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I am the parent of an 18 year old who is a drug and alcohol
I am the parent of an 18 year old who is a drug and alcohol user. I live in Nebraska. State Law says that a person is not a legal adult until the age of 19. From the information I have already gathered, I cannot force him into a drug evaluation and treatment program even thought he is still a minor. Am I allowed to evict him from my home until he agrees to get help? My goal is not abandon him but to force him to hit bottom so he'll change his mindset that what he is doing is wrong and will get help. He has graduated high school. Any information you can provide me on my legal rights as a parent would be appreciated. Thank you.
I am wondering how I would go about getting emmancipated.
Hello I am wondering how I would go about getting emmancipated. Currently at the moment i have read the age of majority rules in my state so i am aware that it is possible for me to qualify for this. Currently i am above the age of majority, i live seperatley of my parents but reside with my grandparents and pay them rent, i have not recieved money from my parents in three years, and soon i will be going away to collage. I also currently have a job making minimum wage. Due to New York state law the four requirements for automatic emmancipation are be At least 16; Living separately from the parents; Not relying on parents for living expenses; and Able to manage his or her financial affairs. I am looking for emmancipation to be my own individual who is independent because in new york state untill you are 24 you are still under your parents. My question is how would i go about getting emmancipated and what would be the cost and time frame it would take to do so. Thank you
I have a conservatory decree step daughter she is now 19.
I have a conservatory decree for my step daughter she is now 19. Her biological mother gave custody to her father. I was married to her father. We divorced and I got the decree. It specified her biological mother was to pay child support but never paid anything. We have finally located her biological mother. Can my daughter serve her for back child support?
I am asking a question teenager who lives near me in
I am asking a question for a teenager who lives near me in Rockledge (Brevard County) Florida. This is his question:I am 17 years old and live with my father. I have just finished my 10th grade in high school. My school hours are five hours per day and I am free to work on my job the remainder of the day. I am a mechanic at my best friend's father's golf cart shop. We build golf carts and I work full time in the summer months and part time during the school season. I net $10 per hour. The owner of the shop (my friend's father) hopes that both his son and I can continue to work in the shop until we graduate from high school. He then plans to open up another shop in the Brevard County area where we will also work. During the past year, my father tried to open his own "handy man" business. It was closed down because he did not have a contractor's license. Because he has a felony record and because his driver's license has been suspended due to a large amount of money owned to my Mother for another child, he cannot find employment. During the past year we had our electric turned off numerous times and on one occasion our water was off for over 2 weeks. We are being evicted from our apartment on March 31st and he has not been able to find another apartment that will accept us. How can I proceed to be emancipated? One of the young men at the golf cart shop that I work with has invited me to come live with him in his small house. I will continue to attend school in my area and I have a Jeep that my grandfather helps me to maintain. Please advise.This is an exceptional young man with great mechanical gifts. Is there any way that I can help him proceed with this process?
Thank you answer. I have another question. If we were to
For Barrister-Thank you for your answer. I have another question.If we were to have an agreement and I am the full custodial parent and he has every other weekend visitation, can you help me figure out what the child support probably should be?My income- 52,500 annualHis income- 50k incomeChild insurance- 350 monthChild care - 2000 monthThank you
I have a situation where a woman claims I'm the father of her
I have a situation where a woman claims I'm the father of her now 19 year old sonJA: The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No paternity has ever been established, therefore no order of child support has ever been set. She found me and contacted me out of the blue and now threatening to pursue child support. Can that be done?JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Family Lawyer can help you best. OK. The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this. Is there anything else important you think the Family Lawyer should know?Customer: No paternity has ever been established, therefore no order of child support has ever been set. She found me online and contacted me out of the blue and now threatening to pursue child support. Can that be done?JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
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What does it mean when someone is declared legally incompetent
What does it mean when someone is declared legally incompetent and or incapacitated? I know that they can't take care of themselves and what not but what are the ramifications of such a declaration? I understand that the person doesn't necessarily have the same rights that they once had and can't enter into a contract but to what extent? Can they be employed? Open a bank account? I'm looking for a list of possible ramifications, thanks.
My divorce decree says the following about child support. TheView more family law questions
My divorce decree says the following about child support. The end confuses me and I want to know exactly what it means."Said payments shall begin on the 1st day of September 2001 and shall continue each and every month thereafter until the child herein reaches the age of majority, marries, becomes self-supporting, enters the Armed Services, dies, or is enrolled in a secondary school but has attained the age of majority before completing his secondary school education, provided such child support obligation shall not be required after the minor child herein attains the age of 21 years, whichever of these events shall first occur."... the age of majority in GA is 18