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    My name is john and im 17, i live in south carolina with my dad..ok heres the story. I recently dropped out of school because i made some bad choices the earlier part of the semester and my grades are irrecoverable. I know i messed up and i take responsibilty for that. Anyways,im going back to school in August because i want my diploma, i didnt quit because i was lazy i took a brief vacation to gather myself. well i have a job now i work full time at piggly wiggly. Prior to dropping out my father told me if i did that that i would have to pay for my own rent, water bill, light bill, car insurance, gas, everything i needed money for i would have to pay...and hes keeping me grounded while he is MAKING me stay here and pay him, so its like im paying to be punished.  i would like to move out of the house, but what i really wanna know is if it is legal for him to make me pay him me not being emancipated, im goin crazy, thanks!

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    On 08/21/07
    cindy from ID said:
    No way! You need to go to child services and get help. you are still under his "care" and this isn't right. Have courage and get help. Even go back to your school and talk to a counselor and ask for help. My daughter went through a similar situation, but her father kicked her out on her ear! You do have rights! Hang in there.
    On 07/19/07
    sammie from CT said:
    why the hell you drop out for!!!!!
    On 07/17/07
    sarah from AK said:
    dude i know wut you mean i droped out and went to military school because my dad made me because i was partying and smokin and dating a 19 year old guy so now that i got my diploma and im back home they wanna charge me rent but they wont let me move out wich is stuiped plus they rejected my ematipatoin forms i dont know wut to do at this point i cant keep paying them so i know how yu feel
    On 07/15/07
    MarkW from AZ said:
    I also think it is a good thing that you went back to school. actually i dont think its illegal its his house his property and u are over the age of 16 while u live in his house u have to abide by his rules.
    On 06/18/07
    Ellen from MS said:
    That crazy man so is your dad is mad at you now since you got arrest
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