Can an 18 year old with a diagnosis of bipolar make legal decisions?

Answer The entire situation has not been explained. so there may be mitigating factors. The short answer is: if the child has been legally adopted, the biological parents have no more legal standing than ... Read More »

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What is the diagnosis of bipolar?

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), roughly 2.6 percent of Americans over the age of 18 suffer from bipolar disorder per year. Over 50 percent of those with bipolar disorde... Read More »

If a 17 year old is pregnant is she considered emancipated or does she need her parent or guardians permission to make decisions for her and the baby?

If you live in the US... Being pregnant/having a child does not emancipate a minor. Therefore, you are still subject to your parents control and authority. However, as a parent yourself you have pa... Read More »

Legal Decisions Affecting Schools?

Schools are regularly affected by court decisions. Many times, these decisions change the way schools manage students and how education is delivered. Much of the focus is on equality and fairness i... Read More »

Is it legal for a hospital to make a 5-year old girl with severe fracture wait for 6 hours?

I don't intend to be mean here, but she is quite lucky that she got treated in 6 hours. There have been young kids who have been denied treatment & were made to wait for one or two days to receive ... Read More »