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I'm 16 and I'm wondering if my mom has the power to take the money I make at work from my bank account without consent?

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Take the money from your bank account? No, the bank must have your signature, it's your money, not your moms. (My parents have borrowed money from me before and I had to be there to give a signature.) She can however put money in your account without you there, but not take it out. hmm. I guess I'm wrong according to everyone else.

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If yall have the same account yes but if you have you own account then she has no right to touch your money at all talk to the bank and make sure your mom can't touch your money

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Only if you allow it.
I these days of identity theft, your bank SHOULD protect you, your money, & your ss#.
If the bank you are currently using won't take care of you, close the account & go to a bank that will.
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My ex-wife had credit cards opened in all of our children's names to feed her gambling habit. That's criminal behavior & damaged my children's credit reports for years. What your mom is doing is not as damaging, but still very wrong.

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I'm sorry to hear she's violated your trust. I had this happen when I was your age. It still makes me furious. But to answer your question yes she can. You are a minor and she can take what is rightfully yours. It isn't fair and it isn't right. and I am sorry.

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Thank you. Luckily its usually only around 5-10 dollars a month.
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She can? My bank has to have ME sign for my money. Even when my parents borrow it.
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Yes she does, actually.

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I think if she has a good reason she can. Did you recently do something bad?

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Your 16, legally the bank account belongs to her. Sucks but ...

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I have worked in different financial institutions for 10 years and in my experience it has to do with the way your account was open and what kind of account it is. I live in California, and UTMA account will allow a child actor, singer, etc to have an account where he is the only person allowed to take money out. This UTMA accounts usually get open with a certified and notorized letter, and it has a lot of requirements. After all, you are a child and your better judgement can sometimes be cloudy. Also, such account is very rare hence I doubt this is the account you have.

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If you have a regular checking account you must have a legal guardian, parent or anyone over 18 that is in your immediate family, like an uncle, ant, or grandparent, as a co-owner of the checking account, This people are authorized to take money out if wanted to. I remember one time when a girl had a checking account with her stepmother and unfortunately the step mother divorced her father, she closed all the accounts including the girls, and when the girl came to take money out, her 20,000.00 account was closed and there was nothing she could do about it. I felt so bad for her.
There is also another type of account which is a trust account. This account can be open for a child not yet of mature age by anyone (pretty much), but the child cannot take the money out until he turns 18, or 21, or he starts college, whatever the stipulation was at the time the account was opened. This accounts are more commun, but it doesn't sound like the account you have.
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unless she is involved in the money process..................no...............

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Are you sure it is her taking it?
It hopefully could be a fee for not keeping a minimum in the account.
We get charged $5 a month if we drop below $150 anytime during the month.

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