(Study Tips, Dealing With Stress, Maintaining a Social Life, Financial Aid, Internships, Bar Exam, Careers in Law . . . )
4 posts • Page 1 of 1
- Posts: 1
- Joined: Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:24 pm
My child recently got charged with an MIP (Minor in Possession) in the State of Colorado. We know he is likely to enter a diversion program or some sort of probation. My child is 17 and is applying for colleges next year. He is a great student that looks to go to law school but I am afraid this may negatively affect his ability to get into college. I read several articles including onehttps://southdenverlaw.com/drug-charges-juveniles-parker-colorado that was very helpful but it didn’t tell me how it could affect my child’s future in education. Is there any way to get the charge expunged? Are MIPs a deal breaker when trying to get into college?
- Posts: 422
- Joined: Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:01 pm
To the extent you aren't trolling, you have come to the wrong place for this question. For LS, it could be a big deal, or it could not be depending on whether your child develops subsequent C+F issues, has continued problems with alcohol, etc. Assuming this is a one-time thing, not a big deal for law school.
- Posts: 1066
- Joined: Thu Jun 11, 2015 5:31 pm
I think the above is pretty spot on. I would also look into how this might effect federal loan opportunities, though.
- Posts: 3979
- Joined: Sat Jul 04, 2015 1:54 am
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests