17 yo living in nyc forced to not attend high school by parents. imprisoned at home-what can i do to stop this?

Asked about 2 years ago - Brooklyn, NY

if i leave they will lock me out of the house- they took my phone, keys wallet etc. and are trying to withdraw me against my will. help!! its my senior year and i really want to get into college and get out of here.

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  1. Joseph A Lo Piccolo

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    Answered . You should speak to an adult family member not living with you.


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  2. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . You should speak to the principal at school and perhaps the police or Administration for Children's Services.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and now handle criminal defense and personal injury/civil rights cases.... more
  3. Harry Edward Hudson Jr

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    Answered . Go to school. report situation to teacher.

    The above is not intended as legal advice. The response does not constitute the creation of an attorney client... more

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