Q: My roommate wants her boyfriend to move in with us. I have a young daughter so Did an arrest and backgroun check on him.
I am a 39 single mom, I formed a mother daughter like bond with a sweet very lonely lady in her late 60’s that I have worked with for a few years . I trust her completely and let her move in when she needed a place to stay, plus I worry about her health. Well... 6 months after moving in she met a man while grocery shopping and is head over heals for him. He is 56 lives with his dad, no bank or savings account and no job and it’s not because he is retired. They want to marry and him move in. I have a 7 yr old daughter so I did a back round check. I’m so confused. I see a dismissed charge in NC from years ago and misdemeanors charge in NC from the 90’s for Cannabis, but there are 2 other records and all they say is TN- Offense - dept of corrections and Along with his DOB . ? What does that mean? I Don’t see him being someone to trust enough to move in to my daughter and I home. I also see that he has 17 address in last 12 years.
Your intuition regarding letting this man move in is correct.
Nothing about the situation or his background would lead
you to conclude it would be prudent to expose your daughter
and yourself to take that risk. Not having his criminal history in front of me
I can't say for sure what is on it but any category that shows
department of corrections would most likely mean he has
spent time in custody. Trust your instincts and ask both of them
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A: I would be very careful in the situation. Obtain as much information online, then call the courts and find out the charges and final dispositions. You can probably hire a private dective for around $50 to do a complete background investigation.
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