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Latchkey Kids Legal Age Limits Listed By State

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... stay at home alone. How old should a child be to be able to stay at home alone ? ... At what age can a child be legally left at home alone? (See the chart below) ...

When Can You Leave a Child Home Alone? - Family Law - FindLaw

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Only a couple of states have laws that specify the age when a child can be left home alone, including Maryland (age 8) and Illinois (age 14). However, most ...

Child Supervision - DFPS Home

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Answer: Texas law doesn't say what age is old enough for a child to stay at home alone. However ... How long and how often is the child (or children) left alone?

Factors to Consider Before Leaving a Child Home Alone

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FACTORS TO CONSIDER BEFORE LEAVING A CHILD HOME ALONE ... there is no clear legal definition as to what constitutes an unsupervised child. ... Chronological age: Young children from 0-6 years should not be left alone for even short.

Child Abuse and Neglect in Massachusetts FAQ - Mass.Gov

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Jun 15, 2014 ... How young a child can be left home alone? ... Is it against the law in Massachusetts to leave a child alone in a car? ... or health of a child] if he or she left a child 6 years of age or younger unattended in a motor vehicle for more ...

Laws | Free Range Kids

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Home Alone Age: 12 (Guideline) From Delaware's DSCYF: “While there is no law in Delaware regulating an appropriate age for a child to be left home alone, ...

Take precautions when leaving children home alone | Department of ...

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Jul 2, 2007 ... "Leaving a child at home alone should never be an easy decision for ... ages of 9 and 12, based on level of maturity, can be left home alone for ...

Leaving Your Child Home Alone - KidsHealth

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And handled well, staying home alone can be a positive experience for kids, too, ... Every child is different, but at that age, most kids don't have the maturity and ...

Preteens: Age for Babysitting & Staying Home Alone - WebMD

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Oct 9, 2016 ... Does the idea of leaving your preteen "home alone" for the first time ... Most experts say that by age 10 or 11, it's OK to leave a child alone for ...

Home Alone Rules by State - iMom

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A state by state list of when it's legal to leave children home alone. ... age at which children may be left at home alone, categorized by state within the U.S. Please ...

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Leaving Your Child Home Alone - Child Welfare Information Gateway

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have laws regarding a minimum age for leaving a child home alone. Illinois law requires children to be 14 years old before being left alone; in Maryland, the ...

DCF: Leaving your child alone - CT.gov

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Apr 28, 2016 ... Deciding when your child is ready to stay home alone is a difficult decision for parents. There is no set age, either prescribed by law or by child ...

When to Leave Your Kids Home Alone - Florida Department of ...

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Children left unsupervised or in the care of young siblings are at increased ... Florida law does not have a hard and fast rule about when children can be left home ... pre-set age at which children are considered “old enough” to stay home by ...