no interview yet ! want to know what could happen if charged and what charge there could be
Does he have any previous?
no a really good boy ! only just turned 14 and guess hormones flying !
still no excuse
Ok - then first offence if he admits it one of two things can happen:
1) Referral Order - which is a non custodial option
2) Custody - its called a Detention and Training Order\=
Given it was a brush, then I think in reality he won't go to prison for this.
But first offence is only ever a referral order or custody if there is a guilty plea
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
this goes deeper than the offence alex as her mother and her farther had a nasty divorce
and he is using this to get at her and the extended family
the two children still got on for rest of holiday im told and was no harse words spoken
now hes putting words in her mouth and its starting to esculate !
a brush on the bum now turning into a nightmare!!
Sure. But if it was a brush, then if it was not intentional then its not an offence, if it was intentional and was meant to be sexual then it is an offence.
But in any event I can't see custody as an option for a brush on the bum
Can I clarify anything else?
it was intentional but they had been tickling each other and he left it
she went to sleep and then he grabbed her bum and thought they wher still playing
but she has taken it the wrong way
and making it out to be a sexual thing
I guess we have to let the dice roll and see what there next step is
just trying to understand all implications for my son
Yes this does not change it.
The test is the same, if the touching was intentional and sexual then its an offence.
If it was not sexual, then it is not an offence.
So if he says it was no sexual, there is no crime
Does that help?
yes thank you I will let you know if I hear anything else ! gone quiet at mo so will see what happens next . thankyou for all your help !