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Leaving Your Child Home Alone - Child Welfare Information Gateway

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 ...

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 .

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 ...

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 .

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

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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 ...

Recent report says laws regarding children left home alone vary ...

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Feb 23, 2015 ... A recent report by NPR found that laws about children being home alone vary widely by state.

Latchkey children age restrictions by state - The Washington Post

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

Leaving Your Child Home Alone - KidsHealth

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But you can feel prepared and confident with some planning and a couple of trial runs. And handled well, staying home alone can be a positive experience for ...

Preteens: Age for Babysitting & Staying Home Alone - WebMD

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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.