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I'm completing a court summons to claim against a minor for

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I'm completing a court summons to claim against a minor for damage to my car. Do I add the minor or the parent as the defendant ?

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It is the minor. Parent didn't cause the damage.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Do I add both the minor and the parent in the defeantant box ?
The parent is responsible for the actions of his child ?

No. Only the Child. That is it. The parent is not liable.

Does that clarify?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
just to clarify !! I have no redress in english law because the person that damaged my car was a minor ?

You have a claim against the minor.

If they are under 9 then there is no claim

Does that clarify?

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