Category Archives: Juvenile

Articles pertaining to Juvenile Laws, Charges, Penalties and the long lasting affects on a Juvenile By Criminal Attorney Russ Richelsoph

Civil and Criminal Liability in Independence High School Shooting

Could the student who provided the gun in the Independence High School shooting be charged with a crime? Could he be sued?  What about his parents?  On February 16, 2016, I appeared on 3TV News to answer these questions.

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Juvenile Crimes and Parent Liability

Earlier this week I was interviewed by Elizabeth Erwin of ABC 15 regarding a car crash at the intersection of 67th Avenue and Van Buren.  A 14 year old allegedly ran a red light and hit an SUV carrying three people, including a small child who was thrown from the SUV.  Police suspect the 14 year old was intoxicated.  People want to know, can the juvenile’s parents be held liable for the crash and the injuries?  What is parent liability?

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