Atlanta, GA asked in Domestic Violence, Elder Law and Landlord - Tenant for Georgia

Q: How long do I have to report vandalism? I was hoping the person that did it would make things right & it's my brother.

He has anger problem & now he just gave me 7 days to get out of house that I'm the only one living there. I am w/o job now & social security owes me back to April & i have not seen a penny of it. I'm frightened because of other circumstances & an EX convict involved.

1 Lawyer Answer
William C. Head
William C. Head PRO label
  • Domestic Violence Lawyer
  • Sandy Springs, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: By waiting, you will not look like you are retaliating. A good defense lawyer will point that out. Will say that you only filed it, in an attempt to collect a debt.

Plus, whatever he vandalized likely has its own story. Think of the long term effect of pressing charges against a family member

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