My father stole my us passport while i was in a foreign country, and locked it up. can i press charges from america

Asked over 1 year ago - Miami, FL

he took my passport, he wouldnt give it back when i asked. can i press charges from the usa if he is still in a foreign country.

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  1. Douglas Aaron Cowgill

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    Answered . This has elements of criminal law and/or tort law. If he will not give your passport back, you can apply for a new one

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  2. Heather Morcroft

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    Answered . In addition to getting a new passport, look at this link regarding stolen passports. Explain the circumstances, since you know who stole it, and see if criminal charges can be pursued. This is assuming you are old enough to do all this without a parent's permission or assistance.

    http://travel.state.gov/passport/lost/lost_848....

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  3. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . Not an immigration law question.

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more

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