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Express Release Of Liability By Minor Bars Parents’ Claims

 
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February 1, 2015

If you think that your minor child signing a waiver or release agreement will not affect your rights as a parent and can be set aside when the child becomes an adult, think again. ┬áIn Eriksson v. Nunnink, the California Court of Appeal held that a release signed by a minor child and her parent cannot be disaffirmed with the minor turns 18, and the release is an absolute defense to a parents’ subsequent tort and emotional distress claims.

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