Four months ago, Teresa Fuller allegedly endured a severe beating at the hands of her 15-year-old son after he refused to do his chores. She said she received multiple concussions and has a scattered memory of the last three months of 2009. Not only does she have to live with the lingering physical effects, she has to pay her son's legal bills, prompting her to wonder why the state's court system doesn't do enough to help victims of parental abuse.
Texas Woman Beaten by Son Must Cover His Legal Costs
The Associated Press
January 27, 2010