There is no written law specifying the minimum age for a babysitter in Texas. However, the state Department of Family and Protective Services makes several recommendations for child care on its web site.Know More
Most states do not specify an age minimum for babysitting or have laws regarding babysitting. However, states offer guidelines for babysitting and recommend that a babysitter be at least 13 years of age, according to Babysitting-Rates.com. In addition, states do have laws outlining what constitutes child neglect, which include irresponsible child care practices.
In Texas, the Department of Family and Protective Services states that while Texas law does not dictate a minimum age for a child to be left alone, "an adult caregiver is accountable for the child's care and inadequate supervision can be a type of neglect."Learn more about Legal Ages
Texas doesn't have a law on how many times a person can marry in his lifetime, but there must be evidence of divorce, such as a divorce decree, whenever a person marries again, as noted by the Texas Department of State Health Services. To qualify for a marriage license, it has to have been at least 30 days after the divorce was finalized. There's also a 3-day waiting period between obtaining the license and marrying.Full Answer >
Each rental car company sets its own minimum age requirement, but 21 years old is common for renting a car in Texas and other states. Drivers who are under 25 years old may be required to pay additional fees.Full Answer >
According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, a person has to be at least 18 years old to get a tattoo in Texas. Under supervision of a parent, a minor is allowed to have a tattoo covered or removed.Full Answer >
It is not legal to move out at the age of 17 in Texas, unless one has been emancipated by the courts. In the State of Texas, the "age of majority" is 18 years old, according to FindLaw. Therefore, a minor who is 17 years of age is still under the control of, and is the responsibility of their parents, unless emancipation has been grated.Full Answer >