When you think of criminal offenses, crime shows or heinous acts you saw reported on the news might come to mind. You may even think of those involved as “criminals,” rather than people who are facing allegations.
If your child has done something wrong, you're likely dealing with the fallout. You may have court dates, need to speak with law enforcement, have attorney visits and more to do. On top of that, your child's private school might get involved.
When you are involved in an emotionally-heated situation with someone close to you, your anger could cause you to act irrationally. And in some cases, if you and an ex are upset with each other, any variety of allegations could result.
It is common for people to consume alcohol on holidays; even if you do not drink, you could experience the after-effects of those who do.