Can my father-in-law press charges on me for stealing from my mother-in-law?

Asked on August 11, 2013 under Criminal Law, Montana


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Well that depends.  If he is the Power of Attorney or Conservator/Guardian then yes, he probably can.  But if your Mother in Law is well and of sound mind and acts on her own then it is her choice wether or not she wishes to be the complaining witness to the prosecutor in a case against you.  

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