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Parental Responsibility for a Child's Criminal Actions
I feel that people are products of their environment and their genetic make-up. Parents should held accountable for the actions of their children if they do not make efforts to seek help with a troubled child. If you are having trouble with raising your child, then seek help. If they still turn out to be criminals at least you made every effort to help prevent it. If you sit back and ignore the signs and refuse to admit your failing then, yes you should be charged for your children's crimes. Children learns from adults and the adults they most see is their parents.
Parental Rights, Parental Responsibilities
By Deborah C. They got busted and now, on top of the headache of hiring a lawyer for junior, you find yourself charged with violating your parental duty to supervise your child. But you did not even learn of the theft until the cops showed up two days later. Can you be convicted? The answer is yes. The U.