How old can a child go to jail?

Answer you have to be 13

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Can a mom revoke the parental rights of an abusive father who's always in jail who has been in jail almost 10 years of the child's life?

Answer The mother can petition the court to remove the rights, but she can't do it without a court order.

Do you still pay child support to your ex when your child is in jail and or not in the ex care?

Yes, until the order is modified. You can request a modification at child support enforcement. If it appears the child will remain there until aged out, you may need to file for emancipation. see l... Read More »

How can child go to jail?

Through the legal system, a child under the age of 18 may go to juvenile detention after prosecution and trial.

What happens to child molesters in jail?

Child molestation is poorly understood. It generates strong feelings in parents and huge media attention. Other criminals even hate child molesters. Jails and prisons are violent places and violenc... Read More »