Eaton, OH asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Domestic Violence for Ohio

Q: Would my sister be allowed to put a camera in her own bed room?

My mother and step dad have been going into her room and smashing her things she is 19 but she is mentally disabled no one in the family is well off enough to take her would she be allowed to record her room to be able to see what he does to her things when she's gone as proof of vandalism?

1 Lawyer Answer
Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: There is no law against putting in a camera. But parents could remove it. Any mental or physical abuse should be reported. A family member could apply to become her legal guardian and then apply for available benefits to find her another living arrangement.

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