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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.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/homealone

This factsheet provides some questions for parents to consider before leaving their children home alone, as well as tips to help make the experience safe and ...

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

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?

www.dss.virginia.gov/files/division/dfs/cps/intro_page/publications/general/alone.pdf

Virginia state statutes do not set a specific age after which a child legally can stay alone. * Age alone is not a very good indicator of a child's maturity level. ... Some localities have ordinances concerning the age at which a child may be left ...

www.hhs.gov/answers/programs-for-families-and-children/at-what-age-can-a-child-be-home-alone/index.html

State child abuse and neglect reporting laws do not specify the age at which a child can be ... If you have concerns that a child is being left home alone inappropriately, you ... Please refer to the related organizations listing at the Child Welfare ...

www.acf.hhs.gov/cb/faq/can2

State child abuse and neglect reporting laws do not specify the age at which a child can be left home alone. No consistent community standards exist describing  ...

www.washingtonpost.com/apps/g/page/local/latchkey-children-age-restrictions-by-state/1555

Here are legal age restrictions for children left at home alone. Some are guidelines and some states may have more definitive laws than others.

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 ...