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LIABILITY

A parent or other person who has the duty of control and reasonable discipline of a child is liable for any property damage proximately caused by:

  1. The negligent conduct of the child if the conduct is reasonably attributable to the negligent failure of the parent or other person to exercise that duty; or
  2. The willful and malicious conduct of a child who is at least ten years of age but under eighteen years of age. Family Code 41.001

Adopted: 4/7/78

Amended: 1/11/80, 3/12/82, 7/12/85, 9/22/89, 11/17/95, 5/25/05

Reviewed: 11/19/99