Q: Is it illegal for a parent to have a child Make a false police report against the other parent
A: Depending on the age of the child, it would be difficult to prove that the parent "forced" the child to lie to law enforcement. This would a very fact specific situation and oftentimes there are two very different perspectives to what occurred in a situation. Additionally, private citizens can't "file" charges against each other. So it would be up to law enforcement and a prosecutor to determine that the parent somehow forced, coerced, etc. the child to lie to the police.
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