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Can i be sued 26 year old sons actions. Harassment claims.

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can i be sued for my 26 year old sons actions. Harassment claims.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  FamilyAnswer replied 1 year ago.

Good morning. Based upon what you shared above, it is unlikely that you can be sued. I say this because you need to be involved in some way, to show that the court has jurisdiction over you and that you are part of the lawsuit. Simply being his parent, does not mean that the company can sue you for his actions. Moreover, this is between the two of them and if money is owed, he can sue them for it. Even if he was harassing them, they need to go after him, unless they can show you were involved and part of the harassment, in some way. The person may have sent the letter in hopes of your stepping in and possible mitigating the situation, since they some how knew you were his mom but unless you can be linked to this in some way, being his parent alone, would not make you liable.

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Expert:  FamilyAnswer replied 1 year ago.

I just wanted to follow up and see if you had any other questions or needed me to clarify something. I am here to help, so please let me know. Thanks!