EXAMPLEIf your minor child is doing a normal act, during a normal day, at a time he should be doing it, with adequate supervision - and accidentally damages your neighbors car, the parent would actually not be held liable.
You have to understand that if the parent does everything socially expected and correct for the child to prevent such damages from occurring, the parent isn't financially liable. At this point, the child would become liable.
So the question would be, what are you doing to prevent your child from causing damages to other people, or her/himself? As the parent you are normally held liable for the child's action's, in societies eye. You most likely will never be held criminally responcible for what your child does, but in civil law (financial law) it's possible.
No, the parents are not responsible as long as they file an absentee minor report with authorities.
The mere fact that a minor leaves home against parental permission does not mean the parents have not done whatever possible to control the youth.
Since parents cannot physically restrain a child unless the child is trying to harm themselves or someone else, it is ludicrous to believe that a parent could keep a minor from simply "walking out the door."
If the parents file a report with the appropriate agency they are not going to be held liable for any actions of the minor child while said minor is not in their custody.
No. Parents are legally and financially responsible for their minor children until they reach the legal age of majority or a court rules otherwise. The legal age of majority for the state of Texas is 18.
In the state of Texas a person becomes legally designated an adult at the age of 18. In most cases the parent(s) will no longer be legally or financially responsible for the child (an exception could be a child support order that stipulates a different age). If the parents so choose they may request their "adult" child to move from their residence.
The parent is responsible for the child as long as the child is under the age of 18. However, if the child is legally emancipated, the parents are no longer responsible for the child.
when they move out.
They cannot move out without permission. Until they reach the age of 18, the parent is responsible for them. That included determining where they can live. In Texas the answer is yes. The parent is legally responsible in some ways, but the child cannot be forced to come back if he/she runs away, the law will do nothing to bring them back, and for any crimes one is charged as an adult in Texas at 17.
If you have the permission of the parents. Until you are an adult, 18 in Texas, your parents are responsible for you. That includes determining where you live.
I would say no unless it is a restaurant
Not in Texas, until you are an adult, the parents are responsible for you. That would be 18 and until then they determine where you live.
no once you turn 18 you are a legal adult...and in Texas that occurs at 17 the parents are no longer responsible
Don't think so. The key word here is "custodial".
Yes, if they've been emancipated. There are a number of technical rules and responsibilities, check with Texas laws to be sure.
The parents are still responsible for them. Without their permission they will have to wait until they are 18 in Texas.
yes/ and by yes I guess they meant no-the legal age of majority in Teas is 18
You're 18, so yes.
Age 12, with some limitations. see related links
In Texas you have to be 21 to legally carry a handgun, but it must be concealed.
Yes, if they have parental permission. The key here is the age of majority (adulthood) in Texas. Until they are an adult, the parents are responsible for their welfare.
Technically, no, you cannot move out without parental permission. The key here is the age of majority (adulthood) in Texas, which is 18. If they are an adult, the parents are no longer responsible.
There is no legal separations in Texas
21 besides if you are with a parent or with a spouse over the age of 21. I am 19 and my wife is 21 so i can be legally served liquor
I'm in OPKS. Age 18 in every state except Texas. see links below
No, not legally. If the law states the legal drinking age is 21, then one has to be 21 in order to legally consume it, no matter who bought it or serves it. In the state of Texas you can legally drink at 13 or older so long as you are in the eye sight of your parent, guardian, and/or spouse. And the parent/guardian/spouse must be at least 21. Also the parent/guardian/spouse must order the drink then give the drink to you. However the establishment has the right to refuse.
A person does not just "give up' their obligations to a child. A petition can be made by both parents, for one parent to be relieved of parental duties. The courts, however, do not take these requests lightly. There will be affidavits taken stating the reason the parent wishes to relinquish their rights. CFS may do an investigation of both parents and the child's living environment. And the court could still order the parent to be financially responsible.
Yes, their child is 17 and has not reached the age of majority. Until that age the parents are responsible and make the decisions.