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 ...
... 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) ...
Oct 29, 2014 ... When is a child old enough to stay at home alone? ... The most common ages,
among the states that have a recommendation or legal requirement, are age 8, ...
on a case- by-case basis but should not be left alone overnight.
Here are legal age restrictions for children left at home alone.
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.
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, ...
That means that leaving kids home alone isn't as common as it once was too. ... I
don't think that any 5 year old (“mature for their age” or not) would be okay to be
left alone. ... I have asked police officer friends for what is legal in California.
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 ...
Although Pennsylvania doesn't have a set minimum age at which it's legal for
children to be left home alone, a parent is still responsible for knowing when her
Strange as it may seem, there's no set age for leaving children home alone. The
law simply says that you shouldn't leave a child alone if they'll be at risk.