Only two states have legislated a specific age to leave a child home alone, Illinois and Maryland. Generally speaking, the child must be safe, must feel safe, and know how to take care of themselves in an emergency. Most places believe that 12 or 13 is okay to leave home alone for a couple of hours during daylight hours.
Liable for what? Which State? In Missouri you can be ordered to pay child support to the State if your child is a ward of the state.
The termination of child support depends upon what the current court order stipulates. Unless the support order designates otherwise, child support obligations end when the child reaches the age of majority. The age of majority for Missouri is 18.
When they are 18,
The age of majority is 18 in Missouri.
The age varies from state to state. In the state of Missouri a child can be emancipated at the age of 16.
its between 17 or 18
Why is the child in state custody?
The state of Missouri actually has no law regulating the age at which a child can be left alone at home, so you could leave your six year old child at home to watch your five year old child, and it would still be technically legal.
No, an underage child with autism cannot stay home alone in the state of Florida.It doesn't matter whether the child is autistic or not, if they are underage then they cannot stay home alone. Leaving the child alone would be illegal and they may get into trouble while alone.
How old can a child be to stay alone in the state of Florida?
There are no laws that state what age is appropriate for a child to be left alone nationally, so each state has their own guidelines. The state of Kansas recommends a child be 12 years old prior to being left alone.