Should you call your lawyer before scheduling a playdate?
Do sleepovers and playdates require liability waivers these days?
Overlawyered caught wind of this new trend that has parents requiring their children’s friends to sign legal documentation protecting them from legal action stemming from events that may occur at their houses during playdates.
A post on popular mommy blog Free Range Kids details a “4-page liability waiver” that a family asked their neighbor to sign before their kids could play at their house.
We can’t help but wonder, has this become the standard?
So tell us, have you ever been asked to sign a liability waiver when dropping your kids off at their friends’ houses? Sound off in the comments!