Elkhart, IN asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Construction Law and Consumer Law for Indiana

Q: can I run away if I don’t feel safe in my house ?

My mother blames us for the way her boyfriend treats her they fight all the time the last fight they had he called my mom crazy and then he called me crazy when me and my mom get in fights she thinks it ok to put her hands on me last time she put her hands on me I threatened to call the cops and then she stop I feel like she’s doing drugs I just don’t feel safe I’m 14 and was wondering if it’s ok if I run away

1 Lawyer Answer
James Avery
James Avery
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  • Civil Rights Lawyer
  • Denver, CO
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: A better option might be to call County Dept of Social Services and make a report, they will find you a safe home if necessary.

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