Q: A 15 yr got into a fight with a 33yr, the man defend himself and now boy accused him of battery
The 15 yr old attacked the man, the man has pictures of all the scars, bruises and scratches Can the man file battery/assault against the minor ?
A: Your inquiry is a bit vague. When you say the minor has accused the adult of battery, do you mean the adult is now under criminal investigation or has been charged? Or you mean the minor just made an accusation to that adult or to someone who is not the police? Your inquiry is also vague as to what you mean by "file battery/assault against the minor." Do you mean attempt to get criminal charges pressed against the minor (which would be in juvenile court), or file a lawsuit against someone seeking money damages? I suggest you re-phrase your inquiry and re-post.
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