First, stay off the internet with details about this.
Second, hire a lawyer IMMEDIATELY.
Third, speak only to your lawyer about what steps to take THIS MORNNG about how to surrender yourself.
THIS IS NOT A DO IT YOURSELF PROJECT.
Mr Brinkmeier is spot on. Follow his advice.
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This is a family law issue and I'm redirecting it on Avvo. Get advice from a family law attorney as soon as possible.
Call a criminal attorney before you do anything! There are many great criminal attorneys on AVVO. A lot of defense lawyers will give you a free consultation. Do yourself a favor and call for a free consult before making any decisions. Best of luck to you.
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