Georgia  |  Juvenile Dependency

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Asked on: 7/29/13, 3:24 am

If the parents of a 16 year old in Georgia are both arrested, will the 16 year old be allowed to choose where s/he wants to live? Or will s/he immediately go into state custody?

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Answered on: 9/13/13, 10:05 am by Martin Hilliard

Generally, and more times than not, the Judge will allow a family member to intervene and take temporary custody.


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