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We live in South Carolina. My husband and I have been going through the year of separation. My 16 yr old son chose to be home schooled due to the pain he feels from juvenile rheumatoid authritis. He does not want his dad to have his sign on information and his dad believes he has no say so in the matter since he is 16
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Family Lawyer: Gerald-Esquire, Lawyer replied 9 months ago

You state that your son is home schooled, but that there is a sign on. Can you provide a little more information?

Is this a charter school program run through the school district where your son completes the curricula a home or is this a true homeschool where you are serving as your son's instructor?

Also if this is a charter program do you know if there is any federal funding attached to the program?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
No it’s a private program I am helping him with in the evening and my daughter helps him with in the morning. I pay for it and my husband pays nothing towards this. The sign in can get to his subjects, pace, reports, and grads.
Family Lawyer: Gerald-Esquire, Lawyer replied 9 months ago

Thank you for this additional information. Please bear with me while I prepare an answer for you. It will take a few minutes.

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Family Lawyer: Gerald-Esquire, Lawyer replied 9 months ago

Hello,

Thank you for your patience and thank you for using Just Answer. I want to provide you the best service I can. Please feel free to ask any follow-up questions you have.

I am an attorney with 30 years of experience; I hope to provide you information that will help you in resolving your question.

Since you have physical custody of your son, and you are paying for this program, you get to decide whether or not you share any of the specific information about the program with the father. He is not entitled to any of the sign on information.

He may be entitled to be told what your son's over all progress is, but the details are between you and your son.

Absent a Court Order you are not obligated to disclose more than your son's overall progress. Since your son is 16, it is very likely that the court will acknowledge and accept his wishes in this regard IF the issue were to be part of the divorce process.

I hope the information I provide is useful to you. I want you to be comfortable and satisfied with my attempt to assist you. Please, if you have ANY follow-up questions, feel free to ask.

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