West Liberty, KY asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky

Q: Can I press charges on a 14 year old boy for pushing his thumb in my 12 year old sons throat ?

My son almost past out from the pressure of the other boys thumb on his throat.

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Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: You can contact the police. Assaults between juveniles are still against the law but it will likely be driven by the injury to your child. Was he take him to the doctor? Are there pictures of injuries?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: Yes. You can take a criminal complaint in juvenile court for assault.

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