My daughter just turned 18 a few days ago. She is is threatening to move out and in with her boyfriend and his mom. I feel the mom may try and take me to court for Support. My daughter was not kicked out, but is choosing to leave. She is also pregnant and became pregnant as a minor child. The boy’s mother allowed her to spend days and nights at her home previous to her getting pregnant which resulted in the pregnancy without my permission or even asking me if it was ok. What are my legal rights in this case? And how do I proceed legally?
The boy is still a minor who is also on parole for a crime he committed while still a minor.
You have no rights as regards an 18 year old wanting to leave home. She is free to leave. The government encourages such behavior as getting pregnant in her teen years and leaving home to her lover so that there will eventually be an order of support very likely against you brought by your daughter. You'll need a lawyer to raise all the available defenses like emancipation. The state will get a matching fund for its enforcement for a few more years for your daughter, and then possibly for the unborn child should your daughter's affair with her guy end in acrimony which given these facts always does.
The fact that father of the unborn child is a convict is irrelevant. The glass ceiling he will endure for the rest of his life is now the problem of your adult daughter and their child or children. We have a criminal legal system that will deal with the man, and we have a child protective apparatus that will deal with the daughter.
Remember we give out condoms in schools and we allow gay relationships. Humans are very prolific and perhaps your daughter got caught up in all the politics surrounding modern American sex. This was a way to keep her in poverty so that the government could control her. It appears she fell for it and there is no way back once her baby is born as she will be tied up for years raising the child.
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If she files for child support you can file a reply raising the affirmative defense of emancipation.
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