John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer Based on your question, I can appreciate your situation being a young adult, but with that said you are considered a minor until you turn 18 and as such you can't own property. The property you speak of belongs to your parents or to those whom you live with. The property purchased by your mother would belong to her but if it is in their home then then can touch it and go through it. Furthermore, when you turn 18 and if you decide to move out and their is a dispute as to who owns the property...
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Andrew L. Bennett's answer You cannot file criminal charges against her that is the responsibility of the prosecuting attorney. However, you can call the police to make a report if that has not already happened. The police should sent the report to the prosecutor to review for battery charges. It is entirely the state's decision to file or not to file. You can also contact an attorney to pursue a civil suit for damages that would allow you to collect more that you would get in restitution in a criminal case.
Andrew L. Bennett's answer The short answer is yes. However, if you are considering running away, things must be pretty bad at home. You should contact the police, CPS or another agency to seek help. Do not put yourself in a dangerous position by running away.
Paul Stanko's answer It is unlikely that the prosecutor is basing such charges on just your hearsay statements. You never should have given irrelevant statements at the scene to begin with, but that is all water under the bridge. To protect yourself, consult a criminal defense attorney to make sure you are not facing possible criminal charges yourself. DO NOT, EVER, talk to a prosecutor without speaking to defense counsel first!
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer You are legally entitled to the money that was left to you as a minor. Your mother as your custodian had a duty to hold that money for you until you came of age. You need to consult with an attorney as soon as possible to discuss your options as there may be an issue with the statute of limitations for bringing a claim against your mother to recover your inheritance.
Paul Stanko's answer Are you sure you want to get the authorities involved? Once you call the police, the decision on whether charges are filed is entirely with the prosecutor. You will have to give a statement, and if the case goes to trial, you will have to testify. Of course you can go against your mom's advice, but you should think very carefully before you do.
Brian Lehman's answer First, before doing anything drastic, I recommend reaching out to social services or an organization that might help you out. Any young person is at an increased risk for all sorts of bad things, and it's wise to ask people for help.
With that said, the law that applies in Indiana is this one:
Sec. 2. A child commits a delinquent act if, before becoming eighteen (18) years of age, the child leaves home or a specific location previously designated by the child's parent,...
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