Q: Can a person use a car accident photo as abuse and also use it in their settlement claim?
A: It is unclear from your question whether any claim of child abuse has been lodged, and further, whether the photo somehow includes a child whose custody is at issue. Evidence takes many forms both in civil matters and in family law cases. If a photo is properly authenticated (taken at the time noted, accurately depicts the scene, has not been changed in any way), it can be used in the course of settlement negotiations, hearings, depositions and/or trial. Good luck to you.
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