Hilliard, OH asked in Family Law, Domestic Violence, Intellectual Property and Small Claims for Ohio

Q: What if you're recently 18 and left a bruise on your younger brother?

My brother wasn't listening to me telling him to go upstairs after screaming at my other brother for hours and was being obstinate for 15 minutes about going up the stairs saying I wasn't letting him when I clearly just wanted him to go upstairs and I kicked him in the hip and left a bruise. Not huge, but a bruise nonetheless. My mother is trying to use this against me to hold onto $3600+ worth of my electronics since I moved out of the house suddenly to avoid her abuse.

1 Lawyer Answer

Matthew Williams

  • Domestic Violence Lawyer
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Well, you just confessed to domestic violence, a first degree misdemeanor punishable by up 180 days in jail and a fine up to $1,000. So there's that.

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