I provided a fake death certificate for my son bcos I didn't have money to pay d bail bond now my son wants to turn himself in; he's living overseas and is not a US citizen.
I'm a US citizen;
If he comes back someone told me I'll go to jail for lying to the government.'
What's my fate if he comes back
You should really consult with a criminal defense attorney. It is hard to figure out exactly what happened but it is clear that you can be charged with some sort of fraud or making false statements. Unless your son wants to be a fugitive for the rest of his life, at some point you are going to have to face the consequences.
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Step One is to consult a lawyer experience in federal criminal matters. Step Two, don't post any more on the internet, lest the Government see your posts. Step Three is to keep breathing, deep breaths, and don't freak yourself out. Whatever comes, so long as there is air in our lungs, there is always hope. Good heart!
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You have criminal and immigration issues which will affect how you handle this matter. If your son is not a USC and you are a naturalized, not native born, USC he most likely will not have status in this country, You need to consult with an attorney who is familiar with federal criminal law and immigration law or someone who has access to an immigration attorney. I also agree that there is no reason for you to incriminate yourself on this site. Go consult with an attorney and remember you have the right to an attorney, to not incriminate yourself and to remain silent. Use your rights and good luck.
You need to hire a criminal defense lawyer, and that lawyer will advise you. It is possible an arrangement can be made with the State's Attorney's Office to avoid or limit your exposure, in exchange for helping arrange your son's surrender. Do not post any more facts on line.
It is unwise to post such incriminating information online. I strongly counsel you to speak to an attorney in private. What you state that you did is quite serious, especially if you made these false statements to a government official. Yes, you can get in trouble. What your "fate" will be really depends on all of the background details. Best of luck.
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