If the compliant siblings protest their involvement as they are already following the rules, remind them that this is a family effort and they are part of the family.
Other parents have found that their kids will think of very important items that they, the parents, didn't even consider or overlooked.
If the whole idea of a Home Rules Contract threatens to break down when an agreement cannot be reached between two or more parties, particularly parents, the entire family should strongly consider visiting a social worker or family therapist, even if only for one visit, to get an objective third party to help break the log jam and create a Home Contract that everybody can live with.
However, some items should not be negotiable, such as a teen demanding a curfew that is later than what the law in your area would allow for his or her particular age group.
Identify a maximum of five (5) problem behaviors that you feel need to be improved.
These behaviors could be priorities, and some should be related to the behaviors that are causing the most problems, i.e., legal problems, school problems, or medical problems (such as illness due to drug abuse or an overdose, or medication compliance issues if the teen is on psychiatric medications such as Ritalin).