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can a legal guardian turn a incorrigable child over to the state with out legal problems
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Generally, the state will not accept the child unless the child is part of the juvenile detention system. Otherwise if you attempt to turn the child in, you can be liable for child abandonment. The legal guardians are unfortunately responsible for the minor children, so you can be liable for abandonment if you turn him over. If they do accept the child you can then be responsible for the child's expenses while the child is a ward of the state.



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