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Latchkey Kids Legal Age Limits Listed By State

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Latchkey kids - state age limits. At what age can a child legally stay at home alone. How old should a child be to be able to stay at home alone?

Leaving Your Child Home Alone - Child Welfare Information Gateway

www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/homealone.pdf

hours, parents need to be sure their children have the skills ... safely. Being trusted to stay home alone can be a ... age is 8, while in Oregon, children must be .

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? While a kid's maturity level should definitely come into play, some states have age ...

When Can You Leave a Child Home Alone? - FindLaw

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Children who are left home alone - sometimes known as "latchkey kids" -- are often left ... Only a couple of states have laws that specify the age when a child can be left home alone, ... How to Know If a Child Is Ready to Stay at Home Alone .

Preteens: Age for Babysitting & Staying Home Alone - WebMD

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Oct 9, 2016 ... When should you let your preteen stay home alone or babysit? ... And when are your kids old enough to start babysitting? ... Can your child understand and follow basic rules, like locking the door after coming inside and not ...

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 ...

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. ... Call your State DHS or local child welfare agency to learn about age guidelines in your area. ... Trying to decide if your kids are ready to stay at home without you? ... Don't think you can lock them at home and they are safe just because you told them ...

Latchkey kid: When can kids stay home alone? - Today's Parent

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No one law across Canada stipulates how old a child must be to stay home alone , but the Canada Safety Council (CSC) recommends age 10 as a minimum, ...

Latchkey children age restrictions by state - The Washington Post

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