Can I get arrested for entering my dads house with a key he gave me?

Asked on June 30, 2009 under Criminal Law, Georgia


B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

If your dad told you he didn't want you in his house, it probably doesn't matter if you still had a key from before the time he said that.  You would still be trespassing, and he might still be within his rights to call the police.  But there are situations where you might be found not guilty.  It all depends on the facts, the details.

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