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A high school student suing her parents for living and school tuition costs has lost her first round in court.Rachel Canning, 18, sued her parents after claiming they kicked her out of their home last year. Her mom, Elizabeth, and dad, Sean, a former police chief, said their daughter left home because she didn’t want to follow house rules. On Tuesday, a New Jersey judge denied the teen’s request for emergency financial assistance during a court proceeding that brought her together with her parents for the first time since October. The two sides did not exchange any words, although at times Rachel’s parents wept.
Nearly everyone found the lawsuit frivolous, with numerous people describing the teenager as a “spoiled brat.” One person responded with only a picture of Veruca Salt, the pampered, overindulged girl from the movie, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.”
I'd assume the costs will have to be paid for by using her college funds?
I cannot fathom the mindset of someone who thinks they DESERVE to have their college paid for by their parents. I wish the judge would of made her pay ALL court costs associated with this pathetic suit. That would of forced her to get a job and learn how to work and EARN the things she gets.
Get a job, get grants, get loans, GROW UP and welcome to the real world!!!!
she left on her own when she refused to follow the house rules for curfew, homework and time spent with her tongue down her boyfriends throat. Her parents drew the line when she was suspended twice , then received a DUI. They laid down the law, she didn't like it and left on her own. They say she is welcomed back but she needs to agree with the rules. Her mom was crying in court. The brat was yawning.
In case some are wondering parents are only legally responsible for their children until their 18th birthday.Evidently her behavior offended her parents so they did just that.And with her filing this ridiculous suit I can't really blame her parents for wanting her out of their lives.Room,board,college tuition,living expenses...why not ask for a sports car while you at it?
Sorry for the rant but I started dragging golf bags around for money at the age of 13 for money.This chick is going to have a lot of problems in her future I bet.
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Actually in a weird turn of events the family she is staying with is paying her court fees. I would wonder about why a family would do that .
I think it's her boyfriends family.