If it is a matter of contested custody it would be at the descretion of the court. In other words, the judge presiding over the matter would rule if the child involved was old enough to make such a choice. The judge would take into consideration the reasons the child wanted to live with the specified parent. Judges are concerned with the welfare of the child above everything else.
When you are 18 you can decide to stay or go.
What child, what age, what state, what judge?
No. The illegal immigrant is returned to their country. The child however, is an American citizen and it is up to the parents to decide whether or not to take the child with them.
There are currently no laws that state how old a child must be to stay home alone. It is left up to the parents to decide if their child is ready for that or not.
It depends on the child. Are they constantly wanting to stay home or do they have a real reason for wanting to stay home. You should allow them freedom to choose but the parent has the last say.
stay if you getting payed alot money until you find a job
Provided family services has not taken the child, and/or the father has filed a child in need of care motion.
You can ask her and offer support. If she chooses not to stop then you can decide whether or not you will stay.
It depends on the circumstances of the actions, whether they are punitive and whether or not the child was forced into the action.
it depends whether the person wants to or not, football has nothing to do with it
They should be about 17 years of age in Kentucky.
You have to decide whether or not you'll divorce her, or stay with her & raise the baby as your own.
When a child is mentally capable of choosing which parent the child wants to live with. welll, i am a 12 year old and i don't want to go to my dads anymore. my mum got a solicitor and they said the legal age is 14 ( Australia )
16, thats when most children decide which parent, biological or legally, they want to stay with.
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She can probably get her father to appeal for custody.
A child has to be 14 years old in order to choose which parent it wants to live with in the state of Georgia. However, if there is a valid reason why the child should not be with the chosen parent, the judge can step in.
A child cannot decide which parent to live with in the state of South Dakota because they are considered a minor. Only a person over 18 years of age can choose the parent they will stay with.
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.
Let him have it, and move on. Assume he is not coming back, because it is easier to deal with emotionally. If he does want to come back, he will in his own time, and then you can decide whether you want to take him back or not. If you try to force him to stay with you, it will just push him away further. Let him know how much you care for him (if you do) and tell him he should do what he wants.
At any point of the age of 18, they are entitled to ask their children/child to leave home. If their child wishes to stay home, then they decide as a family what is best. However, a child can stay at home for their life if their parents wish to do so. In Nebraska it is 19 instead of 18.
That is a matter of his personal choice and it also depends on whether or not his X wants to remain friends.
It can help them decide on whether they go to the shops to buy more food or if they should just stay in the kitchen