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Alyssa Harland Knisely

Harrisburg Family Law Attorney.

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  1. Spouse as legal guardian

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Alyssa Harland Knisely
    1 lawyer answer

    If you move out of your residence after 16, but before 18 and you are married, have a job and fully support yourself, you have become "emancipated". You cannot yet legally contract until you are 18. However, for all intents and purposes, you do not require a legal guardian. For school purposes, you may have your spouse/significant other fill out an affidavit pursuant to 24 PS Section 13-1302 which indicates she is fully supporting ou throughout the school year for free or gratis. School's have...

  2. Can my fiancée who is a Teir 3sex offender still have me and our kids live with him

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Alyssa Harland Knisely
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    There are geographic restrictions for sex offenders under the new Adam Walsh Act which may prohibit him from being around children. However, this decision is best left to his adult parole officer. He may be able to have a risk assessment conducted by a psychologist to determine whether h e is a risk to the children. This may alleviate some of the PO's concerns.