The New York Times has unearthed what it claims is a mini-trend: vaguely worded and possibly unenforceable releases parents are asked to sign before prom parties. Hmmm. Pro tip #1: cross out the indemnification clause. Pro tip #2: how about talking to your teen instead of shouldering additional responsibility for their foolish behavior? Pro tip #3: as I suggest in On Your Case, never hurts to identify a local criminal defense lawyer, just in case things head south.