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How Old is Old Enough to Leave a Child Home Alone? - Sierra ...

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In the state of California there is no legal age stipulated however there are some ... indicator that ensures a child is ready to stay at home alone (or with younger ...

Home Alone? - Child Development (CA Dept of Education)

www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/re/caqhomealone.asp

Care About Quality was published by the California Department of Education in ... Before your child stays home alone, write out the house rules and put them in ...

Latchkey Kids Legal Age Limits Listed By State

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How old should a child be to be able to stay at home alone? ... for the agency that handles child welfare in Contra Costa County, California, states: "A general ...

Laws | Free Range Kids

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Five states have laws that specify what age a child can be home alone, and 10 states ... California. Unattended in Vehicle: Cal. Veh. Code §15620 Child under 6  ...

Case Highlights Problem of Children Left Home Alone - latimes

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Jun 20, 1998 ... No California law or court case specifies the age when a child can be left alone at home, or for how long. The lack of precedent left state Court ...

Leaving Your Child Home Alone (Fact Sheet)

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May 8, 2012 ... When deciding whether to leave a child home alone, you will want to ... laws regarding a minimum age for leaving a child home alone.1 .... West Avenue Center - 4545 N. West Avenue • Fresno, CA 93705 – (559) 229-3561

Is It a Crime to Leave Your Child at Home Alone? | WK Law

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Parents who choose to allow their children to stay home alone, whether for a few ... familiarize themselves with the laws that govern child safety in California and ...

Berkeley Parents Network: Kids at Home Alone

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Jul 17, 2012 ... 8th grader at home alone after school; Leaving Teens Alone ..... I have been wondering if California has a legal age for children to be left alone.

The Age Kids Have to Be Before You Can Legally Leave Them ...

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Oct 29, 2014 ... Also, even if there aren't any laws for home alone children in your area, ... that handles child welfare in Contra Costa County, California, states:.

Experts say leaving kids home alone should be gradual, depend on ...

www.sfgate.com/news/article/Experts-say-leaving-kids-home-alone-should-be-2507463.php

Jan 5, 2006 ... California law does not stipulate a minimum age at which children can be left alone, but the couple could be charged with two counts of felony ...

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Leaving Your Child Home Alone - Home - Child Welfare Information ...

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leave their child home alone for the first time. ... to stay home alone; and laws and policies .... California: http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/re/caqhomealone.asp.

Child Home Alone Laws in California | Everyday Life - Global Post

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One third of United States' school-aged children are home alone for some part of the week, according to U.S. census data cited by the NYU Child Study Center.

What is the legal age for a kid to stay home alone in California ...

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Jan 15, 2008 ... "There is no legal age for children to stay at home alone. Parents are advised to use their best judgment, with regards to a child's maturity level, ...