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I was wondering if the law always does this to teenagers. I

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I was wondering if the law always does this to teenagers. I know for a fact a thirteen year old went to a Colorado Springs Police department and told them about the drugs being used in her house, and most importantly about how her mom was having her sell marijuana out of there apartment, she gave the name f the person she sold the marijuana too. He was more than willing to come talk to them about it. She also told them that she didnt want to go back to her moms house, and she told them that her brother was accused of raping another girl in there house. The police called her mom and released her back to her moms custody that day. Isnt there a law that she has to be held for seventy-two hours or be released to another relative or foster care? what should i do or is there nothing i can do
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Samuel II replied 5 years ago.



Unfortunately, there is no such law. However, you can contact the department of Children and Family Services in your area and have them investigate the home. As well, you can contact the District Attorney in your area and they will investigate the matter


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