Washington, DC asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Maryland

Q: So my daughter's Stepmom wants to get charges on her. My daughter called her sister and left a message saying she was

going to beat her up. This happened on Sept 18th 2018. Can she even do this because they are sister's my daughter is 12 and her daughter is 9. Its now October 1st. I have no idea why she is doing this now. I blocked all contact between us and them.

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Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

A: Sounds like your daughter did not call you. That is strange.

You know all your information through hearsay.

Why are you waiting around if youo are ACTUALLY concerned that your daughter is facing or suffering from physical harm.

It is now 14 days later.

You have the right to contact authorities including the child abuse hotline

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