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Can a minor sign a document acknowledging a ban from a business without parental consent or notification?

Question Details: My 14 year old son was with a group of boys at a shopping mall and one of the other boys was arrested for lighting a sock on fire. Since my son was with the group he was banned from the mall and the security office claimed that he signed a document acknowledging that he was being banned. I was never notified of this ban or that he had signed anything. He claims to have no knowledge of being banned from the mall. He was detained and issued a $172 ticket for trespassing about a month later when he returned to the mall. I never signed anything the day of the first incident, and was not told that my son was being banned.

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