It is no secret that teens break the law, thinking they are above the law. They would commit felonies like underage drinking, vandalism, or even murder. Children of all ages are capable of breaking the law, but it can be expected that adolescents tend to break the law during their middle and high school years. And unfortunately, these crimes have severe consequences that last a lifetime that also affects the parents. While these minors are often thought of as children simply making mistakes, they are still human beings influence by the people around them, and. So, therefore, their crimes should not make their parents responsible.