Parental Liability

Parents can be held liable for any criminal or negligent acts of the children depending on the age of the children. So if the child commits a crime or causes injuries or damage to others, the parents will be subject to criminal prosecution and lawsuits. This section deals with the civil and criminal liability of the parents for the acts of their children and the state parental liability laws. Please click on the links to know more:

  • Parental Liability Basics : Learn when a parent might be responsible for the acts of her minor child, the difference between criminal and civil liability, and when insurance might step in to cover any resulting expenses.
  • Parental Civil Liability : Find out when a parent may be legally forced to pay for a child’s actions, including the damage a child may do when improperly supervised, or with the family car.

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