Q: I found out my minor has been stealing from me for the past three months, I have all the evidence. Can i press charges?
I never noticed money was being taken from my account. It sums up to more than $2,500. I have all many receipts with her name on it to things she purchased. I live in california and want them put in a juvenile detention center. How do i do this?
You don't "press charges" you make a police report. They take it to the District Attorney who reviews the reports and decides what charges to file. Depending upon his prior record, if any, he will either get Home on Probation or Diversion. If this is not his first time, he may be given custody time...
Start with the police first.
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