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    Sonia De Souza
    Sonia De Souza
    I have a 15 year old daughter whose 5 months pregnant and wasn't been in school for two years, because of this she has court on April 01 at 9am, she's registered in a school for pregnant young girls and is going to start school mid April. What can happen to my child if she doesn't go to court, she's suffering from severe morning sickness and very sick, what can I do to help her, can I go in her place and talk to the judge for her? Please help.
    3/30/2015 4:51 pm Reply
    Judge Tom
    Judge Tom
    Dear Sonia: No, you cannot go in her place to court. You would be doing her a disservice by not allowing her to grow up and take some responsibility. It's good that she's enrolled at a new school and will be able to tell the judge that. The judge may want to keep track of her attendance and make sure that she actually attends the school. When you go to court with her, bring documentation showing that she's enrolled so that you can share it with the judge if possible. Good luck to your daughter. (Check our Resource Directory for more help and resources in your area. This is information only – not legal advice.)
    3/31/2015 10:03 am
    2 of my neighbors helped me shovel the snow on my property, was outide too shoveling the snow too. theni walked toward my steps i fell my glasses were in my coat pocket they fell out and the 2 people who were shoveling my snow covered my perscription glasses nderground now i cant see what can i do? i went to there house ans they told me its too cold to help me find my glasses.i need some advice please i can see now,those are my only perscription glasses.i need help.
    2/4/2015 3:29 pm Reply
    Judge Tom
    Judge Tom
    Since your neighbors won't help you find your glasses, ask someone else such as a family member or friend. Good luck.
    2/5/2015 9:45 am
    Anonymous
    my child has been bullied all school year, by the same student, the school just keeps giving the student a slap on the wrist, while my child has been physically and mental abuse. What can I do?
    1/30/2015 10:18 am Reply
    Judge Tom
    Judge Tom
    We suggest scheduling a meeting with either the principal of the school or an official in the school district office to discuss what's happened to your child. If any criminal laws have been broken (assault, for example) you could also file a report with the police. Good luck.
    2/5/2015 9:44 am
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    12/23/2014 3:10 pm Reply
    Anonymous
    My 16 year old daughter ran away with an 18 year old girl. We live in California. What can I do?
    11/29/2014 10:57 am Reply
    Judge Tom
    Judge Tom
    You can contact the police and if you know her whereabouts, they most likely will pick her up and bring her home. Once she's back home, you also can consider filing incorrigibility charges against her in juvenile court and ask a judge to impose consequences for her behavior. Good luck to you and your daughter. (Check our Resource Directory for more help and resources in your area. This is information only – not legal advice.)
    11/30/2014 9:59 pm
    Jessica Tiffin
    I know my 14 year old son is incorrigible, however it is because he has a recorded learning disability. His jr. high school is leaning towards expolsion, I am opposed to it of course. My son has missed eighteen days of school this year from ditching. He claims he is bored. What should I do? I don't want to give up on my son or make him feel unwanted, I can do only so much now because the law is now involved. Help me please.
    11/19/2014 3:17 am Reply
    Judge Tom
    Judge Tom
    Dear Jessica: Your son needs to realize the serious consequences of his boredom. Perhaps the school principal, counselor and/or other administrators could meet with you (and your son) to discuss the situation and figure out what needs to be done. Since your son has a learning disability, then there should be an IEP (individualized education plan) in place. If not, then this should be discussed immediately with the school. Good luck to you and your son.
    11/19/2014 7:47 am
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