Let me give you some background. I am being forced to move from a large city(where my daughter has gone to school since 6th grade). I have relocated with my son(4), but dad is still in the city with my daughter. We had planned to remain like this until she graduates next May. But I really need my husband here with me because of bad health on my part, My daughter turns 18 on June 27th, but is only a senior. She doesn't have a car, job or drivers license. I am afraid she will end up dropping out. She is pretty lazy in school and at home. I want her to move her and finish school, but she wants to stay with a friend and her mom. The mom likes to party and lets her daughter stay out late and do just about anything. Can I force her to move here, since she is still in high school? Am I still responsible if she doesn't go to school? Any advice would be great...Answer Question
Once an 18 year old, forever an adult. You can't force to do anything because she is now a grown person. Therefore, your husband is not forced to stay with her and make sure she graduates high school. I uunderstand your concern for your daughter, but an adult will do whatever he/she wants.
Answer by Miss-Baby-Baker at 2:44 PM on Jun. 12, 2009
Answer by admckenzie at 2:45 PM on Jun. 12, 2009
You also might want to tell her that if she chooses to live with that woman her mom, that you won't be providing for her needs. Tell her she would be responsible for anything she needs and wants. If you say she's lazy, doesn't have a job or anything, she might be thinking you will still be giving her money.
Answer by Miss-Baby-Baker at 2:48 PM on Jun. 12, 2009
Once she turns 18 you can not force her to move or go to school. 18 is legally grown.
If she decides to stay there after she is 18..Just tell her your not financially responsible for her any more.
Answer by louise2 at 2:53 PM on Jun. 12, 2009
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