Is the noncustodial parent of a juvenile who has been incarcerated responsible to the custodial parent for child support during that period of time?


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2011-09-13 05:33:29
2011-09-13 05:33:29

i am a custodial parent in Michigan. I've been to court to fight it, but unfortunately it is law that if the noncustodial parent is incarcerated they do not owe child support for the time that they are locked up. but if they owe back child support then you can seize anything they own.

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Probably, depends on the country in which you are incarcerated.

Legal parents or legal guardians are responsible for the damages caused by their juvenile.

A parent, legal guardian, or counsel acting in loco parentis is supposed to be present.Added: The above answer may apply if the juvenile is in a custodial situation.There is no prohibition against an officer conversing with, or asking, a juvenile questions in a non-custodial situation.

A defense attorney is responsible for defending juveniles in juvenile court. They are also responsible for negotiating pleas and sentences.

If you are referring to "adult" jail, you would have to be 18 years of age, or else you will be incarcerated in a juvenile detention facility.

Yes, It's called "Juvie" or Juvenile Detention Center. You can receive a Juvenile Life sentence and be incarcerated until you are 21 years old. Some states the parents can also be held responsible too. Your best bet is to not look too far into which one your state does and just avoid conflict all together.

Juvenile courts are responsible for hearing juvenile crime cases. More serious crimes committed by juveniles may be sent to adult court.

No, at fifteen you would considered a runaway, and either returned to your parents, incarcerated in juvenile detention, or placed in foster care.

Please define what you mean by "question." Can the police contact a juvenile and speak with them, talk to them, ask questions of them? Yes, they can. If they take a juvenile into custody and begin questioning them in a custodial situation, they should have a parent or guardian notified or present.

Unless your state has some special regulation, no. Miranda warnings are specific to custodial interrogation.

The non custodial parent is obligated to follow the terms of the child support order until the court amends or rescinds it. Arbitrarily ceasing support payments regardless of the circumstances might place the non custodial parent in a position of contempt of court.

Very difficult as you have no "legal" standing. However, you can still speak to court and custodial officials and possibly gain custody.

Certainly. However, if the juvenile is in a custodial situation, actually under arrest for a crime, the parents/guardian are customarily notified.

Depends. Sometimes juveniles can be questioned with an adult present. Other times an adult MUST be present but it depends on the situation though.Added: Please define "questioned by."It depends on what type of "questioning" is being referred to.If the juvenile is in custody and being investigated and/or charged with an offense, a responsible adult should be notified (i.e.: school administrator - parent - social worker) - HOWEVER - if the officer is simply "speaking with" the minor in a non-custodial setting, no, it is not necessary.

Juvenile Detention CentresJuvenile Detention Centers are prisons for children under the age of 18. If a child commits a crime worthy of incarceration, they go there until their sentence expires or they become 18, at which point they are transferred to a normal prison. There are different regulations regarding the running of juvenile detention centers, including the provision of education.There are a variety of other 'punishments' that people incarcerated there undergo, including the mundane such as cleaning work, as well as other activities depending on the detention center.

In the United States most states have enacted a Juvenile Code that is applicable to persons not old enough to be held responsible for criminal acts. The Federal Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Act defines juvenile delinquency and sets forth rules regarding court procedures and punishment. You need to do a state by state review to determine how each state handles juvenile delinquency. See related links.

Because they are a juvenile, the parents can be held responsible for the fine. While many debts do have limits on collection, those associated with fines seldom do.

If a parent wishes to relinquish custodial rights it must be done through the court. Actions such as described obviously can happen, but threats and intimidation of anyone (especially children) is not advisable and certainly not acceptable. The welfare of the child is what is important. The custodial parent would not be able to place the child in any school (other than a private or boarding/educational facility) w/o ajudication via juvenile court.

Yes it does. You still can't sign a Contract/Lease until 18 or kicked out until age 18, but you can leave home at 17.

The 17 year old is obviously a minor - it seems fairly obvious that ONE of his parents or a guardian is going to accompany him to court. The custodial parent seems like the obvious choice, since the juvenile is PRIMARILY in that parent's custody and control. However, if you wish to give a good impression to the juvenile court in cases such as this, it probably wouldn't hurt if BOTH parents came together (if possible) to appear with their child.

The custodial parent has a few options:Call law enforcement, report the child as missing and where he or she may be. The police will return the child to the custodial parent's home. If it happens often enough, the child may be integrated into the juvenile justice system as a chronic runaway and placed in foster care, a state agency or juvenile facility until they reach the age of majority in the state where they liveFile an action in court against the non-custodial parent if he or she does not voluntarily return the child. This could spell very bad news for the non-custodial parent as some states interpret such an action as kidnapping even if the non-custodial parent doesn't remove the child from their legal home.It would be much better for all parties involved for the minor child to write to the judge with jurisdiction over the custody case making their wishes known. The older the child, the more weight will be given to their wishes and the judge may grant a modification to custody based on the same as long as the non-custodial parent can provide a safe and non-abusive environment for the child as well as meeting their basic financial needs.

Juvenile can be used as an adjective (juvenile crimes) and a noun (a juvenile).

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