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What is the law concerning filing a false missing person report?

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I waa told it has been.

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My husband is almost 85 years and has health issues, he was admitted to the hospital about a week ago and didn't want his children to have any info concerning him or his whereabout because they have caused trouble resulting in trouble with our marriage. The have invaded our privacary and harassed me for 4 years. When they could not get me to release info to the m they filed a report more or less naming me as having something to do with my husbands missing.

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Did they know that he was not missing when they made the report?

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