Can a 16yearold sue father for forcing to work at 2am

Asked over 1 year ago - Albuquerque, NM

Can a 16yearold sue his father for forcing to go to work and clean every morning at 2am before school, who doesn't have enough time for shower or able to get home in time and misses school or ATM falls asleep in every period, and can't seem to stay awake.

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  1. Sean Michael Patrick

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    Answered . Generally no. But if you feel that you are being abused, there are organizations that can help. http://www.nmcsap.org/resources.html#8
    Best of luck.

    I am licensed in California, therefore, my answers are based on general prinicpals of law or California law, which... more
  2. Erin Patricia Farley

    Contributor Level 15

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    Answered . It doesn't sound like an appropriate home environment... Is there a teacher or counselor to whom you could talk about it? A family member?

    Dad has an obligation to foster your education by getting you to school (not interfering with it).

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