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Dearborn Heights, MI asked in Juvenile Law, Criminal Law, Family Law and Domestic Violence for Michigan

Q: Can I request that my fourteen-year-old daughter be locked up at the juvenile detention facility? Just for a short time?

Recently my 14 year old daughter has been acting out doing things such as getting aggressive with her younger brother and sisters she ran away this morning when I found her I was able to get her in the car and then she began hitting me and fighting me. What are my options as a parent what can I actually do to regain control of her?

1 Lawyer Answer
Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Unfortunately, no, unless you are wanting criminal charges filed against her - which may become your only option at some point.

If you have the resources, you should look into counseling, perhaps even inpatient.

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