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Legality of pulling kids from class to do work for school [on hold]

I used to be a Systems Administrator for a public school, which was horribly understaffed in the IT department. I've since moved up and on, and even though they hired a replacement, the replacement ...
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Appropriate age for a Swiss Army Knife (male, age 11, UK based)

My son watched the Megafactories documentary on the Swiss Army Knife and is enamored with getting one for Christmas. He is 11 and we are in the UK regulatory sphere. He proposes to use the knife ...
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Should I cancel child support?

I'm the father of an 11 year old boy. I've had custody since he was ~1 1/2, his mom does not have her life together and probably never will. I was a single father at the time but have since remarried. ...
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My daughter is having sex with her cousin

I walked in on my 14 year old daughter is having sex with her 14 year old cousin. It happened in my sister's house in her double bed. I wasn't sure on how I should react but I told my sister and she ...
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Child (4-11) does not get into any of their preferred schools - now what? (UK) [closed]

I've just been reading this article on the BBC 'No meat' Hindu school place offer 'outrages' parents and I am wondering what position are the parents left in, under UK law. Consider for example, ...
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Relevant research to support father custody for children?

I have a friend who has children who are suffering an abusive situation with his ex-wife where she is physically, emotionally and verbally abusing their children. The situation is such that the ...
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Is it allowed to play with unfamiliar child? [closed]

Is it OK for an adult to join or start a game with some unfamiliar children (if they don't object)?
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What steps should be taken to prepare for and smoothly complete the home study process of adoptions?

As a part of becoming adoptive parents, a home study needs to be done for the family. What can be done to prepare all parties involved in the family (parents, siblings, etc) to smoothly get through ...
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What are important legal and financial steps for new parents?

What are the most important legal and financial steps for new parents in the US? For example, establishing a will, purchasing life insurance, setting up a college fund, etc...
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How can the god-parent obtain legal custody of children when single parent is comatose?

I have a friend that just described her situation and I'm lost. Hopefully someone here can help me out. I'm a programmer so I'm using variables instead of names :) A = my friend B = her friend ...
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Can a school prevent a child from walking home?

Asking on behalf of a friend of mine. Here's the situation: They live far enough away from the school to make it inconvenient, but not impractical, for her eight-year-old daughter to walk. Usually ...