Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

We have a 14 year old granddaughter who lives with her

Customer Question
We have a 14...

We have a 14 year old granddaughter who lives with her mother and her boyfriend, who believes in cussing and smoking pot around the house. Our grandaughter hates being there, but both our daughter and the boyfriend feel she needs to learn respect for them. She is so very unhappy and it breaks our heart. What rights does she or us have

Lawyer's Assistant: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Cincinati, OH

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I guess I just don't know what to do and I'm so afraid for her. I don't belive there has been any physical abuse, but the verbal abuse is horrible and unfortunately, he has convinced out daughter that they need to get her away from us

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Family Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Answered in 8 minutes by:
12/19/2017
Family Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Family Law Attorney replied 8 months ago
Olivia Kent
Olivia Kent, Family Law Attorney
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 4,619
Experience: Partner at Kent Law Group, LLC
Verified

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer. My name is ***** ***** I'm an attorney. Please note this site is general information for educational purposes only and doesn’t constitute not legal advice. You might be offered a phone call, but you are under no obligation to accept; the phone call requests don’t come from me - they’re offered by the website - but if you do want a phone call I’d be happy to do that as well. I'll be happy to help you in any way I can.

Have you considered reporting the matter to Child Protective Services - and simultaneously offering to serve as caretaker for your granddaughter (if you're able) while the matter is investigated.

Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
all i'm looking for is legal advice options
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
are you going to answer or have I wasted my money?
Family Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Family Law Attorney replied 7 months ago

We can only offer you educational information - we cannot provide you with legal advice, per the terms of our contract with Just Answer.

If you contact Child Protective Services they will be able to investigate.

Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Your company is a rip off. !! I have enough problems without needing to spend $41.00 for nothing!!
Family Lawyer: Michael Bradley,
 replied 7 months ago
Michael Bradley
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 1,663
Experience: Owner at The Protection Group LLC
Verified

I am an new expert and I would like to help

are you in Cincinnati as well?

Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Sure. Can you get me my $41.00 back for not providing a shred of service??
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a family lawyerLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Michael Bradley Your Own Question
Michael Bradley
Michael Bradley
Michael Bradley
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 1,663
1,663 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Owner at The Protection Group LLC

Michael Bradley is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

11,971 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney and Counselor at Law

9,034 satisfied customers

30 years legal experience. I remain current in Family Law through regular continuing education.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

7,856 satisfied customers

I provide family and divorce law advice to my clients in my firm.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

3,624 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

3,607 satisfied customers

Attorney with 17 years experience

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

3,019 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

2,828 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< Previous | Next >

Related Family Law Questions
I am trying to decide which court to file with, and if I
I am trying to decide which court to file with, and if I have a case worth pursuing. I currently have grandparent time, my son is not exercising his parent time. My 14 yr old granddaughter does not wa… read more
Bruce Schreiber
Bruce Schreiber
Juris Doctor
839 satisfied customers
My wife and I just last week found out that my 14 yr old
My wife and I just last week found out that my 14 yr old granddaughter chose to get pregnant with her 14 yr old boyfriend as a way to get out of her mother's home. She is about 4 months along now and … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
33,770 satisfied customers
In Louisiana can a 16 year old legally refuse to go with her
In Louisiana can a 16 year old legally refuse to go with her shared custodial father who is verbally and emotionally abusive? … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
30,965 satisfied customers
My daughter, 36 has epilepsy & due to her brother smoking
My daughter, 36 has epilepsy & due to her brother smoking pot we had a drug bust. My daughter, my grandson,12, & I all tested clean while my son, daughter in law & their little boy all had pot in thei… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,624 satisfied customers
My daughter and granddaughter live with me, the father is
My daughter and granddaughter live with me, the father is threatening to take us to court, he constantly harasses us for money or he will have DHS and Family court take my granddaughter away. He is a … read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
My daughter and granddaughter live in my home. In October
My daughter and granddaughter live in my home. In October 2014 my daughters ex boyfriend was angry and called in a cps report. Cps came out then left (finding no abuse). Then in February they served m… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
My daughter (Patience), in Arizona and her sister (Angel) in
My daughter who lives in Arizona and her sister in another state made a verbal agreement to arrange to have my granddaughter live in the other state. I was recently asked me to pick up my granddaughte… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
My ex wife has custody of our 5 year old daughter. I get her
My ex wife has custody of our 5 year old daughter. I get her every Wednesday and every other weekend. I pay my ex wife 1,200 dollars a month in child support. My ex wife has a 14 year old son from a p… read more
FiveStarLaw
FiveStarLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
477 satisfied customers
my daughter is with some one who choke her pulled hair broke
my daughter is with some one who choke her pulled hair broke her IPad and drag her across the floor left him for two or three weeks and now is back with him my question do you think he will hit her an… read more
S. Huband, Esq.
S. Huband, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,621 satisfied customers
My granddaughter is 16 and lives in Indiana with her mother.
My granddaughter is 16 and lives in Indiana with her mother. Her father, who had joint custody, died in 2010 at which time she was living with him. She returned to Indiana to her mother. She treats he… read more
Estate Lawyer
Estate Lawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
164 satisfied customers
our grandaughter is living with her father and dominican step
our grandaughter is living with her father and dominican step mother who hates her and is telling lies about her. The stepmother has sex in front of her 5 year old daughter with other men and the poli… read more
Georgetown Lawyer
Georgetown Lawyer
Principal Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
11,193 satisfied customers
my husband and I was raising our granddaughter from the time
my husband and I was raising our granddaughter from the time she was 3 1/2 weeks old due to her mom being arrested for smoking pot while still breasting . She was in jail and then entered a 3 month re… read more
Georgetown Lawyer
Georgetown Lawyer
Principal Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
11,193 satisfied customers
our 16yr old grandaughter who lives in il. with her mother
our 16yr old grandaughter who lives in il. with her mother and our 10yr old grandson wants to live with us in arkansas. she lived with us for the 1st yr because dcfs took her away due to being a coke … read more
Amber E.
Amber E.
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
My daughters final divorce hearing will be Wednesday. So
My daughter's final divorce hearing will be Wednesday. So far, her husband has only had supervised visits with my granddaughter who is 2 1/2. He is trying to get her for weekend visits. He was both ve… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,474 satisfied customers
Hi, My daughter was arrested tonight for shoplifting, I have
Hi, My daughter was arrested tonight for shoplifting, I have to go to court tomorrow to try to stop her and her boyfriends eviction. They smoke pot and do other drugs. I do not want involve DCF unless… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,474 satisfied customers
I want to sue for custody of my granddaughter, I have watched
I want to sue for custody of my granddaughter, I have watched for 8 years while my daughter has been using drugs, drinking, been in abusive relationships, left my granddaughter with virtual strangers … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,624 satisfied customers
My 15 year old grandaughter is physically abusing her 53 year
My 15 year old grandaughter is physically abusing her 53 year old mother suffering with colon cancer and presenting taking chemo therapy which in turn makes her very weak and unable to handle my grand… read more
Family Law Answers
Family Law Answers
Juris Doctorate
1,261 satisfied customers
My grandaughter lives in Murrieta,Ca., I live close by.
My grandaughter lives in Murrieta,Ca., I live close by. She was born 11-16-93. Her mother and my husband were killed in a plane crash in 2002. My son and his wife, who were not able to have children, … read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,939 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x