Will my parents be liable for anything? or will I be liable?
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No one under 18 can possess or consume alcohol without the presence of a parent or adult guardian. Your parents cannot permit any such conduct.
Absolutely. If they knowingly allow minors to drink in their house, they are both criminally and civilly liable.
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Yes, your parents could be liable. The drinking age in Texas is 21. The only exception to that is WHEN PARENTS ARE PRESENT. If your parents knowingly allow a drinking party to take place in their home with anyone under the age of 21, yes they could be liable. Unless you have a non drinking bouncer at the door, it is a good bet that some people will leave and drive.
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