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I'd take the car back and/or make him buy it from you


One of them fancy lawyers might not have too hard of a time connecting the dots to dad's money if your son gets in an accident and hurts somebody.

If a civil case about negligence still only has a "more probable than not" burden of proof; and if your son hurt someone driving your carl; then if a prosecuting attorney could show it was more probable than not that you were negligent for allowing your son - with a history of being arrested for driving under the influence of marijuana - to drive your car...well, you could be in for a big bill that you don't want.

(I'm no lawyer, so maybe that's crazy talk - but if I were the victim, you can bet your bottom dollar I'd hire a lawyer who barked up all the trees, including this one.)

All of that cover-your-butt advice aside: I hope your son gets things straight, and that this is the last issue he has of this kind. Seriously, I hope he grows up and that his life (and yours) gets better from here on out.

Best of luck to you and your boy, sincerely.

(In response to this post by cobrahoo2)

Posted: 02/08/2019 at 08:47AM



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