What will happen if my father was caught doing graffiti with me on the roof of a building?

I am 13 years old. He is being charged with vandalisim, tresspassing and child endangerment. What will happen to him?

Asked on November 11, 2012 under Criminal Law, Ohio


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

What will happen to him will depend on a number of factors, from whether he has priors, whether he has previously been involved in the same crime and whether he is a responsible individual otherwise. The biggest issue for him is going to be child endangerment. You certainly should not be doing graffiti and neither should he. At this point, he may face fines, jail time or both. 

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