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Is it legal to file a lien for an offense committed by a minor?

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2005-10-19 15:48:18
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You would need to sue the parents or legal guardian of the minor in the proper court of venue, if you win and are awarded a judgment, generally a judgment can by executed against the property of the losing defendant(s). Bear in mind that depending on the specific circumstances, most states have a specific amount that can be recovered in lawsuits naming minor defendant and their parent(s) or guardian, ususally making it a small claims case.

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