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reading material for my 7 year old daughter on stealing. The consequences, Discipline, punishments for stealing. She stole $40.00 from her 14 year old brother's wallet.
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Parenting
Expert:  Lindie replied 11 years ago.

If I am understanding your question, you are looking for something to read about your child stealing and the punishments. If so here is a link you might think is useful

Hope this helps, If I am on the wrong path of what you are seeking, please let me know.

Expert:  Firsthogman replied 11 years ago.
I would recommend the Bible.
Gensis 1 31
Leviticus 1 19
Psalms 2 62,69
Proverbs 1 6
Matthew 3 6,9
Mark 1 10
Luke 1 18
Romans 2 2,13

I am sure this will help
Thank You,
Expert:  TheMysticWave replied 11 years ago.


Legally, stealing is a crime. One can be placed on probation, ordered to a juvenile correction facility, go to jail or be sentenced to prison. Either case, one is left with a criminal record. Employment may be difficult to find for an adult, one may be shunned from society - live life with fewer friends - not too much fun!

The best reading material that you can present to your daughter (children) would be from the police department. All you need to do is contact your local P.D. and ask them to send you the materials.

If you wish for further information, please let me know.

I wish you and your children/family the best.

Bright Blessings.

Peace, Love & Happiness,

The Mystic Wave

Information provided herein is based on my 30 years experience as a legal secretary/paralegal in the State of California, with experience and knowledge in the State of Nevada. This information is not intended to substitute for informed professional legal advice from a practicing, licensed attorney.

Expert:  sharon frost replied 11 years ago.
stealing....hummmm. well, what i did with my child when she took a candy bar was to take her right back in, and hand back the candy and gave an apology. there are also more stronger methods....there are programs designed to give negetive reinforcement, ie: programs by the criminal justice dept, where they are introduced to minimum security prisoners to tell their stories, how and why they are there. this is a great deversion tatic, very successful.
the local police department may have the information or the PALS program may help.
good luck. tell your sweetie jail and prison is not a nice place to be.

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