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6 x 9 in.
293 pp.

ISBN: 978-0-292-74051-8
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Children and the Law in Texas
What Parents Should Know

By Ramona Freeman John


Table of Contents and Excerpt


Can a girl get an abortion in Texas without her parent's consent? Are parents liable for damages when their teenager crashes the family car into a neighbor's Mercedes? What happens when grandparents help a noncustodial parent hide a child from the parent with legal custody?

Ramona John tells it like it is in this non-lawyer's guide to all areas of Texas law affecting children. Using layman's language and a quick-reference, question-and-answer format, she offers expert advice about dealing with lawyers and judges and about using the law to protect and serve children. Texas parents, grandparents, teachers, and health care and social service providers will find this an authoritative guide to their legal rights and responsibilities regarding children.

Ramona Freeman John has worked for many years in organizations serving children, both as an attorney practicing family and juvenile law and as judge of a juvenile court. Now retired, she lives in Houston.

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