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.
18, unless you've been emancipated.
You're 18, so yes.
no once you turn 18 you are a legal adult...and in Texas that occurs at 17 the parents are no longer responsible