Legal Question in Juvenile Dependency in Georgia

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?

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

1 Answer from Attorneys

Martin Hilliard Martin G. Hilliard, PC

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

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Answered on 9/13/13, 10:05 am

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