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Jun 3, 2011 ... On a fairly regular basis I am asked by a divorced parent how old their child must be before they can choose which parent they want to live with.


or “Isn't it true that a 12 year old child can choose which parent to live with?” ... In my realistic and disgruntled approach, I want to say: “Children have no rights.


The laws vary from state to state as it relates to whether a child has a true right to choose which parent they want to live with. Attorneys often hear from clients that ...


Some parents want to leave the custody battle up to the child, thus the question: How old does a child have to be to decide where and with which parent they ...


Do you have questions regarding what rights do children have when choosing what parent to live with? Know the law, contact Coleman, Chambers, Rogers ...


If there is a court order that awarded residency with one particular parent, you have little choice but to live with that parent. So, for example, if ...


When you are emancipated (age 18) you may decide. Until then the judge will decide where you live based on a "best interest of the child" ...


... reached the age of 14 years, the child shall have the right to select the parent with whom he or she desires to live. ... and Resources Child Custody & Visitation Does a Child Have the Right to Elect the Parent They Want. .... Choose a County!


However, if one of your parents made that request, you could ask the .... and you will be 18 and deciding where you want to live by November.