My sister is currently living with our father, and our mother is refusing to hand over her birth certificate and social security card. She threatened to call the cops on us for trespassing, if we come to her house to retrieve them. Not only does she have those, but she also has both of our passports. My sister is planned to get her driver licence in about a month, and has been practicing driving with my dad. When I tried to talk to our mother about getting our stuff, she told me that I need to drop it, or she would call the DMV/authorities and have them revoke my drivers licence because my sister has been driving with me and not my dad, which isn't true. I'm 18 and my sister is currently 16. Is any of what she's doing illegal?
Rather than dealing with your mother, why doesn't your father ask the State Department of Health for a certified copy of your sister's birth certificate and ask the Social Security Administration for a new Social Security Card for her? As annoying as that process may be, it sounds easier than getting the existing copies from your mother.
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