Missing Persons

Parent Category: Law & Legal Issues
People go missing every day. Sometimes it can be someone under mental distress that has wandered away from home, and other times they are forced away from their friends and families against their will. In many instances, it is unknown what may have happened to the person. There are several large organizations dedicated to finding these children and adults.
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People don't really pay attention to their surroundings. Theyusually pay attention to their electronic devices.
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If you are a minor, you could be made a court of law if yourparents can't cope, or they request the courts and social serviceshelp. If you are 16 or over, it is different and, as a young adult,you are treated as such and able to leave home without your parentspermission. Over 18, you can come and go...
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The impact of family abduction can be devastating and longlasting for both the children involved and their family membersleft behind. Historically, the response of the professionalcommunity has been more reactive than pro-active or preventive. Inrecent years, however, the issue of missing and...
Quite mentally, sometimes it makes people stronger, but it can alsomess with people's emotions, causing distrust, even in peoplethey're close to, parents, loved-ones.
You can move out if your parents house whenever you please but you have to have their permission and somewhere to go. Unless you are 18 or over.
yes it could well be a crime. you are stealing from the government. but i doubt it would be considered kidnapping when the child hasn't even reached zygote form. so you will just be stealing.
Yes, but sometimes it depends on why they ran away.
California has three levels of felony statutes of limitations.Since the kidnapping could result in 8 years in prison, the limitis 6 years.
Tell someone who can do something about it. Give them as muchinformation as you can. If no one knows where to find them, callthe authorities and give as much info as you have.
Seventeen, and if you're done with high school, however parentshave the right to force you to return home till your eighteen.
File for missing person. If your name is also on title then file for theft, if not then that cannot be helped. You can apply with the bank that your name be removed from the loan which most likely will cause you to pay a certain amount or you wont even be able to have it removed.
As a layman I can't say this with authority, but it seems like if you transport someone considered a minor in your state across state lines, that might violate the Mann Act of 1910 which was designed to stop prostitution, but has been liberally used over the years to dictate morality at the federal...
it is illegal to runaway from home no matter what state u are in, if you are under 18
Have the permission of your parents. Until you reach the age of majority, you are their responsibility. They get to determine where you live.
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Often times, no. If you go into hiding, the authorities need to be made aware of the situation and they can issue protective orders, as well as refer you to organizations that help in relocation.
If you're in the US... The fact that you tell your parents where you're going does not make it legal. You're still absent from home without their permission. The police would pick you up, bring you back home, and might even have a nice little chat with the person who's home who's visited without...
No. The only way you can get in trouble is she was staying with you. If you are no where around her then you should be fine. Beware though, the parents can get the courts to have a order for your phone records and if they find out you have been talking to her and not telling them any information,...
How old are you? If you are of legal age to get married in your state without parental consent then no, you are not a runaway. If you're too young to get married without parent's consent, then yes, you are a runaway and what's more, you aren't legally married. Google your state's law on "age of...
The total number of child abductions per year remains relatively stable by FBI reports. While there may be a slight increase in the number of family related abductions, the number of stranger abductions stays at about 100-200 per year in the US. The exact number is difficult to determine, because...
There is no fine for kidnapping. This is considered a capital crime and results in prison time.