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    Prom night – nothing could be more exciting, right? My best friend and I had spent hours looking for dresses and doing our hair. It was perfect. We had been waiting for this night since both of us could remember and nothing was going to ruin it. My best friend called me the night before and told me that her parents had to go on an emergency trip to see her dying grandmother. It was a really sad story but what interested us was that she was planning on throwing a huge prom party at her house.

    That night after we got our pictures and dinner, my date and I headed over to her house. I couldn’t believe how many people had shown up! Everyone was there and everyone was having a great time! People were drinking and dancing and everything was awesome. I decided to spend the night over there so that I could help clean up the next day.

    Her parents got home the next morning at about the same time the police arrived. It turns out that someone who had been at the party had gotten into an accident and was intoxicated. The police asked where they got the alcohol and they pointed at my friend’s house. The police were very nice and explained to all of us that adults can be charged with a Class 1 misdemeanor if they knowingly allow minors to drink on their property (ARS 4-241.H.) Fortunately her parents didn’t know anything about the party or the alcohol! But police also told us that there is still a chance that through their homeowner’s insurance, her parents might get sued (be held civilly liable) because someone got hurt as a result of the party.


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    On 05/15/05
    lavane from AL said:
    i had an idea that when yoou do have a party make shure your parents o.k. it and only invite a few people so that no one gets hurt.
    On 05/14/05
    Michelle from AL said:
    ok that really was not the best thing to do but it could be worse you could have gone somewere bad
    On 04/29/05
    Brianna from AZ said:
    yeah one night me and all my friends were having a party and we were all having a good time untile my friends mom came home and that was pretty lame. The next morning her mom made us clean the whole house With a hang over and every thing...after that night i never Drank again.. But yeah umm i just read that story and That that would be pretty lame to have a really sweet party then have someond go home adn get in a accendent** and get blamed for it all. <333 Peeeaacceee <333 Brianna
    On 04/08/05
    Jamese from MO said:
    This is me again I have a friend his mom is on a long way trip he planned to throw a party at his house and he invite me and said the party is going to last for hours so help me.
    On 04/08/05
    ashley from IL said:
    Sure. It was prom and all and they were just kids having fun, but that's no reason to be irresponsible. My mom and dad have always told me to be responsible. If you can't be responsible, don't do it.
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