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My son left home at 17, however returned because the place he was living was "bad" then began running around with same friend and now has returned to their home. He's lost a massive amount of weight over there, is always sick and calling me to take him to the doctor...I am very concerned for his welfare. Is there any way I can force him to be at home? He also has some mental health issues.

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have been taken? Have any papers been filed in family court?

No. I was told at 17 they are considered an adult in SC and he may come and go as he pleases.

Lawyer's Assistant: Has he talked to a lawyer about this yet?

My son? No, he just left.

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

I am concerned these individuals are gang affiliated, the mother has boasted about being in a New York gang.

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