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can i file a restraining order against my parents-in-laws who harbored our 15 year old son who runaway and this incident happened 2 years ago? My in-laws instructed the people who harbored our son here in California to keep him until their daughter and grandaughter arrived here in California to take our son to Washington state who was reported missing here in California and the authorities were looking for him and us where our runaway son was. My son is now 17 years old. We also have a 9 year old daughter that we need to protect from my in-laws, I'm afraid that they'll come and get her, too, someday God forbids. I suffered of depression because of this traumatic incident. The sheriff at Washington state picked up our son from the house of my parents-in-law when we found out that our son was taken to their house from California when our son called us where he was. My in-laws told the sheriff that our son is in their custody because we physically abuse our son which was fabricated by my in-laws to protect themselves. The Child and Protective Services in Washington State and California found no evidence of physical abuse and we were not charged of child abuse, thanks God, alleluhiah! But the malicious child abuse allegations and taking of our son from California to Washington were very devastating to me and it caused me a very deep depression and until now I'm still suffering from the traumatic incident that caused by my in-laws.
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Criminal Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 7 years ago
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I am sorry to hear of this situation for your health and your family.

 

What is the status of this now? Where are your children? Do they have contact with your inlaws?

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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
My children has no contact with my in-laws. My son was told by his doctor in pyschiatry department that he can't have any contact with my in-laws or the relatives of my husband involved in harboring my son because it's not good for his mental health and our family. I put my son in therapy as soon as we get home from Washington state after we picked him up from the protective services in Washinton Juvenile court because he was very much brainwashed by my in-laws against me and my husband. My in-laws promised him that he'll give him everything if my in-laws will adopt him. We are not giving up on our son to nobody. We are good parents and we live and die for our children. We'll fight until the end to get justice of what these people had done to our family.
Criminal Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 7 years ago

Hi

 

Thank you for that information.

 

The answer to your question "Can I get a restraining order..." is NO, not at this time. The incident happened 2 or so years ago and there has been no contact or harassment currently.

 

They would need to be harassing you and causing you fear for your safety to get a restraining order

 

If you have further questions, you may post them here and i will continue to assist. Otherwise, even if you have a subscription with JA please remember to ACCEPT my answer as that is the only way I can get credit for my time and information in this matter. Thank you and good luck

 

 

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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
If these people will have any contact with our son, can we file a restraining order? Our son is 17 years old now turning 18 next year on May, can we file a restraining order even whe he reached 18 years old?
Criminal Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 7 years ago

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Absolutely. IF they have contact and you feel they are a danger to his health and wellbeing, you can file on his behalf until he is 18

 

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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
I don't subscribe with www.justanswer.com. This is just a one time question.
Criminal Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 7 years ago

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That's fine. You need to hit Accept or I dont get credit for my time and information.

 

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