Metairie, LA asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Domestic Violence for Louisiana

Q: I am 17, and I think I am going through domestic violence, what should I do?

I have been pulled by the hair and had my head slammed against the wall. I was beaten multiple times so one day I decided to runaway and ever since I ran away they haven't really put there hands on me but I get hurt emotionally a lot but I do not like showing it. What do I do and what happens if I just leave? I do not want my people to get any harm out of this because at the end of the day they are blood, I just want to go and forget my life and start from zero.

1 Lawyer Answer
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Covington, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: You can call 911 and go into foster care and your relatives will have to go to court or you can put up with it until you turn 18

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