What is the legal age infor a child to decide which parent to live with? My son is 15 and would like to live with me(his mom). Aslo what steps need to be taken to make this happen?
As long as you are a minor you can not decide legally where to live.
the legal age a child has to be to decide what parent they would choose to live with is 13
what is the legal age for a child in the state of Texas decide which parent they want to live with
In most articals, books and stories. 18 is the legal age to decide which parent to live with.
They should be about 17 years of age in Kentucky.
When the child is 18 they can decide. Until then it's the parents or the court who decides.
As long as you are a minor you are not allowed to decide who you will live with.
It is not a crime because the parent is the legal guardian (usually) and has the right to decide what is right for their child.
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When they are 18 they can choose.
Connecticut does not have a set age limit as to when a child can pick a parent to live with. A judge will listen to their preference but it ultimately is up to the judge to decide.
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?
Yes. In custody battles a child at the age of 14 is legal age to decide for themselves as to which parent they want to live with.
At the age of 14 years old
Minors are not allowed to choose so you have to be 18.
18yo. Minors are not allowed to decide where to live.
Yes, in Tennessee a child can choose which parent to live with even if the other parent has custody. The child will have to go to court and tell a judge they choose to live with the other parent.
As of July 2014, the legal age to quit school in the state of Kentucky is 16 years old. A parent must give permission before the child can quit at 16.
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.