"Washington How old do you have to be to decide which parent you want to live when the child is 13?
what is the legal age in the state of louisiana that a child can decide which parent she wishes to reside with, and can choose to not visit the other?
Not really the Judge will decide this matter for you.
Unless the law has changed since 2001, the age is 18.
Child protective services does no decide if a parent is unfit. A judge will decide that. Child protective services can and will however, help the judge to decide by presenting any evidence they have found that may prove the parent unfit.
the legal age a child has to be to decide what parent they would choose to live with is 13
i had to be 13 when i could decide which parent i wanted to live with
No, a child can not decide this until they are 18.
When they are 18yo.
In the state of Washington, a child does not have the right to request to live with anyone besides the custodial parent. If there is abuse or neglect, the court will decide who the child is going to live with.
In Wyoming, a child of 14 years of age or older can decide which parent to live with. After the age of 11, a judge can choose the child's desire.