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There is not an age at which a minor is allowed to choose where or with whom they wish to live. A judge may speak with an older teen concerning the issue, but the decision will be based upon the what the judge feels is best suited for the optimate well-being of the child or children involved.

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Q: How old do you have to be to choose who has custody over you?
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What age do you have to be to choose which parent that you want to live with if that parent does not have custody over the child?

In this case it does not really matter who have custody since a minor is not allowed to choose and you have to be 18 to do so and by then you are free to live with whoever you choose.

How old does a child have to be to choose what parent he wants to live with if both parents have custody in the state of NC?

Minors are not allowed to choose.

Can an eighteen year old under a joint custody order choose who he wants to live with?

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Can a 16 year old choose not to follow a custody order in California?

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How old do you have to be in kansas to choose who you live with in a custody battle?

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In Arizona can a eleven year old choose to live with his mother and her girlfriend when the mothers uncle has sole custody?


If your a minor and your grandparents have temporary custody over you can you choose to live with your other grandparents with only the consent of your father?

No. Only the grandparents who have custody over you can give you consent to do so. And even then, they may not be able to give you permission to live with your other grandparents, depending on why you other grandparents were not given custody over you in the first place.

How do you get custody of 19 year old child?

He is an adult now so unless he is mentally ill or something you can not get custody over an adult.

Can a 15 yr old choose which parent to live with?

If the minor's custody was awarded by court order, probably not, unless one parent or the other petitions the court for a change of custody.

Can a 16 year old choose to live with her mother's ex-husband even if he is not her biological or adopted father in Pennsylvania?

Not choose, but in Pennsylvania, a stepfather can file for custody.

Can 15 year old twins make the choice to live with dad if mom has custody?

No they can not choose until they are 18.

If there is no legal court custody ruling9 does that give the child the right to choose who to stay with?

It depends on the state and how old the child is.

Can a seventeen year old be force to move back home if mom signed over custody to father?

If the father has legal custody the child should live with him. What does the custody agreement say?

Can 18 yr old decide which parent he wants to live with regardless of who has custody in ny?

You are emancipated by 18 and can choose where to live.

If Father has custody of 17 yr old son can son switch custody back to mother?

If the son wants to I believe he can. In my state (Georgia) the child can choose who he/she wants to live with at the age of 14.

What is the legal age of a child to make there own decision on custody rights in pa?

A court may listen to your opinion starting at about 13 or 14, but they will never allow you to choose custody rights yourself. You will be allowed to make decisions yourself when you age out of the system.

Can a 19 year old get custody of his baby when mother is 13 years old?

I doubt that it is possible. It is unlikely the court wuold turn over custody of a child to someone who committed Statutory Rape.

Can a 9 yr old child choose to live with grandparents?

anine year old child does not have power of atorney. so no. but a custody battle could ensue.

What is full custody?

when you're in full custody someone has control over you. Like the police when they have custody over you they have captured you and you're in their control.

Does a 17 year old have any say over who should have custody of him?

yes. if you go to court for a custody battle the judge might ask him who he wants to live with.

In joint custody in state of Texas how old does child need to be to choose not to visit a parent for the weekend?

If I am not mistaken I think it is fourteen in Texas

How old can a child have to be in the state of Idaho to choose which parent they want ot live with if they have joint custody?

I believe that the minimum age is 12.

Can your 15 year old daughter live with biological father for one year even though you have sole custody?

If you choose to let her.