My boyfriends mom thinks I'm stalking her. One morning I was dropping off her son and she has me traspassing her property, next day I was invited to the property to drop off things to son. Officers said I could be on the street if I was invited, so which is why I wasn't arrested. Now she is making claims I was following her and how scared she is. I have proof I was at work, school getting material, a store, ect... on the day she claims. Do I need a lawyer? She is claiming I'm trying to take her grand child too, claiming I'm harming people in her family. She is doing anything to break us apart. She has harassed me ever since I started dating her son. Example : I dropped off her son, she jumps in my car yelling and cursing me out with my child in the car. I was on public street, like I always am. This has gone to far.
You only need a lawyer of you are arrested or if the cops wish to question you (you should not speak to the cops without a lawyer, even though - especially though - you likely think that you will be able to effectively explain yourself).
You cannot stop your b/f's mom (or anyone else) from filing a complaint, making a grievance or seeking help from the law.
If you are in fear of her then you can seek a restraining order, and if she has committed a crime where you are the victim then you are free to call the cops.
My advise: Maintain your records. Keep your distance and avoid the woman at all costs.
I hope that I have been helpful in answering your question.
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You should't be too worried unless charges are filed against you. If charges are filed, you would have the presumption of innocence, and the right to hire a criminal defense attorney to represent you.
If she files criminal or civil charges against you, then yes, you would probably need a lawyer.
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