Yesterday the police showed up and took pictures of my daughters arm and questioned her with our my knowledge. She then came bc and told me they were here to talk to me had bc an anonymous caller call. The officer asked what happened and I told him I had no clue what he was taking about, he told me I was being refured for child abuse. My daughter said I puked the blanket back and accidently got her for arm. Not true. Nor is there grab marks as he says consistent with a grabbing. There is a bruise one small on for arm and one by elbow. Which are constant with her slipping on the stairs as she told me but she had fine ealier in the week. I know my parents bc are behind this and it just constant Kai's since being back here at my mom's. I've had to call the cops on her before, my parents also. And just recently my dad because he tired to take her somewhere I said no. He told me then he bc was going to take her from me. What can I do
First, stop talking with the cops without a lawyer. Don't leave your child with your parents and advise your child not to speak with the police or DHS without you being present. You can be polite and cooperative but they have no right to question you or your children without a court order.
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If you are being charged with child abuse you should consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney regarding your specific case. If you cannot afford an attorney you can request that the court appoint an attorney for you.
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