Minor children are not allowed to make such decisions. If the child is old enough to comprehend the situation the judge may ask him certain questions concerning his present living situation, school, friends, and so forth. The judge will not ask the child which parent he or she wishes to live with, as it is considered to place to large an emotional burden upon the child, and any child will usually choose the parent who is the most lenient. There are exceptions to the rule, if a child is an older teen the judge may order the parents and child to attend counseling sessions in an attempt to reach equitable solution to custody, rather than having it made by the court.
In West Virginia, a child can decide which parent they want to live with when they are 18.
They have to be 18.
What age legally can child choose which parent to live with in west virginia?
A minor can only express his opinion if the judge allows it, but the judge is in no way obligated to follow it so you have to be 18 to decide.
You have to be 18.
They have to be 18.
When they are 18.
In most states the leagal age is 18
Not if the parent is being denied access.
In West Virginia parents are not allowed to sign over their parental rights to a child. If the other biological parent is married and the spouse wants to adopt to child, then it's possible to not contest the adoption and let it proceed.
A minor child does not get a vote without a Judge's approval. You must be 18 to make your own decisions about where to live.
18, unless you have a parent consent, then 16.
The child can be any age. Repot it to the Dpartment of Human Services. Or the police.
Yes, relinquishing parental rights does not relieve the parent of the financial responsibility until the child or children reach the age of emancipation or the age that is stipulated in the child support petition.
I don't really know. But I would suggest that you should make the decision as a parent or caregiver, since there is no law.
Read the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction And Enforcement Act (UCCJEA). Most states have adopted it.
West Virginia is bordered by Virginia to the southeast.
They may, by contacting the child support agency with jurisdiction for the necessary paperwork. You must be willing to forgive past due child support, not just stop the agency from going after them at any given time. Or you can petition the court for a hearing regarding your wish to forgive back child support.
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West Virginia is North-West of Virgina. They are adjoining states; West Virginia was once part of Virginia.
can a teenager, age 16, decide where and with whom they want to live?
It's in the name. West Virginia is (of course) to the west of Virginia.