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

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 ...

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

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Oct 29, 2014 ... When is a child old enough to stay at home alone? ... Also, even if there aren't any laws for home alone children in your area, basic guidelines ...

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

www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/childwelfare/caregivers/whentoleaveyourkidshomealone.shtml

Florida law does not have a hard and fast rule about when children can be left home alone, but instead expects parents to take all of the circumstances into ...

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. ... city and county ordinances within each state may have more definitive and restrictive laws .

Is it illegal in Massachusetts to leave a child alone in a ... - Mass.Gov

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Jun 15, 2014 ... How young a child can be left home alone? ... still have the discretion to criminally charge caregivers under existing child endangerment laws.

Leave your 13-year-old home alone? Police can take him into ...

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Any parents who leave their children age 13 or younger home alone may be guilty of neglect under Illinois state law. That's because Illinois law states that “ any ...

Home - Child Supervision - Dakota County

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Jan 15, 2016 ... Minnesota law does not provide a specific age a child must be before he or she may be left home alone or left under the care of another child.

Preteens: Age for Babysitting & Staying Home Alone - WebMD

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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. It's pretty obvious to ...

Home alone: When can you safely leave children by themselves ...

www.dshs.wa.gov/sesa/office-communications/media-release/home-alone-when-can-you-safely-leave-children-themselves

There is no federal or Washington state law regarding the age when children may stay home alone or baby-sit. Parents need to take into consideration the skills ...

When Children Are Old Enough to Stay Home Alone, but Too Young ...

www.nytimes.com/2008/08/14/nyregion/14alone.html

Aug 13, 2008 ... Exactly at what age a child is ready to stay home alone is a quandary ... New York, like most states, has no law stipulating an age of aloneness ...

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

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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 ...

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? ... that city and county ordinances within each state may have more definitive and restrictive laws .

Latchkey children age restrictions by state - The Washington Post

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Here are legal age restrictions for children left at home alone.