Q: Can I do anything legally against my mom, who abused me for 7yrs in NM. It ended when my dad began raising me on his own
My Mom was very neglectful & abusive. Both Physically and emotionally. All of This happened to me between ages 7-14. She was neglectful and abusive to her other 5children as well. She provided them drugs and Alchohol when they were only between the ages of 11-15. She specifically picked out her oldest son to abuse. He got older and left home. She then picked me. She allowed her kids to commit aweful crimes and Then hid them from the law. When i was 10. She hid my 16year old brother from police. Then threw him out one night, A few hours later he was found murdered in a field. Stabbed 23times. She then brainwashed me & told me it was my fault and I should hate myself. All the stuff she did left a scar. It took time to heal. I made the choice to live with my Dad years ago. He raised me with love and good morals. I am now living a good healthy life. I am wondering if there is anything I can do legally against her. I believe she should have to answer for all she did. Im 18 & live in Tx now.
A: You can file criminal charges. You can sue her civilly but that will cost money and unless she has a lot I don't see it as doing anything except frustrating you.
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