Category: Juvenile Law

Medical Treatment of Pregnant Minor

Inquiry: Hello, I have a very urgent question regarding medical treatment of pregnant minor that I need answered as soon as possible. If a 17-year-old...

Runaway to Iowa

Inquiry: “Hi, my girlfriend is 17. She feels like her parents mistreat her (and I agree) and are not allowing her to leave. My parents...

Michigan Foster Care and 17-year-olds

The Children’s Foster Care Services Program in Michigan provides placement and supervision of children who are temporary or permanent court or state wards – children...

Florida Runaways

Florida’s law prohibiting runaways to get help is illegal because the language is not clear in that it conflicts with itself. On the one hand,...

Michigan Runaways

Can a 16 year old leave home without permission? No. If the individual is under age 18, they are a “minor”. MCL 722.1. The age...