Would you confront your child's bully? Are there legal implications?
If my child was being bullied, I would confront both the parents of the bully and the school board. Bullying can cause some very serious consequences (in the bullied), such as suicide and/or suicide attempts, low self-esteem, eating disorders, drug and alcohol abuse/dependency, etc... Bullying is never OK and should be dealt with as soon as it starts. The bully and the bullied need to be talked to and shown the consequences of bullying. Prevention is always the best and first step to take.
I would address issue with the school personel : teacher, principal, counselor
I would also address the issue with the childs parents.
If a child were to hit or physically harm another child, the school or the parent would be held liable for the damages. I think it should be handled the same when the damage is emotional.
I would not directly confront the child. I am not sure about leagally, but any time you address someone elses child wthout permission to do so there is a great risk of issues with the parent - regardless of whether you are right or wrong in your statements.
There are no legal obligations, as far as I'm aware. You're perfectly entitled to talk to a person who is doing your child harm, and ask them to stop. Of course, there would be legal implications if you threatened the bully.
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