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How much does a parent have to pay as compensation if their minor child destroys property of a person?

My 17-year-old son got himself into a fight with a boy who used to bully him and broke the furniture in his house. Now this guy and his dad are asking us to pay $25,000 as compensation. Can they ask such a big amount as compensation?

03/02/2017   |   Category: Minors » Liability of...   |   State: Arkansas   |   #33193

Is a parent liable for the damages caused by a unemancipated minor child living separate in Vermont?

My son (16 year old) lives separately, although he is not emancipated yet. He recently got into a fight with his neighbor’s son and damaged the neighbor’s car. For the sole reason that my son is unemancipated and a minor, am I legally liable for the damage caused to the neighbor’s car? We live in Vermont.

02/14/2017   |   Category: Minors » Liability of...   |   State: Vermont   |   #32123

Is a parent liable for the acts of his 13-year-old son?

I live in Texas. My 13-year-old son had a fight with my neighbor’s son and he broke the windshield of my neighbor’s car. Am I liable for his acts?

01/11/2017   |   Category: Minors » Liability of...   |   State: Texas   |   #29910

My 15 year old son destroyed his professor’s car out of anger.Will I be liable my son's act?

I live with my son who is 15 years old in Florida. Last week my son destroyed his professor’s car out of anger. His professor has lodged a complaint. Will I be liable for such an act done by my son?

01/04/2017   |   Category: Minors » Liability of...   |   State: Florida   |   #29405

I am a 17-year-old. I hit my friend causing him multiple injuries. Will my parents be liable for my actions?

I am a 17-year-old living in Ohio. Last week my friend and I had an argument which turned out to be ugly and violent. I could not control my anger; thus I hit him with force which caused him multiple injuries. My friend has lodged a complaint. Will my parents be liable for my actions?

12/31/2016   |   Category: Minors » Liability of...   |   State: Ohio   |   #29190

Is it legal for me to move out of my parents house when I'm 18?

I want to move out of my parents house when i'm 18, but i'll still be in school. Is it legal for me to do that?

09/14/2007   |   Category: Minors » Liability of...   |   State: Louisiana   |   #8723

If the court awards damages will we be responsible for our child's amount that was stolen?

My 17 year old son is out of control. We have tried everything. Two weeks ago he was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor , criminal trespass of a vehicle he was released on an i bond has a court date of 6/8. This week he was arrested in a different city same county and charged with a class A misdemeanor.. some kind of theft. We did not bail him out (tried tough love approac...

05/31/2007   |   Category: Minors » Liability of...   |   State: Illinois   |   #6071
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