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What do I do with an adult step daughter who shoves and kicks me when I ask her pay her full rent?

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salemgreen

Asked by salemgreen at 1:23 AM on Aug. 1, 2013 in Adult Children (18+)

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  • Call the police and file an assault charge. I'm quite serious. Shoving and kicking are NOT allowed. She doesn't want to pay rent, she can spend the night in JAIL.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 1:27 AM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • remove her from the home. Move her and her things to the curb
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 1:29 AM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • Call the police.
    Do you like being a doormat?
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 1:30 AM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • and I agree call the police.

    You might invest in changing those locks
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 1:32 AM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • You tell the overgrown uncivilized brat to get her ill-behaved ass out of your house before you call 911. Then you inform her father that she won't be returning, and that she's lucky you aren't filing charges. Or you file charges, if you'd rather.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 1:52 AM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • Definitely time to evict her.

    You'll need to get her father to back you up on this one.
    anng.atlanta

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 7:43 AM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • You kick her out and you press charges. If she's an adult, then she's more than old enough to control her emotions and to realize that physical abuse because you're angry or frustrated is not acceptable. Since she chooses to do it anyway, she needs to face the very real, very legal consequences.
    wendythewriter

    Answer by wendythewriter at 7:56 AM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • Kick her in the ass as you're putting her out the door.
    funlovinlady

    Answer by funlovinlady at 8:17 AM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • I agree with pretty much all of it. Time for her to get out in the real world. Or perhaps a stay in a nice little jail cell will do her some good. She won't have to pay rent there. I'm also for pepper spraying her face next time or use of a taser.

    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 8:19 AM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • Do what you'd do if it weren't your daughter: call the police.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 8:30 AM on Aug. 1, 2013

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