A minor is not allowed to choose which parent they wish to live with. If the minor is of an age where the judge feels he or she understands the issue, the judge may speak with said minor concerning how they feel about where they are now residing, such as school, friends, and so forth. With older teens a judge will sometimes ask them why they would choose to live with a particular parent. Judges make custodial decisions based on what is in the best interest of the child and not the preferences of anyone else.
When they are 19, the age of adulthood in Alabama.
They have to be 18 to decide.
In the state of New York, there is no age in which a child can legally choose which parent to live with in a custody case. However once a child reaches age 14, the court will be more inclined to make a decision based on the parent the child chooses as long as the situation is deemed proper and safe.
At what age can a child choose which parent they want to live with
When they are 18. Minors are not allowed to choose.
The child has to be 18.
When you are 18 year old, you can choose where you want to live.
When they are 18yo.
you have to be 9 13 in Australia.
When they are 18.
In Illinois, there is no legal age for a child to choose which parent they wish to live with. A court might consider testimony in regards to these matters, but there is no provision in the law for a child to choose.
Not unless there is a separate legal issue barring the unrelated adult from residing in residence with a child. Custodial parents are able to choose who they want to live with and where they reside with their child unless the decision is in direct violation of an existing court order.
No, but he or she can speak with the judge and explain why he or she wishes to reside with a specific parent. Custodial issues are determined by what the judge feels is in the best interest of the child and not on the preference of any of the interested parties.
Children are not allowed to choose which parent they prefer to reside with. In some cases the judge will speak with a child who is mature enough to understand the situation and can answer general questions which pertain such as how well the child likes their current home, neighborhood, friends, school and so forth. When parents cannot reach an equitable custodial agreement, the judge decides the matter based upon what is in the best interest of the child(ren) and not the preference of said child or anyone else.
If the child could choose, then it depends on their age honestly. A younger child would likely want whichever one is considered more "fun". An older child will likely pick the more responsible parent, since they might know why they would be getting divorced in the first place.
The child can chose to live anywhere they want to live in the state of california when they turn 18
Under UK law, a child has no legal right to choose which parent they may live with.
The child have to be 18 to choose. From around 14 the court might want to ask for the minors opinion but is not obligated to follow.
well I think that when you turn 13 you can choose what parent you want to live with. But that's just my opinon.
When they are no longer a minor.