Can I throw my child out with 16 in Fl?

Asked 8 months ago - Hollywood, FL

He is abusive and not manageable

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  1. Brent Allan Rose

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    Answered . It used to be that you could "turn over" you child to DCF as "ungovernable," and DCF would place the child in a system similar to foster care, but now you are responsible for your children under they are 18. You can try and find a private program or someplace like that for your child, but you can't kick a child out until he or she is 18.

    The contents of this answer should be considered friendly advice, not legal advice (I'm a pretty friendly guy),... more
  2. Melissa Moore Stockham

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    Answered . If you do that, you will be looking at a DCF action.

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  3. Ophelia Genarina Bernal-Mora

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    Answered . No.

    You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation since every case is different and... more
  4. William Charles Rosenfelt

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    Answered . No. Naturally, I would point you to the variety of resources that are available to us these days but I assume that you have exhausted all of them? Good luck!

    Bill Rosenfelt 407-462-8787 (Orlando/Longwood/Central Florida)

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  5. Omaida Delgado

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    Answered . no

  6. Grant Ian Schwarz

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    Answered . No. Not unless you want the DCF to be involved in your life.

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