Legal Question in Criminal Law in Virginia

Is it illegal for minors to willingly fight each other for fun? Is it illegal to be a spectator to such a fight?

Asked on 7/28/10, 8:00 am

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Michael Hendrickson Law Office Michael E. Hendrickson

The problem with this sort of "fun" involving minors is that this activity can

sometimes be converted into charges of assault & battery (or worse)by one side or the other when things get rougher than expected and the possible contingent liability which may accompany such charges whether civil or criminal.

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Answered on 8/02/10, 12:37 pm

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