away and told the police I was beating him and then CPS got involved. When he came home after that. Some one (we don't know if it was a friend or the police officer that kept talking to him alone) gave him a recording device or phone and he recorded us in our own home. Yes we yelled, cussed and it sounds bad but it was not what he said it was. Anyway, I had an ex sheriff tell me that this is like entrapment. And that although it was legal in the state of Texas to record a conversation as lone as 1 party consents but he said that the 14 year old could not consent caus he is a minor and that you can record in public but not in the privacy of our own home. He said if we got a good lawyer we could have it all thrown out. WE don't know what we should do. Is this correct information??JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Real estate?JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: With whoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I'm confused.JA: What confuses you?Customer: I'm not talking about real estate.

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We live in NC. My daughter is 15. Will be 16 in less than 6

We live in NC. My daughter is 15. Will be 16 in less than 6 months. She wants to date a boy who just turned 19. They would like to date/hang out, but they are both worried about their age difference. My husband and I are ok with it. Know the young man very well and like him. Anything illegal about this relationship?JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NOJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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My wife is from the Philippines. We were married 19 years

My wife is from the Philippines. We were married 19 years ago and I have filed and served her with divorce papers. It has come to my attention that she is still legally married to a Philippino male whom she married as a teen. Was my marriage to her legal and is she entitled to spousal support from me?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I am in CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I had a consult scheduled today in the Bay Area. I live 7 hours away through mountains and the only road is blocked by rock and mud slides so I am not able to get there.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: When she came to the United States she married another man before me and was legally divorced from him before me although she was still married in the philippines. She has had no job since we married and was in an accident with her former husband that left her on permanent disability even though she is able to work now.

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I love I Idaho and live in a home that is borderline

I love I Idaho and live in a home that is borderline abusive. I dont want to press charges on my family or anything I just want to get out as soon as possible. I guess I have two questions. First, my my parents charge my boyfriend (who is currently 19 as of this year, I am 17 going on 18 in October, we've been dating for two years now) with satuatory rape if we have had sex? They are basically threatening that if we dont fallow very strict guidelines that that is what they'll do. Also, if I were to move out and tell them where I'm going (before I'm 18) can the have the cops drag me back or will I be aloud to live there with my friends mom's consent?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IdahoJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not currently noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Nope thats all :)

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I am currently hosting a foreign exchange student from

Hello. I am currently hosting a foreign exchange student from Germany. I want to legally adopt her so she can attend school in the US. She is 17 years old and from what I have read she may have aged out. Her family may be willing to waive their parental rights in order for her to be adopted by us. What are my options? She will turn 18 on December 24th, 2017.

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If someone aged 21 had a relationship with a 16 year old and

If someone aged 21 had a relationship with a 16 year old and the said 16 year old snuck out to see the 21 year old and got caught could chargeds be filed?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: GAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not that I know if. There is a video just proving the 21 year old was thereJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The person threatening to file is the 16 year olds stepfather, and the mother was aware of the relationship

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I talked with an immigration and marriage attorney via email

I talked with an immigration and marriage attorney via email that was recommended to me through an ad on the Dallas county clerk office official website.I have just turned 22 and my fiancee is 17 turning 18 later this year. His parents have given him consent to quit schooling in England and move here to be with me because I have cancer and am very sick and need his assistance. We are looking to go get a marriage license as soon as possible in Dallas, Texas, USA.The county clerk website says it is legal with parental consent, but since his mother is in England, I am wondering what kind of documents we would need from her. Letter? Email? Does it need to be notarized? I attempted to email and call the office but no reply.The attorneys I DID TALK TO told me he does not need parental consent at 17.Both attorneys told me this and I would like to know because of my illness, I faint even from leaving the house for long and if we make the trip to the office to get the license, and are told differently, it would be very hard on my weak body.I hope I worded this well. The websites all say age of consent for marriage is 18 in Texas ( not needing parental consent)So why did these attorneys tell me 17 years of age?If it is 17, please let me know.If not, please let me know if we need an email, letter, or please say the kind of document and stating what, for his mother to send us. And whether or not it needs to be notarized. Thank you so much! Have an amazing day!

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I am a few months from turning 18. I recently began dating

I am a few months from turning 18. I recently began dating someone who is 21. Would it be illegal to engage in a sexual relationship?

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