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So, I'm 17 and have missed a lot of school lately. They are now threatening to charge me with truency. I live in CO. Can they do that?

1 Answers. Asked on Mar 08th, 2017 on Education Law - Colorado
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I'm of the age to drop out. There for can I be charged?
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Answered on Mar 17th, 2017 at 7:30 AM

I am an education attorney. Truancy laws require regular school attendance, unless the child can be proven to be emancipated or for other explanable extraordinary circumstances. You will need to discuss the facts in more detail for a more appropriate response. Call 303-409-702. This is not legal advise, as I do not have sufficient information and you have not retained this office by this response.

 

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