How does someone who lied about her stepdad molesting her help him now? she is now an adult and he did time for the crime

Asked about 2 years ago - Anderson, SC

he now has to wear a gps device and she would really like to help but doesnt know where to start

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  1. Stephen Fulton Shaw

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    Answered . That person should not attempt any actions without talking to a local criminal defense attorney in or around Anderson. That person should also talk with a mental health counselor for help with determining the best way to broach the subject and work through the issues that have been created. It is imperative that the person see an attorney first though before doing anything with this matter.

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  2. Lars A. Lundeen

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    Answered . Without a lot more information, it is difficult to answer this type of inquiry. The stepdaughter may place herself in some legal jeopardy if the statute of limitations for perjury has not expired. I suggest that she speak with a criminal defense attorney if she really wants to help her stepfather. A criminal defense attorney will be in the best position to advise her on how to proceed.

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  3. Brian C. Pascale

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    Answered . More information is necessary. However, I agree with the previous attorney. This person needs to seek criminal legal counsel before posting anything further.

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