My daughter and I were involved in a car accident by someone who had road rage. The officer asked her questions about accident. Then told her she was not consistant in her story. "She didn't give same story as witnesses. She is 16 years old.
No, they don't need your permission to question her.
Criminal Defense Attorney
Yes, a police officer can question your daughter without you being there.
Attorney Jason Chan
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Boston, MA 02110
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Lawsuit / Dispute Attorney
Your permission to question her was not necessary. The police were able to inquire about the circumstances of the accident from your daughter.
Good luck to you.
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The police are free to question your daughter in this circumstance.
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