Brockton, MA asked in Car Accidents, Criminal Law and Personal Injury for New Hampshire

Q: If my daughter and her friend take car without permission, who would face criminal charges, driver or both?

Her friend was driving, if i press charges for theft, would my daughter be charged with a crime too?

They were in an unregistered car and had a accident, who is responsible for any medical bills?

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Your daughter might if she gave the keys. However the problem you may have is they probably didn't intend to steal it--just to take it without permission, which is likely a misdemeanor. I would argue the driver is repsonsible at least for herbills, possibly your daughters. If drivers parents have insurance you can try claiming on that.

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