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At what age can a child leave home according to the law in Texas?


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Answered 2006-09-15 13:06:18

The age of majority in TX is 18, therefore that


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18, unless the parents give permission for the child to live elsewhere.

I live in Texas and we leave my son alone and he is 10. So i dont know.

The child can has to be 18 before they are forced to leave home

the legal age to leave a child home is 15yr old

I think 18 years old A child is allowed to leave home when the child is 18 and older

According to the Texas Family and Child Services, Texas law doesn't say what age is old enough for a child to stay at home alone. However, the state assumes adequate supervision will be provided for children left alone.

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In Louisiana, the age where you can legally leave your child home alone is 12 years old.

She or he can leave home at the age of 17 yours old in texas. parents can not stop you. it is legal for them to leave.

A child can leave at home in Florida at age 18, when he or she legally becomes an adult.

In Canada, the age that a child/youth can leave home varies from province to province. In Ontario a youth can leave home, without parental permission, at the age of 16.

you cant not for any amount of time... i believe the age at which you can leave a child home alone is 16 ...

18 years old in the state of colorado ofter 18 th birth day the child can leave home even if the child is still in school

12 that is the age you should let your child stay home alone

Texas does not have a law that specifies when a child can be left at home alone. This is left up to the parents to decide if their child is mature enough to handle being left alone.

At any point of the age of 18, they are entitled to ask their children/child to leave home. If their child wishes to stay home, then they decide as a family what is best. However, a child can stay at home for their life if their parents wish to do so. In Nebraska it is 19 instead of 18.

no you have to be emassipated

There is no legal age limit for leaving a child on their own, but it is an offence to leave a child alone if it places them at risk

No more than a natural child of 17 can leave his or her home. Until the age of 18, juveniles are under the custody of their parents or guardians.

With parental consent a child can leave home at any time. Otherwise they must be an adult, 18 in Connecticut.

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