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www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/homealone.pdf

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 ...

www.latchkey-kids.com/latchkey-kids-age-limits.htm

How old should a child be to be able to stay at home alone? ... that city and county ordinances within each state may have more definitive and restrictive laws .

family.findlaw.com/parental-rights-and-liability/when-can-you-leave-a-child-home-alone-.html

The 1990 movie Home Alone may have poked fun at what could happen when an eight-year old boy is accidentally left home alone, yet in reality it is not ...

www.imom.com/home-alone-rules-state

At what age can children stay home alone by law? Here's a state by state list that tells you when it's legally okay for kids to stay home alone.

lifehacker.com/the-age-kids-have-to-be-before-you-can-legally-leave-th-1652321850

Oct 29, 2014 ... Note that city and county laws within each state might also differ. Also, even if there aren't any laws for home alone children in your area, basic ...

www.legalmatch.com/law-library/article/when-is-leaving-a-child-at-home-alone-illegal.html

Nov 21, 2016 ... Only Maryland and Illinois have laws specifying the age at which kids can be left at home alone.

www.illinoispolicy.org/leave-your-13-year-old-home-alone-police-can-take-her-into-custody-under-illinois-law

Dec 22, 2016 ... It's the strictest law of its kind in the nation. Only a handful of other states have a minimum age for leaving children home alone. For example ...

www.simplemost.com/age-ok-leave-kids-home-alone

Jul 15, 2016 ... Curiously, some states have laws that state the age kids need to reach before they can stay home alone (Illinois is 14 for example, whereas ...

www.webmd.com/parenting/guide/home-alone-or-watching-younger-siblings

Oct 9, 2016 ... Most states don't have laws stipulating how old a child needs to be to stay home alone. So the decision is left up to the parents' judgment.