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No, the child is legally responsible for themselves at the age of 18.

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Q: Is a parent legally responsible for a child who is 20 years old and lives at home in New York?
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Is a parent legally responsible for a child who is 20 years old that lives at home in South Carolina?

No, he has not been a child and your responsibility since he turned 18.

Is a parent legally responsible for a child who is 20 years old and lives at home in Missiour?

No. Not legally responsible for the 20 year olds actions. However, if they have signed some kind of legal or loan document with them they are responsible for that. .

If a minor child no longer lives at home is the parent still responsible for the child legally?

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Can an underage child leave home with their parent's permission?

Yes, they can. Parents are responsible for their minor children. They get to decide where the child lives. They are also responsible for the child's welfare in any case.

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Not once they are adults. It is often done to help the child get started in their lives.

If a child lives with one parent can the other parent who does not live in the same home claim that same child?

Not on taxes no. The parent the child lives with has the main right to claim the child. But if that parent can't or doesn't want to then the other parent can

Can a parent be sued when a child who does not live with them gets into a car accident?

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