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How old does a child have to be to be legally left home alone in Kentucky?

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2007-05-15 19:35:44

Kentucky doesn't have a law about the age. A child has to be old

enough not to be in danger if left alone. They need to be in a safe

environment, with adequate facilities. Usually 12 year olds are

considered safe alone for short periods of time during the day.

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